Narrow Storage Furniture for Tight Spaces + Giveaway

Round up of narrow furniture storage pieces for hallways and small spaces.


I am super excited about today’s post because I have teamed up this week with three of my blogland friends and Kirkland’s for the “Resolution:Organize” event, going on right now at Kirkland’s.  Megan from Honey We’re Home, Kate from Centsational Girl and Kim from Sand and Sisal, have all shared fantastic organizing ideas and products from Kirkland’s this week.  You can check out their posts/projects by clicking their links above.

**At the end of this post, I’m giving away a $100.00 Kirkland’s gift card to help one lucky winner to help with getting organized** 

I was really excited to do this post today because I have two narrow hallways and several tight spaces in my home that really waste a lot of space.  I’m sure you guys have those little spots in your home that you wish you could find really narrow pieces to not only decorate but that create additional storage. If you live in a condo or an apartment, this is probably a big issue for you.

This space from my living room to our hallway has driven me crazy all these years because I haven’t been able to find a narrow enough piece of furniture that could add storage and look pretty, at the same time.  The width of my hallway is exactly 45″, which makes it really challenging (sorry for the bad pic, took this at night):

Narrow storage furniture that works perfect for hallways and tight spaces.


Kirkland’s is really smart and has come out with a lot of really nice narrow storage furniture pieces that are anywhere from 11″- 16″ in depth to help with these narrow space issues.  These pieces are ideal for narrow hallways and tight spaces like my trouble spot.  I was so excited to finally find a solution by incorporating this pretty black distressed chest that is only 12″ in depth from Kirkland’s that I just love and is perfect:


Narrow furniture pieces with storage.  Perfect for hallways and small spaces.


This chest is a perfect catch-all for my family as we come in and leave our home and I have set it up where everyone has their own little top drawer (there are 3 of us).  The bottom three shelves are for storing extra scarves and another drawer is for flashlights and household extras:


Round up of narrow furniture pieces with lots of storage. Distressed chest from Kirkland's


This chest not only looks so pretty and filled the blank wall space but it gave us tons of extra storage that we needed right at our back door (back door is immediately to the left).  For as narrow as the chest is, it’s also really sturdy and well made. We still have 33″ of walking space around the piece, which is still plenty of room (I think 30″ is probably the minimum).

So, I couldn’t resist and since this piece is so out in the open and everyone will be using it, I painted the inside of the drawers with my favorite magenta/hot pink paint (Glamorous from Velvet Finishes) for just a really fun pop of color:


Paint inside of drawers hot pink for a fun pop of color


Paint inside of drawers for a fun pop of color.


For my own drawer, I wanted a place to quickly drop my jewelry, sunglasses and little stuff as I come in the back door.  If I can keep clutter stored and all that little stuff at the door, it doesn’t clutter up throughout the house.

I used a Kirkland’s small jewelry tray to hold my jewelry and little stuff:


Paint the inside of drawers with a fun pop of color.


That little jewelry tray is not longer online but I know that there are still at a lot of these pieces still available in stores (they come in small and large sizes) and fit in drawers perfectly.  You can look through Kirkland’s other jewelry trays here if you’re interested.

To show you more options, I pulled together a great collection of some of my favorite Kirkland’s narrow furniture options that each have a lot of storage but are narrow in depth and run 11″-16″:


Narrow storage furniture that can fit in hallways and small areas.  Narrow in depth.  Kirkland's
1) Mirrored 3-Drawer Chest- $399.00 (15.25″ in depth)
2) Ward Mirrored Console Table- $59.99 (on sale today)(11.75″ in depth)
3) Blue Distressed 6-Drawer Chest- $269.00 (12″ in depth)***This is the piece I used but I choose the black one
4) Distressed Cherry Mirrored Cabinet– $299.00 (14.57″ in depth) Great for a bar cabinet!
5) Turquoise Hexagon Chest– $239.99 (on sale today) (14″ in depth) This comes in 3 colors
6) Champagne Mirrored Console Table- $249.99 (13.8″ in depth) Great for a narrow entry way

I also wanted to mention the pretty Kirkland’s accessories that I used on the top of my chest including this perfect sized monogram burlap vanity tray that we’re using for keys, phones and all that little stuff (not available online but my small store had almost every letter) :

Inital tray from Kirkland's


and I used a hurricane metal candle holder that came in a set of 3 and I spray painted it white:

Round up of narrow furniture storage pieces for hallways and small spaces.


I so hope you guys are so inspired today to look around at the unused areas in your home that could be potential storage spots with these great narrow furniture pieces. Also, if you want to find a Kirkland’s nearest you, you can enter your zip code in the Kirkland’s store locator.

Ok, on to the $100.00 Kirkland’s gift card giveaway…

The giveaway will begin today, Thursday 1/29/14 and end exactly 7 days later on 2/5/15 @4:00 am cst.  Anyone can enter and there are several different ways on the Rafflecopter that you can enter.  Good luck everyone!!


a Rafflecopter giveaway

For more organizing ideas and great Kirkland’s storage pieces, you can checkout the their Resoluion:Organize posts on
Honey We’re Home,  Centsational Girl and Sand and Sisal.


I received compensation for the “Resolution: Organize” blog post. Kirkland’s partnered with several bloggers like me to raise brand awareness. All purchases and content are of my own accord and reflect my personal opinion and style.

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134 Responses to Narrow Storage Furniture for Tight Spaces + Giveaway

  1. Sara says:

    I would LOVE jewelry/drawer organizers…!

  2. Vicki Brawley says:

    Beautiful pieces of furniture. I have been looking for a narrow piece of furniture for my hallway. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Cathleen says:

    I’d buy a big mirror!

  4. Nancy M. says:

    I need accessories for my new bedroom!

  5. Lori H says:

    I have just the spot for a slim cabinet!

  6. Julia says:

    I’d LOVE to win the $100 Kirkland gift card! The narrow-space pieces are perfect.

  7. Stacey says:

    I’d love the turquoise hexagon chest – it’s gorgeous!!

  8. Lisa N says:

    What a beautiful change in your hall. I love that turquoise chest, it is fabulous!

  9. Love that black chest and how you set up he apace. It is beautiful as always. You are so sweet to share this giveaway.
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  10. Marylou says:

    Love this chest, especially the narrow depth. And, love, love, love the pink drawers!

  11. If I won the gift card I would use it one one of their gorgeous rugs. That is just what my living room needs!

  12. Chelsea W says:

    I love all their vanity trays, so I would definitely buy one or two of those, as well as a beautiful lamp–I love the white lattice table lamp.
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  13. Kat says:

    I love the hallway treatment. Small spaces is exactly what we have in our cozy home.

  14. carolyn clifton says:

    Great giveaway – I need to get to Kirkland’s!

  15. Laura J says:

    oo, nice giveaway — I like the Navy Geometric Burlap Pillow!

  16. Lu Ann Montgomery says:

    I would love to get the black slim chest. I have just the spot for it!

  17. Love, love, love the narrow furniture pieces. My cabin has just enough room for the needed furniture so I don,t have much room left for organizing. I love the chest that you have and it would also work great at the end of my hallway. That is what I would buy using the $100.00 to help with the purchase. Thank you for the post.

  18. Luraine Nuzzo says:

    i would love some new accessories!!

  19. Danna Brown says:

    I love love Kirklands! I would probably buy a rug and much needed pillows!!

  20. Jennifer says:

    Wow! I love everything Kirklands! Awesome giveaway! Thanks!

  21. Jane C says:

    Great decorating solution for a small space. Thank you for reminding us of the way a little paint can transform a piece….the hurricane lamp and painting the inside of the drawers pink….love your ideas!

  22. I have never visited Kirklands before, but will now! Their products remind me of Ballard Designs. I also have a small hallway near my back door that has been needing something for a long time.

  23. Melissa K says:

    I love Kirklands! Just ordered 3 mirrors from the online website.

  24. Vanessa says:

    I would definitely buy a statement piece for my hallway!

  25. Laurie Cordeniz says:

    I would get the burlap monogram tray for myself and pick up a few for next year’s Christmas list! They would be perfect!

  26. Sherrii says:

    What a beautiful hall addition. The artwork is adorable and the hot pink color in the drawers just adds to the detail! Love it!

  27. Lisa deal says:

    Seeking a statement piece for one of the hallways:)

  28. Kathy Banff says:

    At this time, I need mirrors and a large clock over the new bar cabinet. Love the variety of style.

  29. that looks great there, i love the shape. there’s a kitchen island that is sold online only that i’d use this for. thanks!
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  30. Debra C says:

    I need lamps.

  31. Julie says:

    I would purchase the black distressed chest you featured in your blog. I already know where I would put it! 🙂

  32. teri says:

    Love that Kirklands is doing this! I’m always on the hunt for the right scale to go in our small…um, cozy….rowhouse. My eye is already on the Turquoise Hexagon 3-Drawer Chest. Love the details in the drawers too.

  33. Deb says:

    Your post was like an answer to a decorating nightmare I’ve dealt with for years. I’d love, love, love, the 6 drawer chest in black as well. We have a narrow hallway as well and I’ve never been able to find anything that would work in it. THANK YOU!

  34. Carla says:

    I love the turquoise chest! It would be perfect in my entry way!~

  35. Mellie says:

    I love the narrow pieces! Especially the mirrored chest for $399 or the black distressed chest you have featured here on the blog. 🙂

  36. Becky says:

    I would love to update our entryway with one of these chests. I would like to add a fun color and a few bright accessories to liven it up. I love the bright pink that you used!

  37. Jill Jones says:

    I have been eyeing the Green & Ivory Scroll 4-Drawer Chest. Coincidental how you featured the narrow chests today! Great give-away. Thanks!

  38. Lana says:

    IAlthough I love Kirkland’s new furniture pieces, i would purchase a fabulous rug/runner for my unusually long entry/hallway!

  39. Annette says:

    If I win I want to buy the Harrison Blue Stripe Arm Chair.

  40. Emily Davis says:

    Something like this would be perfect for my coffee bar in my kitchen. I’d use the storage below for Christmas dishes.

  41. Teressa says:

    We just moved from Texas to Georgia. Have a bigger house to fill. Would LOVE to have a Kirkland’s gift card to help us out!

  42. Kaye Fox says:

    Love organizing. Just moved to a new house and need lots of goodies!!

  43. Stephanie K says:

    The black distressed chest is a perfect piece for my new renovated attic space!

  44. Rebecca says:

    I’ve had my eye on the Oatmeal Linen Tufted Headboard so without a doubt that’s what I would buy.

  45. Amy flick says:

    I love the tray. I want to win!

  46. ellen casper says:

    Love the Coral Ikat Slipper Chair

  47. kay says:

    Would love to win gift card – I can always find something I love at Kirklands

  48. Niki says:

    I have a cabinet I have been dreaming of cutting in half depth-wise. Don’t have the skills to actually do it, so I am glad to see they are making these pieces now.

  49. Like the new entryway, look really great, Thank you for the give away, Love shopping at Kirklands, so enjoy buying items from them for my home.

  50. YVONNE SANDERS says:

    Absolutely LOVE Kirklands. Shop there quite often. Love your blog also. Would really love that gift card

  51. Karen says:

    I love Kirklands! And your ideas!

  52. Susan says:

    Love the chest you chose. I’ve been looking for a narrow chest to put in the hall across from my laundry closet. (My dream is to someday have a laundry room!) in the meantime I need to make the best of my current laundry area. This is a great solution! I love the blue color in the same style as yours. Thank you for sharing your ideas!

  53. Bec says:

    I love their furniture and the storage baskets!

  54. Angie says:

    A gorgeous mirror

  55. Steph says:

    Great giveaway…love the place!

  56. Linda T says:

    I just love Kirland’s great giveaway to this store

  57. Kim says:

    I could use these so much!

  58. Sara says:

    Looks so nice.

  59. Jo Abella says:

    I love the painted interiors of the drawers. I bet it makes you smile every time you open them! Great idea. I also use Velvet paints now thanks to you and your blog.

  60. Jennifer says:

    LOVE how you customized that piece with the pop of hot pink inside the drawers. I get nervous about painting a large piece of furniture, especially one that gets a prominent spot in the house, but painting the insides… ANYONE can do that. Even if it’s not perfect, it’ll only be seen my us, and will still brighten our mood every time we open a drawer. SO am going to try that.

  61. Laura says:

    I’d buy the golden deer head plaque for my nursery!

  62. mila powers says:

    Love Kirkland’s! I love the dresser in your blog and I love their slipper chairs. They are comfy and stylish. Great selection of lamps as well. I always get in trouble when I go in their store. I can never leave without getting something there! Great post, as always.

  63. Linda says:

    I could use a new rug for our entry hall. Thanks for doing the give-away!

  64. Donna says:

    What a great idea! Your organization skills are epic!

  65. steve weber says:

    I love that really narrow nightstand table. Gotta have it.

  66. Missy says:

    I’d buy one of those cute burlap monogrammed trays if I won the $100 gift certificate. Love your blog!

  67. Cyndi says:

    I need a slim storage cabinet for our entryway! Those would be perfect. I love the one you picked out.

  68. Elena says:

    I would get a mirror for my bedroom

  69. Michelle B says:

    I would love a new rug for my laundry room! Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway 🙂

  70. debbie says:

    Great post Cyndy and the dresser looks great. I love how you painted the inside of the drawers. Did you do the paintings above the dresser? Whether you did or not they are fantastic!

    Take care

  71. nicole dziedzic says:

    I would love to buy the White Sarasota 46-pc. Dinnerware Set, would be nice to get some new dinnerware for my kitchen.

  72. Loretta Watson says:

    i need a Corner cabinet with Shelves and doors on Bottom…

  73. Tara says:

    I need the hexagon chest. I need it for my hallway 🙂

    Thank you!

  74. Kristen H says:

    I would love to win! Thanks so much for your generosity.

  75. Sheila E says:

    If I won, I’d buy a giant wall clock and some sconces. A girl can never have too many sconces. 😉

  76. Jean Louise Lilly says:

    The black chest you chose is exactly what I have been looking for. I have a small entry way and a large and busy family!

  77. Ashley says:

    I love this entire set-up, and I love Kirklands! The chest is perfect for storage and your organization ideas rock! Great post!

  78. Wendy S says:

    I love the narrow chest! Kirklands is one of my favorite places to shop!

  79. latanya says:

    I want a console table.

  80. Megan M says:

    Love all the colors!

  81. I’ve got my eye on quite a few things from Kirland’s to spruce-up my living room including the Ivory Cathedral Scroll Cabinet, the Ward Mirrored Console Table, the Champagne Corrugated Floor Vase & some of the Mason Jar Candles – so I’d put the gift card toward something on my wish list.

  82. Lori Shelby says:

    I’m always looking for new ideas to keep my house organized. Thanks.

  83. Jen says:

    I have a lot of narrow hallways in my house and these pieces would be perfect!
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  84. Elle P. says:

    I would definitely choose a table lamp.

  85. Suzanne says:

    I’d buy a jewelry armoire. Probably the White Wood Over-the-Door Jewelry Armoire Mirror, once it was back online.

  86. Laura J says:

    Oh I would buy the Espresso Faux Leather Recliner! With the 20 off 100 dollars….that would be a GREAT price! I would love a recliner!

  87. Amanda says:

    I would LOVE to win some Kirkland’s $$… I just spent some money with them on new artwork for my living room and could use an entry table to tie everything together!
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  88. Kathy Hoprich says:

    I would probably get some accessories for my master bath.

  89. Cathy Bouldry*****y says:

    Love so much at Kirkland. Bu that slim chest of drawers is so perfect ..the blue for my bedroom. They have so many wonderful pieces. Love the height and depth of the chest!!

  90. Paula H says:

    Love everything you’re doing to inspire others!!

  91. Linda F. says:

    I would choose a mirror for my living room.

  92. Regina Morris says:

    I have a narrow foyer in my house, any of these pieces would be beautiful and $100. would help purchase one of them.

  93. Pamela Bolton says:

    I would probably get the distressed sage gray scalloped cabinet that is onsale.

    I like your new cabinet very much.

  94. Sue Farmer says:

    My home is filled with things from Kirkland’s. Some of the women at my Kirkland’s even know me by name. LOL I love the mirrored cabinet and if I won, that would be my purchase for sure!!!

  95. Megan says:

    LOVE your blog and your style!!

  96. David Holder says:

    I would get the Blue 6-Drawer Storage Chest with Baskets.

  97. Michelle says:

    This is so great! It’s difficult trying to find a piece that doesn’t impede into narrow traffic areas, and I have several areas that frustrate the heck out of me! A solution, finally!!!

  98. Kellee Robinson says:

    I’m new to Kirkland’s but I love the mirrored chest. I have a black cabinet in my dining room that is screaming for PINK drawers…..or am I just hearing my own inner voice because PINK is my fav color? Either way, paint department here I come.

  99. jennifer says:

    Wow! i am loving that same black distressed chest! have the perfect space for it!!!

  100. Erika W. says:

    This is really lovely! I wish I had a decorator’s eye!
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  101. Angelia W. says:

    What a great idea! Love the tables for small spaces. Really warms up the hall. Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

  102. Carrie says:

    I love the Distressed Ivory Wall Cabinet

  103. Luz says:

    Loved the cabinet. Is it only available on-line?

  104. Connie says:

    I like the Aqua Beckett Side Table!

  105. Julie Spear says:

    I really love the cabinet you chose, the finish on that is GORGEOUS!!! Love how you accessorized it too – but I always love your decor! The Distressed Black Nantes Cabinet for my dining room would be spectacular… although I am really contemplating taking on the challenge of building something similar to YOUR narrow ceiling height dining room bar storage… That is exactly what my kitchen/dining room needs, but I don’t know if I have the skills to pull it off. I keep looking at it over and over though… 😉

  106. Diana B says:

    I like the Weathered White Table Lamp, and I could get 2

  107. Robin Wilson says:

    We will be painting our living room in the Spring and I will need new, matching accessories top to bottom!

  108. Tara says:

    I would get pillows for our basement family room.

  109. Tiffany says:

    Loving the chest you chose, just right in blue for my foyer.

  110. Kristen says:

    I might get the Antique Gold Floor and Table Lamps, Set of 3

  111. Kathy says:

    i need some new stuff for my walls!

  112. Tina W says:

    I like the Mitchell White Kitchen cart.

  113. Erika W. says:

    I love the Clear Glass and Steel Table Lamp.

  114. Terra Heck says:

    I’d get the Leopard Print 3-pc. Mirror Vanity Tray Set. Thanks.

  115. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I would love to buy the bedroom storage bench

  116. livivua says:

    I would like a nice flattering mirror for living room

  117. I’m so thankful that you talked about this store. We don’t have one in my state but we are in the process of building a new house (AND a new baby on the way) and I need all the help I can get!! I will be getting a dresser, a mirror, a headboard and ALOT of other things!!

  118. Jennifer Galloway says:

    I love Kirklands and I’m in need of an entry table, so an entry table it would be!

  119. Lori D says:

    I love the Champagne Mercury Glass Table Lamps

  120. Kelly says:

    would love one of these entry tables

  121. Thomas Murphy says:

    I would buy the Antique Black Accent Table

  122. Monicca says:

    Lovely design! Thanks for the post!

  123. I love that storage chest! It fits perfectly at that junction between halls and really unifies that area. Now I’m going to go spend an hour on Pinterest looking for storage hutches and chests. #3 in your collage is my favorite!!

  124. Anna says:

    Good post.

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