10 Clever Ways to Downsize (Without Sacrificing Storage Space, Style, or Your Budget)

Whether you're moving into a smaller apartment or just simplifying your home, you're going to need some new space-saving solutions to stay organized. Luckily, Walmart has all the furniture and decor you need to make the most of your new minimal lifestyle.

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Green velvet sofa from Walmart photo

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Qi Loveseat

Forget filling your living room with extra-large, overstuffed furniture. This petite two-seat loveseat is the perfect size for cuddling up on, and it won't take up much of your valuable square footage. Its mid-century modern shape is elevated by the luxe velvet fabric, and since the sofa is available in seven shades that range from bright and bold to neutral and muted, you have plenty of options for your new home.
Buy It: From $295; walmart.com

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Two white nesting side tables from Walmart photo

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Convenience Concepts Oslo Nesting Tables

If you're looking for an easy piece you can ditch and won't miss, we suggest your bulky side and coffee tables. Instead, opt for convenient nesting tables like these. You can easily place one under the other when they're not in use, so it acts as two convenient pieces of furniture in one spot. The Scandinavian-inspired side tables create space for magazines, TV remotes, and your morning cup of joe, eliminating the need for an entire coffee table.
Buy It: From $63; walmart.com

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Purple velvet lounge chair from Walmart photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Beacon Lounge Chair

If you're a natural-born entertainer, ensure your small space is up to the task. This accent chair won't monopolize your floor space and will add a fun pop of color to the room regardless of whether you get it in purple, blue, orange, or yellow. Plus, its scalloped design provides the perfect cozy spot to swap stories and play games at your next get-together.
Buy It: $179 (originally $300); walmart.com

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Dark brown lift-top coffee table from Walmart photo

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Mainstays Lift-Top Coffee Table

Your coffee table can be more than just decorative—this one is plenty functional, too, with its secret lift-top design that can hide away papers, controllers, snacks, and more. Bonus: If you work from home, this coffee table can turn your living room into a makeshift office. Simply set up your laptop and anything else you need to be productive and get to work from the comfort of your couch.
Buy It: $89 (originally $160); walmart.com

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Dark brown bistro table set with two chairs from Walmart photo

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Best Choice Products 3-Piece Dining Table Set

A kitchen is an easy space to overcrowd due to large appliances, countertop gadgets and more. While you'll probably want to keep your fridge and dishwasher as is, updating your spacious kitchen table to a cozy nook is a smart and easy swap to make. This dining table set offers barstool seating for two people, table space for a home-cooked meal, plus three shelves for stowing away dinnerware, wine glasses, or other kitchen essentials.
Buy It: $170 (originally $227); walmart.com

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White kitchen cart on wheels from Walmart photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Michael Kitchen Cart

If a lack of cabinets and drawers is an issue in your kitchen, a kitchen cart like this one is well worth the investment. It will help maximize your storage without taking up too much room, and it can double as extra counter space. This one features a stylish bamboo top, plus four shelves, two drawers, and a center-tilt cabinet perfect for hiding away a trash bin. And since it's on wheels, you can move it around to just where you need it.
Buy It: $211; walmart.com

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White garment rack from Walmart photo

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Iris USA Garment Rack

Okay, so you underestimated just how much closet space you actually need—no worries, this garment rack is here to save the day. It adds a modern, industrial look to your room while providing extra room for shoes, bags, accessories, and hanging clothes. Plus, the heavy-duty rack is incredibly easy to assemble.
Buy It: $38; walmart.com

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Dark brown bookshelf headboard from Walmart photo

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Better Homes & Gardens Leighton Twin Bookcase Headboard

When maximizing storage, don't forget about your bed. This headboard doubles as a bookshelf of sorts, with cubbies for knickknacks, books, controllers, photos, and more. With the storage space this headboard provides, you might just find you can do without traditional bedside tables.
Buy It: $89; walmart.com

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White and light brown desk from Walmart photo

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Wayland Two-Drawer Desk

You don't need an additional room to fashion a functional home office. This all-in-one desk makes the most of often-unused corner space, providing you with a workspace large enough for a laptop, important papers, and supplies, and storage space to put it all away. Plus, its discreet design will stay tucked away in the corner, so even if you work from home, you won't feel like your home is a part of your work.
Buy It: $206; walmart.com

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Dark brown wall shelf with hooks from Walmart photo

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RiverRidge X-Frame Wall Shelf

Your wall is a great place for decor—but it's also a sneaky way to fit more storage in your home. This shelf features three hooks, and it can prove useful in every room: It can hold jackets and bags in the entryway, coffee cups in the kitchen, and washcloths and towels in the bathrooms. It's just an added bonus that it's also budget-friendly and easy to mount.
Buy It: $47; walmart.com

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