What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant

This place is an absolute dream for those hipster types and those that love the ‘Shabby Chic’ and up cycling couture. Finding the beauty in vintage items and places can be an easy thing to do. When you look into the past, and marry that with modern technology and updated style, you create a new style with ever expanding popularity and class. You don’t even have to brag about your environmentally conscientious nature; you can let your surroundings and your interior decorating expertise do the talking for you. Making the most of a limited small space has really become something of an art form. The person that bought this property had a need to maximize their space on a limited budget and the pictures below illustrate that they were able to accomplish this feat with a great sense of mastery.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
The listing for the property shows an interior that needs a lot of work..

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
A plan was devised, complete with a raised bedroom with a large closet space underneath. 

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
Here is a side representation of the plan for the entire apartment.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
The side view of the entire bathroom area.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
Before and after shot of the kitchen area. It is amazing that they were able to envision something so bland and cold turning into something so warm, inviting, and modern.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
The clutter indicates that the construction is done and it’s finally time to move things in. 

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
The apartment looks magnificent. It was such a great idea to raise the bedroom to maximize the limited space that they had.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
Bathroom and front door entrances. The cork board door to the bathroom opens revealing a large mirror on the other side. Mirrors have long been used in interior design and decorating to create an illusion of extra space in smaller areas. This is really a genius way to open up the bathroom and entryway.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
The cork board bathroom door. With the bathroom door being right next to the front door, the cork board makes a great place to hang notes or pin mail, photos, or whatever else you would like on a display wall.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
View of the entry way from the bathroom area.

What This Guy Did With An Old Abandoned Storage Unit Is Brilliant
Here the camera was set up on a tripod to capture the same angle with the mirrored bathroom door closed.

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