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11+ Secret Hiding Places To Add To Your Home

If paranoia is taking you over recently, that's totally understandable. We all get that way sometimes. Well, maybe not all of us, but some of us at least. So, if you're suddenly thinking of stashing away all your valuables but don't know where, I've got a few solutions for you.

There are plenty of clever ways you can camouflage or hide your important stuff right in your own home. Take a look.

1. Secret Shelf

YouTube | Crafted Workshop

You know what? I can't believe I've never thought of doing something like this secret shelf idea. This is quite brilliant. I gotta implement this at home ASAP.

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2. Vent Compartment

YouTube | Specific Love Creation

These vents get so dusty and dirty, I really wouldn't have thought to look behind them for any secret hidden stashes. Would you? Ha, ha. Use a small container and some string to make a secret compartment that can dangle inside your vent.

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3. Hollowed-Out Book Storage

Pinterest | Blitsey

If you're a book worm with lots of books in your house, you can make it difficult for thieves to find your stuff. Just use a hollowed-out book (or two).

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4. Vacuum Cleaner Hiding Spot

Hidden Door Store

Honestly, who would even think of looking inside of that dirty vacuum cleaner? Just make sure you don't vacuum while the documents are inside. Ha, ha!

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5. Toilet Paper Holder Trick

Pinterest

What a clever way to easily hide some cash around the house and literally nobody will be the wiser. I like this idea a lot!

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6. Secret Crawl Space

Instructables | Ilovelamp

If you have space and the means, why not just create a secret crawl space under your floor like this one? This is so cool!

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7. Hidden Chair Compartment

Instructables

Oh my gosh, this is absolutely brilliant. Who would have thought they were sitting on your fortune. Ha, ha! This is the most clever idea I've ever seen.

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8. False Drawer Bottom

Instructables | M3G

It's super easy to add a false bottom to any of your drawers. Then you can just put all your regular stuff on top and voilà! No one will ever know.

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9. Secret Birdhouse Storage

Amazon

Technically, this would be outside of your house but what a brilliant way to hide those extra keys to your house or your car, right?

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10. Clock Hidden Safe

Joom

This isn't just an ordinary wall clock — it's actually a clever, hidden safe where you can put away a lot of your valuables. So smart!

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11. Buried Treasure

Instructables | M3G

Creating a false bottom can definitely work for something mundane like a vase. I mean, who's going to dig up all your plants? LOL!

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12. Stairs Hiding Place

Pinterest

Did you know you can actually turn your stairs into extra storage or a secret hiding spot? Why not? Just make sure they don't squeak.

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13. Fake Hornet's Nest Hiding Spot

Instructables

Looking for a clever place where you can stash spare keys to your house? Just make a fake hornet's nest like this and voilà! Thieves will be too afraid of getting stung to investigate it closely.

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14. Murphy Door

I gotta say, I didn't really know what a Murphy door was but now that I see it I really, really like it. I want one!

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15. Hair Brush Stash

Amazon

Well, I didn't expect this? Did you? Ha, ha! It looks like you can literally hide stuff anywhere if you're clever enough. This is so cool.

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16. Secret Cabinet Compartment

Pinterest

I'm always paranoid about leaving my computer behind when I go on vacation. Now I've found the perfect way to hide it away from burglars. Yay!

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17. Kitchen Cabinet Hiding Spot

Pinterest

Oh wow, who knew you could set this up in your kitchen? I certainly didn't. I'm totally digging this smart and sneaky idea.

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18. Under The Stairs

Pinterest

If you have enough space under your stairs, consider turning it into a secret room like this. Imagine how much stuff you could hide here?

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19. Behind An Outlet

Pinterest

This idea is totally genius. Don't you think so? I really need to get this going in my house because it's better to be safe than sorry.

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20. Picture Frame

StashVault

There are a number of ways you can deconstruct a picture frame so you can stash a bunch of stuff behind it. This is just one trick.

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21. Jar Storage

Etsy

Nobody would look in any of your glass pantry jars that have beans, pasta, or other food items. It's a perfect hiding place!

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22. Window Sill Secret Storage

G.L. Callow

Just like the hidden shelf, this idea can totally apply to your window sill as well. Just imagine how much stuff you can hide here.

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I told you it doesn't take a genius to figure out ways to hide your important stuff.

Giphy | Rhett and Link

I just hope thieves aren't reading this article so we can fool them.

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