Every home has a collection of utility baskets that serve various tasks. Bins to organize the kids' toys, craft supplies and laundry. But while helping you keep your home neat and tidy, have you thought about the aesthetic value a storage basket can bring to your home?
Instead of spending money on expensive accessories, pot holders, and hold-alls, consider your handy storage basket and the chic vibes it brings into your home.
Here are some fab ideas on how storage bins, baskets and containers can add loads of style to your home, while keeping things neat, tidy and well organised.
- Make Use of Every Little Space in Your Home
Spaces in between counters, on top of the refrigerator and even on shelves can be better used with a little help. Choose storage boxes that are aesthetically designed to fit right in with your home's décor while helping you to tidy up and make sense of all the clutter. Modern storage boxes like the ones on offer at modern home needs stores are designed with more than convenience in mind, taking away the need to hide them away from visitors. Some like the ones done by HOUZE are designed in various sizes and shapes to fit into those little odd spaces you don’t know how to use and find a shame to waste. Choose those odd spaces to store items you don’t often use, be practical and look for easy-to-clean materials such as plastic storage boxes in attractive designs.
- Give Your Wicker Basket a Second Glance
If you find wicker baskets or cane baskets handy as clothes hampers, think again and broaden their use. Baskets are charming and stylish when used for potted plants. The combination of the green foliage spilling over an earthy cane basket will add plenty of chic charm to your home. Best of all, you will find storage baskets that come in a variety of sizes and designs that will work for any type of plant.
- Wicker Baskets for Your Living Room
Apart from being the perfect plant holder wicker or cane baskets are ideal to have on display in your living room while serving a purpose. Place one next to your coffee table to hold your magazines or one near the fireplace for the extra logs, you could even have one filled with some homemade pot Pori to add a retro vibe to your home. Get creative and start utilising wicker baskets for more than holding your clothes.
- Organise Your Kids' Rooms
Got a messy bunch of little tykes? It’s easy with the range of colourful storage boxes in versatile and hardy plastic that will withstand a beating while being easy to use when it's clean-up time. Help your kids to learn organisational skills by organising their rooms with the help of storage boxes. You can improve their interest in the tasks by getting the storage containers in eye-catching kiddy designs festooned with the child’s favourite character. Best of all, you will find them in a variety of sizes to easily slip under the bed, onto a shelf, or even on top of a closet.
- Make Your Bathroom Clutter Free
Storage units for bathrooms that are used by more than one person are especially handy and a stylish way to get your space organised. Whether it’s a bunch of shampoos and body gels for various moods, a range of bath toys for toddlers, or a basket to store your hair straighteners, curlers, and other electrical accessories, purchasing storage units that can be easily moved around and slipped under a counter will help tidy up and organise your bathroom so everyone enjoys privacy when it comes to having their personal items there. A great idea is to have a little wicker basket next to your water closet with a bunch of magazines and comics to keep yourself and others using the facilities occupied.
- Give the Foldable Cloth Boxes a Try
Perfect for when you need a temporary hold all for stuff, the foldable linen storage box is one fine example. These boxes can be easily folded up and stored away in a small space when not in use and reopened when the need arises. The cute little boxes are ideal for storing your winter clothes and blankets over summer.
- Go for the Farmhouse Look
Get that cosy, lived-in, and welcome feel a country home offers by adding a few charming items to your living room. Boxes made from seagrass are eco-friendly and pretty little additions to your home that can be placed strategically to add charm. Use them to store your collection of photo albums or even have them on your sideboard to store your dinner plates. The ideas are endless with these vintage-style storage boxes.
- Use Baskets to Dress Up Rooms
Guestrooms are usually decorated sparsely; what happens though when you have sudden guests showing up for a weekend stay? Supply the need for extra closet space by using reed baskets in lovely browns or even colours to match your guestroom décor as storage units. You can have your extra blankets and pillows in these, together with towels and any other accessories you want to make available for your guest's maximum comfort.
- Get a Set of Stackable Boxes to Save Space
Missing a dresser? Not to worry, you can easily find the same storage space and purpose by getting a set of stackable plastic boxes in attractive designs and colours. Look for the single boxes that pull out like drawers, and you won’t have to keep moving boxes every time you need to get at something. The stackable box drawers can be built up to serve your needs and will fit snuggly into a corner of your room. Choose semi-transparent box drawers to easily spot stuff and make life easy.
- Use Storage Boxes in Your Entryway
Stylish boxes are cost-effective accessories to dress up and serve a purpose in your entryway. Cloth boxes to store cloves, caps, etcetera can be placed on a side table, while wicker or plastic boxes are ideal for storing shoes. Look for a tall cane basket and turn it into a lovely umbrella stand.