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5 Imaginative Ways to Store Toys Posted: 11th July 2019

Children can be messy and it can be tiring tidying up their mess at the end of each day, so perhaps it is time to strategise your storage plan with some genius ideas that can look good and make tidying up more enjoyable for your children. These storage ideas could even encourage them to return toys once they are done playing with them! When you’re selling your home it’s important to keep it clean, clear and clutter free – and this can be really tricky with kids.

Rolling Boxes

This idea not only makes it easier for children to access their toys but to also put them away. All you have to do is attach some wheels to the bottom of storage boxes allowing them to move freely around any room. You can also build them to fit beneath already existing cabinets and that way they can be stowed away neatly whenever they are not in use.

Window Seat

Window seat storage is an effective way to hide all of your toy clutter. All you need to get is a couple of cubed storage shelves and line them up under a window of your choosing. Fill each of the bins with toys and shield them with patterned pillows and blankets and they will fit right into the surroundings.

Utilise Your Space

Given that you have the space you could create an area of play that blends in with your already existing living or kitchen space. In order to make this work you need to ensure that the storage design relates to the décor that is already present. You can turn your living room into a play area by day and then back to your living room at night.

Creativity is Best

With this quick and easy trick you can turn a basic set of drawers into something fun and creative. If you have a plain set of drawers you can paint a design on the front of it either by hand or with a stencil to help you. This adds more excitement to the practical element of any room.

Spice Racks

Spice racks are a perfect way to add storage to any room as they can be mounted onto the wall. They have the ability to hold small toys and books that might get lost in big storage boxes, and they can be displayed in the racks without the risk of them slipping out.

You can change the colour of each of the racks to fit whatever the colour scheme might be in the room you want to mount it.


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