Use these ornamental toy storage concepts for residing rooms and small areas to maintain toys organized and out of sight, so you may play after which put all of it away! Purchase or DIY toy storage concepts for Legos, stuffed animals, and extra.
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Ornamental Toy Storage Concepts
It looks like regardless of how a lot room they’ve of their bed room or a playroom, children all the time need to play with their toys in the midst of the lounge.
Particularly if in case you have a small area the place the lounge *is* the play room, having ornamental toy storage options can preserve the room wanting tidy whereas stopping the muddle from children’ toys.
So let’s have a look at some sensible concepts for ornamental toy storage! These DIY toy storage choices are nice for residing rooms and small areas to maintain toys hidden away when not in use — turning your front room right into a hidden playroom!
Ornamental Toy Storage Concepts for the Dwelling Room
Retailer Toys in an Ottoman or Trunk
Our go-to for hiding toys in plain sight in the lounge is by utilizing double-duty storage furnishings! A storage ottoman (or two, like seen above) can double as a espresso desk whereas additionally hiding toys, sneakers, or blankets inside.
A storage ottoman is a should have for any dwelling and well worth the funding for storing toys now, and sneakers and blankets later.
This isn’t your grandmother’s toy chest! Construct your personal Easy Picket Storage Chest utilizing our free plans that shall be proper at dwelling in the lounge or household room or children room.
For a small area that wants a extra modular storage idea, purchase or DIY an ottoman or bench with wheels, like this Plywood Inlay Storage Field with Wheels. Then your ornamental toy field can simply roll to the middle of the room to play and again alongside the wall when playtime is over.
Our Favourite Storage Ottomans / Benches / Trunks
Use Ornamental Toy Packing containers on Bookshelves
There’s no want so as to add a garish plastic toy field to the nook of your front room. Work with the shelving you have got and use sturdy ornamental packing containers as toy packing containers as a substitute. Bonus if they’ve lids to actually preserve issues hidden, or a deal with to make for simple shifting out to play and put away.
Use labels. The best toy storage is labeled so children and fogeys know what goes the place and a chalkboard toy field checks each the ornamental and practical (labeled) packing containers. See how visitor The Hunted Inside made these straightforward DIY chalkboard ornamental toy packing containers.
You possibly can simply add an ornamental field or basket to cover toys — this leisure heart turned bench is ideal for a pair baskets of toys!
And you’ll see how The Handmade Home used decorative baskets to corral small toys and books and make their bookshelves look nice whereas additionally being toy-friendly.
Baskets can conceal so many toys! This Wooden Wrapped Storage Dice Shelf takes a primary piece of furnishings and offers it just a little further model — good for front room toy storage.
A dice shelf turned on its aspect makes a fantastic bench with storage on this playroom by I Coronary heart Organizing.
This DIY wooden tilt-out storage field was designed for spice jars, however would work nice for toy vehicles and artwork provides, too! Put it on a shelf and nobody’s the wiser to what’s inside the gorgeous field.
One other venture born within the kitchen however GREAT for toy storage: this straightforward DIY stacking storage bin. Use it to arrange toys on a shelf or in a cabinet.
Our Favourite Ornamental Toy Storage Packing containers and Bins
Make Ornamental Toy Jars
An ornamental jar isn’t simply in your decor objects or kitchen requirements! Seize a big glass or plastic jar to storage small toys like scorching wheels, lego blocks figures, folks and animal toys. A little bit of glue and spray paint makes them further fashionable like these toy jars by Simplicity in the South.
Add Constructed-in Cabinets and Drawers
While you’re searching for new shelving in your front room that may maintain your stuff *and* the toys, built-ins are traditional for a motive!
We added a full wall of built-ins for storage in our Park Home, together with this built-in bench with toy baskets.
And later in our Canyon Home, we used an IKEA dresser and wardrobe to in-built a lot storage for our women’ room!
A set of premade cupboards made Jennifer’s playroom built-in cupboards a fantastic venture for a DIYer of any talent degree.
A built-in window seat like this one is a superb addition, and offers a lot of room for storing toys plus a kid-friendly place to play with them on high of the bench.
A mixture of open bookshelves with cubbies and closed storage makes for a fantastic TV space with toy storage! See how Tamara constructed this IKEA hack media heart with toy storage.
Construct Your Personal Toy Storage Furnishings
Simply because it holds toys doesn’t imply it has to appear to be it’s for a kid!
We designed this entry desk with cubby storage and hidden storage to look nice in any room, from the lounge to the nursery (with the altering desk topper!)
In any built-in or freestanding furnishings, you may add deep toy storage drawers! Learn to construct this complete media heart or simply the toy storage drawers from Hertoolbelt on Remodelaholic.
IKEA Trofast buckets are a fantastic low cost approach to set up toys — construct a toy organizer that matches your different furnishings with this tutorial from Shanty 2 Chic. Don’t need to see the hampers? Simply add doorways to the entrance of the cupboard.
Roll The Toy Field Beneath a Bench
In our entryway, we added a lot storage with a simple 2×6 bench with rolling baskets beneath. We made the hampers simply by including casters to galvanized storage buckets, so don’t be afraid to DIY your personal rolling storage out of your favourite field or basket.
Any basket you want might be placed on wheels with this straightforward DIY rolling basket tutorial by The Heathered Nest. Then simply slide it underneath a bench or shelf, or right into a closet for simple hidden toy storage.
This whitewashed wooden toy crate by Our Home Notebook appears to be like nice and is a superb scrap venture, too!
Or for even bigger rolling toy storage, construct this one-sheet plywood field.
You possibly can even make a Rolling Lego Desk to slip round for constructing!
..Or Beneath the Sofa (or Mattress)
The few inches of area underneath the sofa can present a fantastic dwelling for small toys and blocks! Identical to an underneath mattress field, any container might be slid out of sight underneath the couch.
Create your personal underneath sofa toy storage from a cardboard field like Creatively Home did.
Or, if in case you have just a little extra clearance area, construct your personal underneath mattress rolling storage packing containers that appear to be drawers!
DIY Toy Storage Concepts for Small Areas
When you have got a small area for enjoying, whether or not a playroom or a bed room, make each bit depend towards toy storage!
DIY Toy Storage Wall Cabinets
Utilizing wall area for books and small toys is a good way to not solely set up and retailer them, but additionally preserve observe of what you have got.
Hexagon cabinets are a enjoyable means so as to add colour and geometric shapes to the room as seen above and in this room by Today’s Creative Life.
Get the free plans to construct your personal hexagon cabinets right here.
Pegboard Toy Storage
We spied this at a house present and thought it was a fantastic concept! Pegboard nerf gun storage. The body makes it like its personal wall hart.
Toy Storage Wall Baskets
Wall baskets and bins are a fantastic resolution for small area toy storage. It’s straightforward to hold a basket at simply the precise peak in your baby to entry to allow them to simply get out (and put away!) their very own toys, too.
Our straightforward DIY wooden wall storage bins are nice for gloves or small toys and stuffed animals and take up little or no area.
A horizontal wall cubby shelf is deep sufficient to carry toys, artwork provides, and extra. Construct one with our free woodworking plans right here.
A straightforward DIY pocket shelf is ideal for holding books and artwork provides or different toys, too! Make your personal with our tutorial right here.
A reasonable curtain rod and these do-it-yourself fabric wall baskets for toys via The Mother Huddle will maintain books, stuffed animals, and toys.
A row of hooks or pegs alongside the wall is a superb resolution for therefore many issues! These rustic pegs and buckets are labeled for simple organizing, via The Polo House.
A set of hooks and and these DIY peekaboo toy storage bags from Hey There House make for excellent small area toy storage, too!
A wall planter basket like this one via Chipping with Charm makes a fantastic stuffed animal storage spot, too — good for reaching from the highest of a bunk mattress or loft.
It doesn’t need to be a “basket” to make nice toy storage — a primary wood crate held on the wall makes a fantastic toy shelf in this boys room by The Lily Pad Cottage.
Our Favourite Wall Baskets for Toys and Books
Strive these nice wall baskets for storing toys — and bear in mind, you may grasp most any wire basket or fabric bin utilizing a set of hooks on the wall!
Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag
Children gather soooo many stuffed animals, so put some away and rotate them simply by utilizing a toy bean bag like Saving 4 Six did! It’s each toy storage and a snug seat for studying.
She used an outdated beanbag cowl, and you can even buy stuffed animal storage beanbag covers on Amazon. Actually inexpensive and actually sensible! (And in addition nice for storing further blankets and poillows!0
Again of Door Toy Storage
Use the again of a bed room door or closet door to retailer small toys (or to filter out area in a closet so you may put toys there!)
Our straightforward DIY Cupboard Door Storage Bin will add cupboard space to the again of any door.
Or construct an entire door organizer unit with April from Wilkerdos.
Toy Storage Cabinets for Small Areas
Cabinets are a gold customary for toy storage — listed below are some nice ones for storing toys in small areas!
A vertical Cubby Toy Organizer Shelf corrals and organizes toys whereas solely taking on just a few sq. feed of flooring area.
Ladder cabinets are sensible as a result of they permit for bigger toys on the backside cabinets and smaller toys on the underside cabinets (via Just a Girl and Her Blog).
Including storage cabinets and a bench to a closet make a studying nook filled with toy storage! This DIY closet transformation was shared right here by Fairly Useful Woman.
Extra DIY Toy Storage Concepts
DIY Home Formed Toy Shelf
Construct a Home Formed Shelf or two for a cute storage shelf for toys and baskets! This open shelving works nice whereas including a cute issue to your children room.
Preserve books, toys, and dress-puclothse organized with a toddler locker group system via Atkinson Drive.
Gown Up Storage
Gown up garments encourage creativeness… and may create an enormous mess if not organized! A costume up storage “closet” helps set up and likewise lets children be taught duty as they’ll grasp up their very own garments.
DIY Dress-up Organizer by Craftiness is Not Elective
Simple DIY Gown-Up Storage
Children Play Desk with Storage
If in case you have room, a kid-sized desk creates so many alternatives for creativity and imaginative play! Each of those choices take advantage of the area by additionally having storage within the stools on the play desk.
Children Play Desk with Storage Block Stools
Child’s Playroom Desk through Shanty 2 Chic
DIY Stuffed Animal Storage
Stuffed Animal Storage through Cugorg
Toy Storage Closet for the Household Room
Toy Storage Closet by Remodelaholic visitor Merely Organized
Children Loft Mattress with Toy Storage
A loft mattress makes area beneath for plenty of toy storage!
Learn to construct a princess citadel loft mattress.
The Ultimate Lego Storage through Hometalk Blogger 2 Little Superheroes
Extra Enjoyable Toy Storage and Playroom Concepts
Bookcase Turned Play Retailer Market by Making Lemonade
Altering Desk to Toy Automotive Storage and Play Desk through Remodelaholic visitor Helping Little Hands/Pieces By Polly
First printed 08.29.2014 // Final up to date 22.12.2022