6 Ways to Use Baskets in Your Home

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Baskets are a versatile decorative and storage solution
Baskets are a versatile decorative and storage solution (decorwood.blogspot)

Baskets are a stylish and easy way to add texture and storage to your interiors.  They are a versatile decorating tool and provide endless solutions to organization.  Here are six ways to use baskets in your home for display, storage and organization.

Baskets are perfect for bathroom towel storage and display
Baskets are perfect for bathroom towel storage and display (simplydiy2.BlogSpot)
  1.  Wall Display

Use baskets to create a unique wall display.  Artisan baskets from around the world make wonderful art for your walls.  Not only do baskets add dimension and texture, you can paint them for added color or use brightly woven baskets from Mexican or African markets.

Using baskets as wall art is a simple way to bring style to a room
Using baskets as wall art is a simple way to bring style to a room (decoist)
A display of bright baskets gives this room dimension, color and texture
A display of bright baskets gives this room dimension, color and texture (decoist)

2.  Storage

There are numerous storage solutions available with the use of baskets.  Throughout the home, baskets can be slipped into shelving, drawers and corners to store items.  At the entryway, each person in the household can have their own basket to keep their belongings handy.

Baskets are a great storage option
Baskets are a great storage option (seekayem)

In the kitchen, use baskets on pull-out shelves to organize utensils, spices and other items.

Kitchen storage option of baskets
Kitchen storage option of baskets (furnituredesignd.blogspot)

In the home office or craft room, baskets are a brilliant solution to clutter and organizing supplies.

Baskets used for storage in the home office
Baskets used for storage in the home office (memorabledecor)

3.  Shelf Display and Organization

Baskets can be used on shelving units throughout the home to give a finished, tidy look to magazines, books and other items.  Use them for display and organization.

Using baskets on shelves for stylish organization
Using baskets on shelves for stylish organization (homedoo)
Baskets are great tools for holding books and magazines
Baskets are great tools for holding books and magazines (potterybarn)

Baskets interspersed with other items on a shelf give an extra element to the display and offer space for storage.

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Decorative baskets on shelves keep items organized
Decorative baskets on shelves keep items organized (Wayfair)

4.  Under Table Storage

Fitting baskets under a table or console are a perfect solution for the small space.  Baskets under a table in the hallway or living room add an extra touch of style and offer out-of-the-way storage.

Baskets are perfect for under table storage
Baskets are perfect for under table storage (theinspiredroom.net)
Under table storage with baskets
Under table storage with baskets (apartmentlifestyle.net)

5.  Bathroom Storage and Display

Use baskets in the bathroom to store and display towels and toiletries.  This keeps items at the ready in organized style.

Towel storage with baskets in the bathroom
Towel storage with baskets in the bathroom (herbeauty.co)

Attach baskets to the wall and stack rolled up towels in them for an instant storage solution.

Bathroom towel baskets
Bathroom towel baskets (taherdec.blogspot)

Use baskets under the bathroom vanity and on the vanity top for multiple storage choices.

Under counter basket storage in the bath
Under counter basket storage in the bath (mydavecarroll)

6.  Kitchen Storage and Organization

Organize spices and condiments in a basket, or use baskets in place of drawers under the kitchen island.

Basket tray for kitchen
Basket tray for kitchen (Pinterest)
Kitchen island with basket storage
Kitchen island with basket storage (monterior)

Baskets provide so many options for storage, organization and decoration around the home.  With unique shapes, designs and colors baskets are the perfect functional decorating tool.

 

1 COMMENT

  1. That is a wonderful thing to have–a patnry like that. I grew up in a house with a real patnry, off the kitchen, and have always wanted to have one again(but, sadly, a few shleves in the cellar are my patnry for now)

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