A multifunction storage can keep your family room from looking like a playroom and for families with lots of kids, that’s borderline magical! Group several around a table to save space. NOTE- If you have small kids, opt for ottomans with soft close hinges so no little fingers get pinched.
Erin Marshall of Live Pretty on a Penny says, "Being organized is key when you live a leasing-lifestyle. Turn to space-saving and unconventional items that are beautiful and functional to effectively store and organize items." Here, this kid's room combines narrow shelves and picture shelves around a bench for ample toy and book storage.
Make it super-easy for kids to keep toys put away and organized with inexpensive mesh laundry bags. Hung at kid-height for easy access, they’re perfect for small items like building blocks and games with multiple pieces. BONUS- Kids can see inside the bag without opening it!
Make clean-up fun with this adorable retro wagon from Restoration Hardware’s RH baby & child. With classic details like wood railings and cast-iron wheels, this wagon can roll along with your child as they tidy up the room. Park it and it’s decor.
Toys in a playroom can be organized quickly and easily if storage containers have labels for toys, dolls, and other common kid items. Just toss the plush giraffe in a labeled canvas bin, and the task of tidying up is done.
When it comes to big toys, sometimes you need to go BIG with storage solutions- but make them collapsible so that when they’re not in use, you can pop them under a bed or in the top of a closet out of sight.
A modular system that includes both open and closed storage solutions can bring order to a messy play space or child’s bedroom. Low, wide drawers are handy for medium-to-large toys, while a bench with cubbies underneath is perfect for storing stuffed animals or extra pillows.
Red Kallax shelves from Ikea provide loads of storage for toys and books in this bedroom shared by brothers. The room is filled with color and pattern, forming a fun space that’s designed to let kids’ creativity soar.
With clean lines and plenty of clever storage, the HGTV HOME Voyage dresser in this kid's bedroom includes a flip-down media drawer for cable box or components, jewelry tray and cedar-lined bottom drawers.
Stackable or modular bins are great storage tools for toys. Open bins are ideal for stuffed animals, games and even books, and allow you and your child to store and spot favorite toys in an easy way. This bin does double duty as a nightstand, a nice extra bonus.