Woven baskets placed underneath the mudroom's console table offer storage for flip flops, towels and other items carried in and out of the home. Photos of beach life hang on the mudroom wall, bringing the coast indoors.
Give the aspiring author or poet in your life pretty notebooks or stationery showcased in a vintage wire file basket. These multifunctional pieces would also be great for gifting cookbooks, tea towels and craft supplies.
Make a gift basket the grad will actually use. Grab a colander and fill with kitchen basics such as pasta, a cutting board, a coffee mug, measuring spoons and dish towels. Include stationary or a notebook to jot down recipes.
Have a thing for baskets? Don’t cram them in your closet. Hang them on your accordion rack with pride, filled with whatever you’d like — the options are endless. In the kitchen, fill them with produce or snacks. In a bedroom, try jewelry or scarves. In a bathroom, stuff them with pretty toiletries or washcloths and hand towels.
Storage Dilemma: Bulky extra rolls of paper towels are taking up premium cabinet space. Solution: In this stylish kitchen by designer Abbe Fenimore, a decorative basket placed under the center island provides a home for extra paper towels. This simple and smart solution keeps the paper products within easy reach, and allows you to keep track of your supply.
For the master bathroom of a 1870s row house in Brooklyn, NY, designer Lorraine Bonaventura designed a vanity in keeping with the home’s historic style. A vintage mirror hangs above the white-painted vanity, which Bonaventura fitted with polished nickel fixtures. “Five deep drawers provide enough storage for all the toiletries,” she says. “The four seagrass baskets hold towels.”
We all know someone who loves to cook (or eat what’s cooked). A basket full of practical kitchen supplies like this one by Jill Nystul will give the chef in your life fun tools to enjoy for years to come. Arrange kitchen supplies such as colorful utensils and a kitchen timer in a vibrant colander, replacing messy Easter grass with cheery dish towels. Finish it all off with faux carrots and eggs for a festive nod to the holiday.
This cottage powder room gets an updated look with white wainscoting, a modern mirror, and a pop of orange in the towels. The stacked baskets on the floor are a great way to house bath products when using a pedestal sink.
White square tile covers the lower half of this bathroom wall and then blends into the white paint. A mounted wood shelf and two-tone wicker basket create open towel and supply storage. A small plant pot matches the salmon colored wall art for a fun and simple pop of color to decorate the space.
A wide, double faucet sink gives a unique look to the vanity set up of this country bathroom. Contemporary sconces frame the mirror over matching towel rings. Simple basket storage keeps the space uncluttered, and a red patterned rug adds a splash of warm color to the design.