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Practically perfect – the storage solutions every home needs

Whether you’re looking to clear-up your child’s room, modernise your kitchen or simply hide clutter you can’t bear to part with, today’s storage solutions are innovative, practical and just a little bit gorgeous.

After all, who said storage had to be boring? Here’s our guide to the pick of today’s storage solutions.

Want to make a real style statement with your storage? Check out the Skinny in Mustard, Blush + Slate by Mustard

The Skinny in Mustard, Blush + Slate by Mustard

Thought lockers were just for high schools? Think again. Sisters Becca and Jess from Mustard have created a range of storage lockers that are not only serve a very practical purpose but add a wallop of design power into any space.

The Skinny is perfect if you want a healthy amount of storage without giving up too much floor space; it’s elegant, practical and just a little bit gorgeous. Best of all, it’s a versatile piece that works in home offices, children’s bedrooms and even living areas.

Don’t neglect the garden when it comes to storage, this fabulous outdoor storage is from Garden Trading

Outdoor Storage by Garden Trading

When it comes to storage, don’t forget to make the most of all your outside space.

A garage or shed is the perfect place to stow big, bulky pieces, such as the lawn mower, but if you want to keep those frequently used bits and pieces close by, this outdoor storage from Garden Trading is ideal.

It’s fairly streamlined, so won’t take too much space alongside your home or garage’s exterior wall, but it has plenty of handy drawers and hidey holes to keep your garden essentials safe.

Add a potted plant or two and voila, the perfect garden worktop with added storage.

Ever wanted a window seat? Check out this storage bench from Maine Furniture Co

Key Largo Rattan Hallway Storage Bench by Maine Furniture Co

We love a piece of multi-purpose furniture and this rattan storage bench from lifestyle brand Maine Furniture Co is exactly that.

Handcrafted by artisans in Indonesia, this storage bench has a solid mahogany frame which is complemented by naturally-aged grey rattan for a neutral finish. Rope fasteners and a cream cushion give it a coastal feel.

Ideal for those who have always wanted a window seat in their home.

Practical doesn’t have to mean boring, as these shelves from Melody Maison prove

White Metal Bathroom Shelves Storage Unit by Melody Maison

Are you a fan of all things shabby chic? This is the towel rail for you.

It’s a versatile storage solution with two towel holders and a basket-style shelving unit which is ideal for holding bottles and other bathroom essentials.

It also boasts three handy hooks which is ideal for holding bathrobes.

Crafted from metal and painted white, this shelving unit is easily wall-mounted and

In a classic shabby chic style that will suit many interiors and help keep your bathroom clutter free. Made from metal and painted in a white finish the shelving unit is easily wall mounted with 2 holes on the back for attaching to wall hooks or screws (not included).

This retro-inspired Orla Kiely storage jar from Annabel James would rock in any kitchen

Orla Kiely Large Butterfly Stem Storage Jar by
Annabel James

If you’re a fan of colour, pop art or anything retro, this is the kitchen storage jar for you.

Shades of red, pink and blue bring to life the 70s-inspired floral pattern, to create a bold interiors statement.

Made from beautifully crafted stoneware, it is perfect for storing pasta, rice, coffee, tea, spices, other loose ingredients or various bits and bobs.  Alternatively, leave it empty and allow it to simply look good wherever it is placed.

Practical food storage from Orthex Group

SmartStore Compact Clear Storage from Orthex Group

Want a fridge Mrs Hinch would be proud of? Check out these storage solutions from Nordic firm, Orthex.

With prices starting from less than £1.50, Orthex’s range of contemporary small storage for the home are ideal for storing small items in the bathroom or even the home office.

However, we love them in the fridge as all products are food-approved and BPA-free.

The whole range is modular and are available in sizes from 0.6ltr to 15.4ltr.

But the best bit? All come with a 10-year guarantee and are recyclable.

Milk crates that double as storage? Yes please – available from Bobby Rabbit

Folding Storage Crate in Dark Pink by
Bobby Rabbit

Manufactured from an eco-friendly, 100% recyclable material, these crates from Bobby Rabbit fold flat when not in use and click together easily to hold books, toys, lego, pens and crayons – you name it (they also make amazing dolls beds too!)

What’s more, these storage solutions are food-safe and washable, so totally child-friendly.

Choose from a gorgeous selection of colours – or better still, get one of each… Just perfect for tidying away all those little bits and pieces that have nowhere else to live!