Storage is one of the most important considerations when it comes to organising your home, and finding smart ways to store your stuff can give you so much more space for the things you enjoy.
However, storage doesn't just have to be a practical necessity - in fact, there are some super stylish storage boxes on the market right now. We've gathered up a few of our favourites, from budget-friendly boxes to luxury trunks, and all of them designed to work with rather than against your aesthetic.
Best storage boxes to declutter in style
Yawinhe Foldable Storage Baskets 3 Pack
For a simple and elegant storage solution, look no further than this set of three linen baskets from Yawinhe, available at Amazon. With their chic white basket and rope handles, these would make for a delightful finishing touch in a coastal (or Coastal Grandma) scheme, but are neutral enough to go with any decor style. And if white isn't your colour, the same design is available in grey or grey/white colourways, too.
Measuring 42 x 32 x 26cm, they offer a generous amount of space for anything from spare blankets to toys or books. We love the fact that the inner muslin bag includes a drawstring, so you can quickly and easily cover the content of the boxes - perfect for keeping dust away!
Luxe Blush Velvet Storage Trunk
Love the luxe look? Then these storage trunks, shown above in blush, are just the job. Choose from two sizes (small: 42cm x 32cm x 25cm, large: 50cm x 40cm x 35cm) both with a glam velvet exterior and finished with a latch clamp to secure the lid in place. Also available in navy, although out of stock at the time of writing.
So'home Large Storage Box
A storage box on the smaller side (20cm x 17cm), the Babita box from La Redoute is the ideal size for holding those little knick-knacks which can otherwise create an instant look of clutter. We love the unusual hexagonal shape and the textured two-tone wood exterior of this piece, which we think would look at home in a global decor scheme.
Habitat Metal Storage Boxes
For old-school retro glamour, nothing beats a metal trunk. This set of two from Habitat at Argos comes in an olive and chive green colourway, each with a chic golden semi-circular handle detail. The larger trunk of the pair measures 30 x 20.5 x 12cm, while the smaller offers a capacity of 26.5 x 16 x 11cm - we think they're the perfect size for holding stationery and notebooks in a sophisticated home office, perhaps paired with a stylish filing cabinet.
French Cane Small Storage Box
We can't get enough of Dunelm's rustic-chic French Cane range (check out our favourite bathroom cabinets for proof!), so of course these vertical storage boxes are right up our street. Measuring 33 x 31 x 18cm, Dunelm suggests them as bathroom storage units, but we reckon they're also a great size for holding folders or magazines. And the matching lid which sits on top gives a simple but elegant finish!
Storage Boxes in Dark Brown Bamboo
This set of two open-topped boxes with a dark bamboo exterior and a natural cotton liner makes for stylish extra storage in your home. At 40 x 30 x 18cm, they're just the right size for holding toiletries in the bathroom, stowing away clothes or books, or just clearing away everyday odds and ends.
Habitat Jumbo Cord Pack of 2 Storage Basket
This set of two cute corded storage baskets in on-trend teal green from Habitat at Argos will add a splash of colour to any room. The soft, textured fabric and rounded corners of the baskets set a relaxed and laid-back feel to your space, while still offering plenty of room to keep clutter at bay. Each basket measures 37 x 22 x 20cm.
Daven Set of 3 Storage Trunks
Metal steamer-style trunks are a great way to add vintage charm to your decor, but we really like the contemporary edge of this set of three from MADE.com, which boasts a classic design with metal side handles adding a more modern industrial flair.
Available in two gorgeous colourways - green (shown above) and orange-brown, the dimensions of the three trunks are 68 x 42 x 28cm, 60 x 36 x 20cm and 52 x 26 x 20cm.
AXHOP Storage Boxes Toy Box
This cute set of four storage baskets from AXHOP, available through Amazon, will help keep playroom clutter to a minimum, making a convenient home for loose toys, games and books. Kids will love the cartoon animal motif, and the chunky rope handles making them easy to carry, even for small hands. Available in beige or grey, in two sizes.