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Keeping a Playroom from Being a Chaotic Mess
March 22, 2016

A designated playroom is a great way to give your kids plenty of room to play. But, playroom storage that looks good and still allows easy access to toys can definitely be hard to find. The best playroom storage options offer simple ways to organize toys so your children can easily find what they are looking for without pulling out a million other toys. Ideal playroom storage also makes it easy for your child to return toys to their proper place so the playroom doesn't have to hide behind closed doors. Check out our creative playroom storage ideas below!


Get A Creative Playroom
There are a lot of creative playroom ideas for functional and versatile playroom storage. Many storage ideas are also creative decorating ideas! A simple section of garden trellis can be refinished in any color or design. Add wooden pegs or drawer pulls before hanging it on the wall. This is the perfect storage area for dress up clothes. A few simple hanging coat racks can serve the same purpose.


Don't Forget the Smalls
The right storage for small toys can be a tough decision. A simple divided bookshelf is perfect for storing much more than books. Separate the shelves into a variety of different sizes and use colorful and unique containers to store small toys, like doll accessories, toy cars, or blocks. Remember to label toy containers with pictures and words to make it easier for your child to clean up.


Don't Lose Anything
Your kids probably bring items from their playroom to school, playdates or friends' houses. In order to keep these items organized and from getting lost, consider adding custom waterproof labels with your child's name on them. These will come in especially handy when your kiddo forgets their favorite toy at school!


Hanging shoe racks make great playroom storage tools. Soft shoe racks can hang over the door and work well on the outside of closet doors, or may hang on a nail anywhere on the wall, depending on the selected style. These shoe racks can be used to store small doll accessories, collections of race cars, small stuffed toys, or even arts and crafts.


Speaking of Arts & Crafts…
You can create a special area just for arts and crafts and use the table as storage for all of your supplies. Hang fabric that matches your playroom around the edges of the table, reaching to the floor. Keep your supplies in plastic containers and stash them under the table for a simple and creative playroom storage idea.


Storing Large Items
Try storing bigger toys in homemade playroom storage boxes. Let your child decorate sturdy, oversized cardboard boxes with paints, markers, wrapping paper scraps and stencils. When the boxes are finished, use them in the playroom as toy boxes for dolls, stuffed animals, or big cars and trucks.


Storing Stuffed Animals
Stuffed animal collections often grow quickly and are usually rarely played with, yet it is hard to give away cherished teddy bears from the infant years. There are several toy storage ideas to keep stuffed animals out of the way. Mesh laundry baskets can hold several stuffed toys and can be hung from a peg on the wall to keep them out of the way. Toy hammocks that attach to the corner of the wall are also a cute way to store stuffed toys. Outgrown cribs, toddler beds, or playpens can become home to all these beloved friends as well.


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