Decorating Your Home with Baskets

There are many things you can add to your home decoration that will have quite the versatility of baskets. They are not only decorative touches, but they also blend well with almost any decorative items and in most cases offer dual purposes as both decorative item and much needed storage.


Below, you can find some smart ways to use baskets in your house. Enjoy!

• Kitchen organizer

There are many jobs in the kitchen that a basket can pull off beautifully. One such job is a napkin holder. There are plenty baskets sold by famous brand that have are the absolute perfect size for holding different sizes of napkins for the dinner table. You can also use taller baskets to hold kitchen utensils that need to be within easy reach from the stove. There are also smaller baskets that are excellent holders for small jars of frequently used seasonings such as pepper and salt. Next time you’re in the kitchen, keep your eyes open and consider all the great ways a basket could help you out.

• Office supplies

There are many baskets that make perfect holders and organizers for office supplies. From pencil holders to those that are ideal for liquid paper, sticky notes, and paper clips, there are many baskets that are ideal for a home office.

• Knitting supplies

Larger baskets are excellent items for taming the beast that can become your supply of knitting notions and tools. Put your collection to a large basket and eliminate the items that will not fit. This will keep your knitting supplies organized and keeping them out of sight from dirty baby paws.

• Umbrella holder

This is a perfect use for a basket if you have one with the proper size. Place the basket on the floor next to your coat rack in the entryway and you will always have easy access to your umbrellas when the rainy season comes your way.

• Mail sorter

You can try to put a row of baskets near your entryway. As you are walking into your house while sorting the mail and put it into the corresponding basket. Create a basket for each family member and put the junk mail into a wastebasket that you placed below the row of baskets you put on the wall. By doing this, everyone in the family has the access to their mail and junk mail is organized as well.

• Magazine holder

This is one of the most common uses for baskets but one that should very well be said.

• Toy box

This is perhaps a favorite among parents who have many kind and fortunate enough to have an extra empty basket at any given time. A basket is a perfect tool for quickly gathering all toys and getting them out of sight.

• Laundry hamper

This is another great use for a basket. They are able to breather by the nature of their design so that if for a reason a damp towel or wet clothe gets thrown in, it doesn’t necessarily ruin for the whole batch of laundry.

This is not an exhaustive list of the virtues of baskets, but a good place to start next time when you are having an internal debate whether or not to invest money in a quality basket for your home decor needs.

Hope you enjoy it and good luck with your project!



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