Written by Hugh Metcalf

7 stylish storage buys for children’s bedrooms

Storage doesn’t have to be boring, especially in a kid’s bedroom. These cute and quirky buys will add some real character, and function, to their space.

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A tidy bedroom – it’s not much to ask from your kids, but for many, it proves an elusive thing to achieve and maintain. However, add a sprinkle of fun into proceedings, and a clutter-free, tidy room may just come as second nature.

Try these fun storage buys for your child’s bedroom to bring some excitement to tidy-up time.

Doll’s house bookcase, £40, Argos 

This bookcase is perfectly sized for the kids to tidy up their own playthings, and can also be used as a doll’s house come playtime.

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Alix cabinet, £270, Maisons du Monde

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This chest of drawers is perfect for a baby’s bedroom. Not only is it a fun, characterful design, but the smaller square drawers offer easier storage for baby-sized clothes.

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Blake chest, £349, Next

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This geometric design is perfect for an older kid’s bedroom – we love the super stylish leather pull details too.

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Stige storage bed, £445, Interie

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This cool trundle bed is perfect for a kids room, with a fun frame design that can be used to incorporate storage elements to add character and keep their favourite things close to hand.

Bygglek storage box, £15, IKEA

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Is there anything worse than stepping on Lego with bare feet? This collaboration between Lego and IKEA should help the little ones store away their building bricks. These boxes can be used in playtime too to make houses and imaginary worlds.

Buy now from IKEA

Bear and deer trunks, £20 each, Newbie 

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We love the idea of these character trunks used on top of a wardrobe for extra storage that will make your little one smile too.

Penguin and space rocket storage basket, £100, Beaumonde

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IKEA are coninciding the launch of its Buy Back scheme with Black Friday in 2020, which means that you’ll be able to start having your unwanted furniture evaluated on the 27th November.


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