Interiors: Four ways to tidy toys away

Interiors: Four ways to tidy toys away

House looks like it's been trashed? Ali Horsfall has four quick and cool ways to sort that kiddy clutter from boxes to shelving, find cool ways to keep the toys hidden away!


Stash it

Bright boxes, cool crates and soft, colourful baskets are a cheap and cheerful way to take care of the chaos.

Dot them all around the house and teach your little one to tidy as they play. 


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Happy stackable crates
£13.95 each
The Holding Company
Kusiner storage baskets
£3.50 for three
Cubby holes
JCB-180 Wooden-Storage-Crate-On-Wheels-180  Cowboy-storage-180
JCB toybox
Kid Saw
Crate on wheels
Vincent and Barn
Cowboy soft storage box


Hang it

Little ones and piles of clothes go hand in hand, so get organised with a mini wardrobe or rail and shave minutes off your morning routine. Fit low, kid- friendly coat hooks and encourage good tidying habits – even tiny tots can hang up their stuff if you show them how.

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Captain wardrobe
Hanging canvas
Speed racer wardrobe
Kid Saw
heart-hangers-180 bunny-hanger-180  flexa-bed-pockets-180
JIP hangers
£9.50 for four
Connections At Home
Bunny hanging friend
Flexa pirate bed pockets
£42 for three
House of Fraser


Hide it

If you can't see the stuff, you can't stress about it, right? The smartest of storage buys are exciting for the children, look stylish in the nursery and hide a multitude of sins too.

Hide-it-coasatto-cot-bed-180 Hide-it-king-kong-180 Hide-it-kitchen-180
Cot bed with drawer
King Kong wall
cupboard, £165,
Castles For Rascals
Kitchen toy box
hide-it-storage-bench-180 Hide-it-retro-locker-180 hide-it-toy-sack-180
Trogen storage bench
Retro locker side table
A Place for Everything

Toy sack
The Kid Who


Shelve It

Bright and bold shelves are not only the perfect place for your child's books – you can make them a focal point to show off their cute keepsakes too. Get clutter up off the floor by sorting piles of little toys into matching hanging boxes.

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Tree shelf
Tessera curved shelves
£60 each
A Space 
Leçons de Choses skateboard shelves
£76 each
Molly Meg 
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Nidi shelving system
Footprint shoe shelves
£6 each
Ku Kuu nursery bookcase
Funky Nursery


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