Traditional storage ideas – 10 of the best

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tone such as duck-egg blue or white.

Add open shelving in the kitchen by incorporating a vintage-wood kitchen dresser into the room décor, and displaying pretty ceramics that might otherwise be concealed in a cupboard.

Incorporate a creative edge to a modern shelving unit. Back the unit with decorative wallpaper or a bold contemporary colour such as indigo blue.

Mix up book displays with your favourite ornaments, or to display handbags or shoes if you fancy adding a quirky edge. Organise and display your books by colour to add a contemporary feel to the collection.

Create a tented storage cupboard using your favourite fabric echoed in other room features such as the curtains or valance. It’s a stylish and effective storage solution for corners and small spaces.

For a sewing room add a large antique wooden cabinet to store your linens, fabrics and needle and thread for some creative organisation. A chicy way to store laundry is to stack bedlinen or towels etc into bundles and tie with pretty ribbons.

Multi-drawer storage units

Compact multi-drawer storage units help to organise your collected treasures.

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