How to Hide Kids Toys in the Familyroom

October 11th, 2011 Kim Proulx

Do you have a small home where kids’ toys are overflowing into adult spaces? If so, there’s no need to panic about the attack of the toys…there’s an easy solution.

Get some of our unique storage pieces that look great in “adult” spaces, but are made to keep toys in order, so that you and your kids can share the familyroom, but guests will never know.

Options for Just a Few Kids Toys in an Adult Space

Alaterre Links Bench with Black Baskets in Cherry

Alaterre Links Bench with BasketsThis bench and toy storage unit can definitely enhance your familyroom. It includes 4 baskets that fit inside the bench where kids’ toys can be hidden out of sight and the bench can be pushed under a window, adding extra seating to the adult space. Place pillows on top to make it even more comfy and inviting. This bench is available in several finishes with different colored baskets to easily match any room decor.

KidKraft Toy Caddy in Chocolate

KidKraft Toy CaddyGet one or a few of these toy caddies and place them on shelves, below tables or behind the couch in your familyroom. These caddies can hold several small toys, but can easily be tucked away when playtime is over. They’re available in many colors to match your room decor just right.

Options for Combining Kids Toys with Adult Knick Knacks

Bratt Decor Blu Cubby in Mocha

Bratt Decor Blu CubbyThis contemporary storage unit will look great in the familyroom and it will also allow you to keep all your kids’ toys hidden inside the 4 drawers, while you display your fancy knick knacks on the open shelves. It offers the best of both worlds…hidden kids toy storage space, plus a stylish looking unit where favorite photos and knick knacks can be displayed for all to see. You can choose between two beautiful finishes including: mocha and wheat.

Little Colorado Bookcase / Organizer – Unfinished

Little Colorado Bookcase OrganizerThis interesting looking unit comes unfinished to allow you to paint it any color that matches your other familyroom furniture and accessories. It includes a top shelf where you can keep your favorite books and has a larger middle shelf that’s perfect for displaying beautiful vases with flowers or other “adult” knick knacks. The bottom has several shelves with plastic bins included where kids toys can be kept in order and out of sight. When your child wants to play he can remove the plastic bin and take the toys out. When playtime is over he can just as easily fill the bin back up and put it back in place. This is a great way to keep toys out of sight and keep your familyroom tidy and free of toy clutter.

Stokke Keep Storage Unit

Stokke Keep Storage UnitThis beautiful, modern storage unit comes in many finishes to easily match your familyroom decor. It also offers plenty of hidden storage spaces where kids’ toys can be kept out of sight. There are also open shelves where you can place pretty trinkets that will enhance the look of the space. This is a unit that will add modern flair to a room while also giving you tons of ways to keep your kids’ toys in order.

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