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10 Gorgeous (And Practical) Storage Options To Revamp Your Home


by Sophie White
14th Jul 2017
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The holy grail for most of us is getting the house under control, but between housemates, kids, pets and other halves it can all start to feel a bit futile. My home is a lawless place, tide of books, papers and toys swells from floor to ceiling day in, day out.


At one stage I toyed with getting a cleaning service for my home but on further investigation, I realised that I would have to show a potential cleaner around my chaotic house, going over info like where I keep the cleaning products and what my laundry system is. This would require me to explain that I clean my home exclusively with baby wipes and that my laundry ‘system’ is non-existent. I decided this exchange would be worse than simply continuing to live in squalor.

Behold 10 Gorgeous Storage Options To Revamp Your Home:

 

 

Gold wire basket, €6 at Penneys

Wall storage, €270 at Ikea

Stacking baskets, €122 at Moss Cottage

Corner unit, €29.99 at Aldi (from Thursday 20th)

Shoe storage, €395 at Made.com

Headboard storage, €95 at Ikea

Cabinet, €1,950 at Industry

Wooden Box, €19.99; Magazine holder, €22.99; Wire Basket, €22.99 at H&M

Wooden Storage Caddy, €99 at Next

Ladder Shelving, €80 at Dunnes Stores

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