18 New Uses for Baskets
Put these pretty organizing tools to work.
Silverware caddy (shown). Juggling fistfuls of flatware while trying to set the table? Tote them gracefully instead.
Snack arranger. For kids, place afternoon treats in a basket (with healthy ones oh-so-subtly positioned toward the front). Put it on a low, kid-level shelf.
Piece of found art. Liven up a wall by hanging three or more baskets of the same color or material.
Memory saver. Stowing photographs in drawers leads to misplaced memories. Designate a basket to hold pictures until they find a permanent home.
Remote-control center. Even hungry sofa cushions can’t swallow a basketful of neatly stored clickers.
Stationery kit. You’ll avoid the eternal hunt for a pen and paper if you keep all your writing supplies in the same place.