The Best Under-Bed Storage Solutions to Hide the Clutter
And fool everyone into thinking your home is exceptionally neat.
When you were a kid and your parents asked you to clean up your room, there are two places where toys would inevitably wind up: in the closet and under the bed. Now that you're a grownup, you're in charge of cleanup time, but the desire to hide the clutter under the bed still hasn't gone away. To take advantage of this ultimate hiding space, while still keeping everything tidy, invest in under-bed organizers that keep sweaters, shoes, and more in their place. When the clutter's stashed in these stylish containers, no one will guess what's really lurking under your bed.
Best for: Storing Linens
Not only is this rattan storage bin seriously stylish (it is perfect for a beach house), but the cotton lining makes it breathable, so it's great for storing delicate sweaters or linens you want to keep fresh.
To buy: RÖMSKOG underbed storage box, rattan, $50; ikea.com.
Best for: Joanna Gaines-Inspired Style
If you're going for the modern farmhouse look, let this striped storage bin peek out under the bed. Use it to stash bills, papers, or treasured mementos.
To buy: Farmhouse Under Bed Box, $18; containerstore.com.
Best for: Things You Reach for Often
If you're stashing things you reach for all the time, like toiletries, opt for a clear, lid-less container that lets you see everything at a glance. Plus, the bin has wheels so you can slide it out quickly and grab what you need.
To buy: iDesign Bath Rolling Bin, $19; bedbathandbeyond.com.
Best for: Large Blankets and Bulky Sweaters
When you need to store extra-large blankets or the bulkiest winter gear, order this 36-by-18-inch storage container. The wheels let you roll it from closet to under the bed, while the clear lid keeps the contents dust-free.
To buy: Long Under Bed Box with Wheels, $25; containerstore.com.