Wicker Basket Hacks for a Tidy and Clutter-Free Home

Wicker Basket Hacks for a Tidy and Clutter-Free Home

Wicker baskets: they’re not just functional, they’re a wonderful blend of style and utility that can redefine your living space. With a range of sizes, shapes, and designs available, they’re a super versatile tool for keeping your home organised and clutter-free.

Whether you’ve got a stash of wicker baskets that you’re not sure how to use, or are exploring buying some, you’re about to fall in love with these clutter-clearing superheroes. They’re not only handy for storing anything and everything, but they also look so good while doing it!

So, grab a brew, sit back, relax, and read on as the Wovenhill team discuss all the different ways to use wicker baskets for decluttering and tidying up in every room of your home. By the end, you’ll want a wicker basket for every corner.

Living room: From Chaos to Cosy

A cosy living room featuring green panelled walls, a cream sofa, and a big wicker storage trunk with a throw, framed picture, and other decorative accessories on top. A black labrador dog is lying in front of the sofa on the floor, which has grey carpet.

Ever walk through your living room, look around, and think, “Wow, it’s like a tornado blew through here?” We’ve all been there. The remote’s hiding under the couch, you can barely see the floor for the kids’ toys, your books and magazines are stuffed under cushions, and your knitting project is now the cat’s next plaything.

Well, take a deep breath and imagine your living room as an oasis of calm. Anything is possible with wicker baskets! With just a few baskets (or one massive one) you can turn your dream of a calm, tidy living room into a reality. They’re the perfect hideaway for books, magazines, remotes, gaming controllers, toys, and other odds and ends that tend to wander off.

Even better, get one with a lid and boom, it’s a trendy side table. Need a place to store your cosy throws when the weather is nice? Your new basket friend has got you covered!

Wovenhill recommends: The Kubu Rattan Storage Trunk

A living room with a cream sofa and foot stool, wooden floor and a cream rug, and a wicker heart decoration on the wall. In front of the window is a kubu rattan storage trunk with a vase of pink flowers placed on top. The mantelpiece is just visible in the corner of the photo, with a black candlestick and two white candles.

Kubu Rattan Storage Trunk - Shop Now

If you want to hide away the clutter and make your home look like it could be featured in a décor magazine, we’ve got the perfect solution for you: the Kubu Rattan Storage Trunk. It’s a game-changer for your living room!

First off, let’s talk about how pretty it is. It’s got a gorgeous neutral colour that will match with just about anything. So, if you’re always changing up your wallpaper or paint colours for a fresh look, you don’t have to worry about the Kubu. It’ll blend right in perfectly with any décor. Plus, the top-notch craftsmanship is hard to beat. You can tell that a lot of care went into making it. It’s the type of piece you’ll be proud to display anywhere in your home.

But it’s not all about the looks (although it is a looker). This trunk seriously delivers when it comes to storage. Need a place for your extra throws? It’s got you covered. Kids’ toys taking over the living room? Not anymore! And the best part is that under the lid, everything is tucked away out of sight. So, your home looks tidy, even if inside the trunk is a little chaotic.

Let’s not forget the straps and hinges, either. Not only do they look fantastic, but they also make opening and closing the trunk super easy. Plus, with nifty inset handles, you can move it around without any hassle.

And the best part? These Kubu Trunks come fully assembled. No fumbling around with a screwdriver, trying to figure out how to put it together. It’ll arrive at your door ready to start its job as your new clutter-clearing hero.

Kitchen: Hello, tidy pantry

A bright dining room area with a wooden table and white chairs. There is a seascape picture hanging on the wall and a navy blue pantry cabinet with plates and other kitchen essentials. On the middle and bottom shelves, there a wicker baskets filled with items.

Sick of buying new food items only to find you already had it stuffed at the back of a cupboard somewhere? Wicker baskets to the rescue! Get yourself a bunch of baskets and tackle the job of sorting out your pantry. Potatoes, check. Canned stuff, check. Onions, check. Your kitchen is about to become a vision of wicker-filled peace. Plus, with handle-equipped baskets, moving your supplies around is a breeze!

Can you use wicker for storing potatoes and other veggies? Why not! In fact, wicker is a great choice for them. That’s because they are natural, breathable storage solutions. This means that air can flow freely around your potatoes and other vegetables, keeping them fresher for longer. No more finding something gross and mushy at the bottom of a plastic bag!

Plus, wicker baskets look so good, you won’t mind them sitting out on your counter or pantry shelf. Their neutral colour and beautiful design can match any kitchen aesthetic, from modern to farmhouse.

Wovenhill recommends: The Milton Rattan Storage Baskets

Three Milton Rattan baskets on the bottom shelf of a dark grey kitchen cabinet. On the top shelf, there is a wooden bowl and a white ceramic bowl.

Set of Three Milton Rattan Storage Baskets - Shop Now

Ready to revolutionise your pantry? Enter the Set of Three Milton Rattan Storage Baskets. Not only are they as stylish as they come, but they’re also a storage dream come true.

Imagine your perfect kitchen, where everything has its own place, and cooking is a breeze. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, these nifty rattan baskets are here to make that vison your reality. They’re robust, designed to handle everyday use, and can store anything from pantry staples to your favourite recipe books.

What’s more, these baskets aren’t the kind of things you’ll want to hide away in a cupboard somewhere. Their stunning design means that they’re just as much a decorative kitchen feature as they are a functional solution. Made from sustainable water hyacinth, they add a touch of natural charm to your kitchen. The warm, earthy tones look fabulous alongside any décor style, transforming your pantry or countertops into a true Insta-worthy space.

And it doesn’t end there. These baskets are incredibly practical, too. You’ll love the inset handles, making moving them around the kitchen or pulling them closer to your food prep area a breeze. And you can choose from small, medium, or large sizes, to fit all your storage needs.

Imagine using them to organise your pantry effortlessly. Potatoes and onions in one, baking supplies in another, and maybe the third one for your coffee pods? The possibilities are endless. And just think of how much easier meal prep will be when everything is right at your fingertips.

Bathroom: Spa vibes only

A large bathroom with a freestanding bath and neutral decor. There is a freestanding cabinet with a sink and a large mirror above it. Wicker baskets hang on the walls and are placed underneath the sink cabinet for storage.

Are you ready to transform your everyday bathroom into a serene, spa-like retreat? With the power of wicker baskets, that’s not only possible but also fun and easy.

Let’s face it, bathrooms (especially the small ones we tend to have here in the UK) can quickly become cluttered with towels, toiletries, and all those other necessary items. But clutter and relaxation don’t mix, right? That’s where our trusty friend the wicker basket comes in.

Consider a large, lidded wicker basket for your fresh, fluffy towels. Not only does it keep them neatly stored, but it also adds a touch of hotel-chic to your bathroom. Add a smaller basket for hand towels and face cloths for a coordinated look.

Next, let’s tackle the toiletries. They seem to multiply overnight, don’t they? A handy set of small to medium wicker baskets can help you take care of that. Have one for your everyday essentials like face wash, toothpaste, and moisturisers, and another for those less frequently used items like face masks or extra shower gels. You could even add a little one for items like bobby pins and hair ties that always seem to go missing. Suddenly, your bathroom is transformed into a vision of calm and organisation.

Wovenhill recommends: Set of Two Square Seagrass Baskets

A set of two brown seagrass wicker baskets on a white background. The baskets are square with hole handles on either side.

Set of Two Square Seagrass Baskets - Shop Now

Introducing something that will up your bathroom game: This super stylish Set of Two Square Seagrass Baskets. Not only are these beauties functional, but they’re so good-looking that they’ll make your bathroom feel like a five-star resort spa.

Imagine this: Your bathroom, organised to perfection with every towel, toiletry, and bathroom essential neatly tucked away. Doesn’t that sound heavenly? You can lie back and relax in the tub, living the dream these seagrass baskets can help you achieve.

These baskets are as sturdy as they come, ready to handle all your bathroom storage needs with ease. The generous capacity means you can easily fit stacks of fluffy towels, toilet rolls, or a selection of your favourite scented soaps.

But let’s not forget about the style factor. The natural seagrass look brings a sense of serenity and calm to your space, instantly transporting you to a tropical spa. And those hole handles are super chic, adding a unique design element while also being seriously practical for moving your baskets around.

Plus, these baskets are true sustainability champions, so you can feel good about having them on display in your home. They’re crafted with expert wicker basketry techniques using seagrass – a material that’s not just durable and attractive, but also kind to the environment.

Bedroom: Goodbye, under-bed monsters

A large brown wicker basket filled with a grey throw and a scatter cushion in cream with a fish image. The basket is placed on grey carpet and in the background there is a gold floor lamp and a navy bed.

Ever peek under your bed, only to be met with a jumble of who-knows-what? Don’t worry, we all have a few under bed monsters. Whether it’s bedding you never use unless everything else is in the wash, clothes you’re determined to get back into one day, or knick-knacks you had no idea where else to hide, under the bed can quickly become a clutter magnet.

The good news: wicker baskets are here to sort it all out and bring some much-needed peace to your bedroom sanctuary. Imagine a row of beautiful baskets, each providing a home for different items that have been lurking under your bed or at the bottom of your wardrobe. No more mess, and no more hunting for that missing shoe.

Start with a large wicker basket or hamper for out-of-season clothes. Neatly folded summer dresses or jumpers find a new home here, and when the season changes, simply switch them out with your current wardrobe. Plus, if you don’t have the room under your bed, you can easily use a wicker storage hamper as an ottoman at the bottom or display it in a corner of your room.

How about your shoe collection? A wicker basket can keep them neatly paired and dust-free. No more fumbling around trying to find a matching pair when you’re running late in the morning. Plus, wicker baskets make for great under-stair storage, so you can keep shoes out of your bedroom and closer to the front door.

And it doesn’t stop there. Got extra bedding or throw pillows that you only use occasionally? A medium-sized wicker basket can hold them until they’re needed, freeing up precious space.

Even better - wicker baskets aren’t just practical, they’re also a décor dream. Wicker adds a warm, natural touch to your bedroom, creating a relaxing, organised space perfect for getting your beauty sleep.

Wovenhill recommends: The Wicker Grey Wash Hamper

A large grey wash wicker hamper with a hinged lid on a white background. The lid is open.

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It’s time to meet the Wicker Grey Wash Hamper – your bedroom’s new best friend. This chic piece is more than just any old storage hamper; it’s a versatile storage solution that is going to make your life so much easier and your bedroom so much prettier.

We all know the struggle of trying to find a spot for those extra blankets, bedding, and clothes that aren’t right for the weather. That’s where this wicker hamper steps in. With a super spacious interior, you can say goodbye to clutter and hello to a neatly organised bedroom.

But it’s not all about function; it’s about fashion, too. With a contemporary design and modern grey wash colour, this hamper is a statement piece that’ll blend seamlessly with any bedroom décor style.

The best part? You can choose from medium, large, and extra-large options. Whether you need a compact solution for your smaller items or a spacious trunk for your winter duvet, there’s a Wicker Grey Wash Hamper just for you.

Kid’s room: Toy tsunami solved

A large brown wicker basket with handles, filled with children's toys. The basket is placed in front of a window on a hard grey floor. It is next to a small table with a potted plant placed on it.

If you have children, you know the toy tsunami all too well. One minute the room is tidy, and the next, it’s awash with action figures, dolls, books, and Lego pieces. Well, wicker baskets are about to become your secret weapon in the fight against toy clutter.

Let’s start with the big stuff. Stuffed animals, blocks, larger toys – they all need a place to go. A large, sturdy, wicker basket is your answer. It’s like a magical toy box that easily holds a mountain of toys, yet still looks fabulous.

Next up, let’s tackle the smaller toys, like action figures and Lego pieces. These can be a nightmare to step on and are often tricky to store. But with medium-sized wicker baskets, each type of toy can have its own dedicated space. No more mixing up the building blocks with the puzzle pieces!

Art supplies can be neatly stored away in wicker baskets, too. Paints, brushes, crayons, and colouring books can have neat homes of their own. An organised art stations means your little Picasso can unleash their creativity whenever inspiration strikes – and keep mess to a minimum, too.

Let’s not forget about books, either. A flat wicker basket can become a mini bookshelf. With the spines facing up, your little one can easily find their favourite bedtime story.

Imagine the transformation from cluttered mess to organised bliss. And when each item has a place, tidy-up time becomes a breeze. Your child’s room or playroom is now a space that encourages creativity and teaches them the valuable life skill of organisation. Win-win!

The best bit? Wicker baskets are a kid-friendly storage solution. They don’t have sharp corners and can be easily handled by little hands.

Wovenhill recommends: Set of Two Square Kubu Storage Baskets

A pale blue cabinet with drawers, cupboards and shelves, featuring a collection of children's animal themed toys on the top. On the middle top shelf, there is a giraffe stuffed toy. On each end of the cabinet, there are square kubu wicker baskets.

Set of Two Square Kubu Storage Baskets - Shop Now

Imagine walking into your child’s room and seeing every toy book, and art supply neatly tucked away. Meet this versatile set of two Kubu Storage Baskets – the perfect solution to make that your reality.

These practical, stylish baskets can transform your child’s room from a chaotic play area to an organised haven. Crafted from sustainable Kubu rattan, they add a chic, natural touch that’s incredibly durable and perfect for everyday use.

The robust natural Kubu material doesn’t just look great – it’s also built to handle the rigorous use typical of a child’s room. From fluffy stuffed animals to action figures, these baskets can handle it all.

What’s more, the unique charm of these baskets means you won’t want to hide them away. The attractive design and natural finish make them a delightful addition to your child’s room décor. Place them by a play table, put them on a bookshelf, or tuck them in a corner – they will look great anywhere!

And that’s not all – one of the biggest perks of these wicker baskets is their convenience. They come with inset handles, making it easy for you and your little ones to move them around. Reorganising the room or moving toys to another area just got a whole lot easier!

Wrap up your clutter with Wovenhill

Isn’t it amazing how simple solutions like wicker baskets can turn a clutter-filled house into an organised, stylish home? From the kitchen to the kids’ room, our wicker storage solutions are the unsung heroes of a tidy home.

Are you ready to bring some of this organisational magic into your home? Then browse our range of storage trunks or storage baskets today and find the solutions you need. Whether you want a spa-like bathroom or bedroom bliss, we’ve got you covered. Check out our collection today and start your journey to a well-organised home that’s as stylish as it is functional.


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