Organizing the house can make you feel a bit like Sisyphus, doomed to push a rock up a mountain for all eternity, only to have it roll back down as you near the top. Take your life back from the infinite clean-up with storage baskets, which give you a place to throw all the stuff you have no idea what to do with. Today’s styles are adorable enough to put on display while concealing your clutter. Don’t worry—we won’t tell!
An assortment of colors and patterns make these farmhouse-inspired nesters perfect for anyone who’s a little bit country, a little bit of a neat freak. Amazon
When it comes to storing food and other perishables, easy-to-wipe-down metal and a removable, washable fabric liner are must-haves for keeping things sanitized and fresh. If you like a farmhouse vibe, look for styles with homey prints, like gingham and plaid, which add a down-to-earth touch to kitchen counters and pantries.
A cottony blend covers a strong metal base that flattens to save space when you want to put these away. Plus, every set comes with string-tag labels for a sweet personalized touch. Amazon
Have you gotten so good at organizing that you no longer need extra storage? Gold star! Clean-up champs should look for collapsible baskets that can be folded and stowed in a closet, where you can forget about them until your next mess.
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Lightweight rattan-like material in an array of shades mean these are pretty enough to display, and handles make them easy to move around the house. Amazon
You know about cloth storage squares and wicker baskets, but have you heard of rattique? It has the look of woven rattan with the durability of plastic, so it’s easy to wipe down—ideal for any home with spill-prone kiddos (or adults).