14 Genius Nursery Storage Ideas That Will Make Your Sleep Deprived Days Easier

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We all know that having kids isn't easy, but no one can prepare you for the amount of "stuff" that also comes with your new bundle of joy. Where do you store all of those diapers, clothes, blankets, and toys? And is it even possible to find stylish options in line with your aesthetic? Don't panic — we've got you covered. Read on for 14 nursery storage ideas that will help you keep things beautifully organized.

1. Pottery Barn Kids Build Your Own Cameron Wall System, starting at $161

One for the neat freak, this customizable storage unit allows you to build your own nursery wall system as you please. From cubbyholes and cabinets to bookshelves and drawers, you can decide what you need and where you need it.

2. H&M Wood & Metal Cloud Hook, $5.99

Bring on the zzz's with these cute wooden cloud wall hooks. Hang up storage bags or adorable pieces of clothing to keep your nursery neat and tidy. We think they're just too good for the back of the door, though, so let them shine as part of a trio on the wall.

3. Sebra Storage Units in Matte Gray (set of four), $199.95

These gray wooden storage cubes have a retro Scandinavian vibe and are ideal for adding something a little different to your nursery. They can be hung up on walls using brackets, or stacked on top of one another to create a sculptural storage display.

4. Ferm Living Pear Braided Storage Box, $105

Hang on — you don't need to keep your rattan addiction at bay just because it's for your little one. Fruity accessories are all the rage for nurseries at the moment, and this braided rattan pear-shape bin will add a playful touch while keeping cuddly toys at bay.

5. Carter's by DaVinci Colby 4-in-1 Crib with Drawer in Gray, $199.99

Give your mini me the gift of beauty sleep in this comfy crib. The seamless trundle drawer below is perfect for holding extra blankets, bed linen, and burp cloths. And the faster you can find things means less mess and more sleep for you, too. Win-win.

6. Room & Board Steel Storage Drawer, $299

Your crib didn't come with a built-in drawer for storage? No worries. This one is available in a variety of sweet colors and comes with casters so it can be moved with ease. Organize everything from clothing to toys and then tuck them away.

7. Trend Lab Sammy & Lou Felt Storage Caddy in Gray, $19.99

Keep those essentials organized and right at your fingertips with this stylish felt storage caddy. It can store any and everything from diapers to wipes, and you can easily throw it in the car for those long road trips.

8. Play and Go Roadmap Toy Bag, $38.95

These storage bags pull double duty as play mats with a roadmap on one side and a thunderbolt pattern on the other. Simply pull the drawstring to pick up all the toys and leave your tidying woes behind.

9. Crate & Kids Storagepalooza II Wide Gray Toy Bin, $199

Stackable storage boxes make light work of your growing collection of toys and help you to save precious square feet. These crates were inspired by classic vegetable bins and even come with removable dividers so that you can create a custom setup.

10. Flexa Play Bookshelf in Powder Pink, $75

Stay pretty in pink with this wooden bookshelf. Hang a few randomly on the wall to showcase your child's favorite bedtime stories or stack them for a more uniform look.

11. H&M Fox Drawstring Storage Bag, $5.99

Dirty laundry couldn't look any cuter than when it's tucked away in this woven cotton animal-themed storage bag. Choose from a fox, giraffe, dachshund, or rabbit and keep those soiled onesies hidden until you're ready to do the wash.

12. Kalon Caravan Dresser, $1,795

Pass down your love for Scandinavian minimalism with this sustainably harvested maple stunner that's almost as beautiful as your little one.

13. Ouef NYC Storage Unit in Birch, $504

This simple storage unit reminds us of the fruit and veg aisles at the supermarket. Use it for storage when the boxes are flat or as a display stand when they are tilted.

14. Ferm Living Rabbit Storage Box, $89

Ferm Living has nailed their kids range and this minimal rabbit storage box is perfect for style-conscious parents who want to remain playful but chic, too. Stashing up will never be a chore again for both children and parents alike.


Emma Jane Palin is a multi-award-winning blogger and freelance writer with a penchant for design and interiors.

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