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These Storage Pieces Will Double as Décor in Your Home

Streamline your space with these multi-purpose furniture and organization essentials.
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Organization tools are essential in every home, no matter its size. And as you make your way from room to room, you can incorporate these utilitarian pieces to streamline your space. "If it's an area that traditionally necessitates organization—like a playroom, kitchen, or office—organizational opportunities should be top of mind," Hattie Collins, the owner and creator of Hattie Sparks and Hattie Sparks Interiors, says. "The addition of a built-in or simple cabinetry goes a long way in helping keep these rooms organized and looking intentional, as opposed to an afterthought." In addition to other built-in designs, like open shelving, Marissa Hagmeyer, the co-founder of NEAT Method, suggests buying pieces that double as décor and storage solutions in your home. Ahead, discover some of our favorite aesthetically-pleasing, storage-maximizing options on the market today.

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Martha Stewart Collection

If you're in the market for newer (or even vintage) items, look for options that have storage solutions built right into their design. This oversized ottoman, for example, can hold blankets or other living room essentials.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection "Adina" Storage Ottoman, $359, macys.com.

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Latitude Run

When shopping for an office desk, opt for one with plenty of shelving and drawers, Collins says; this option from Latitude Run has a series of cubbies and shelves.

Shop Now: Latitude Run "Chazen" Desk, $239.99, wayfair.com.

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Neat Method

"This basket has an acacia wood frame and rattan-cane panels to give it structure with an open, light feel," Hagmeyer says. "Your shelves and furniture will stay protected with it's felt covered bottom—and items can be kept out of plain sight in style."

Shop Now: Neat Method Cane Basket, $68, bloomingdales.com.

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Pottery Barn

Sure, your coffee table is a place to display some of your favorite curated objects and books, but selecting a piece with drawers, like this one from Pottery Barn, allows you to tuck away the items (like remotes, gaming controllers, and more) that are less aesthetically-pleasing.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn "Sanford" Rectangular Coffee Table, $399, potterybarn.com.

Red Barrel Studio Ironwood Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Storage Platform Bed
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Red Barrel Studio

Need more storage space in your bedroom? Collins recommends opting for a bed frame with built-in compartments below to house out of season clothing, bedding, and linens.

Shop Now: Red Barrel Studio Ironwood Tufted Upholstered Low Profile Storage Platform Bed, $305.99, wayfair.com.

Neat Method Lined Acacia Bin
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Neat Method

"This sturdy acacia bin is lined with a textile-friendly fabric to keep even the most delicate contents completely out of sight," Hagmeyer shares. "The natural wood and neutral liner look beautiful with a vast array home décor."

Shop Now: Neat Method Lined Acacia Bin, $52, neatmethod.com.

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West Elm

Not only is this console the perfect home for your TV and any other media devices, but it is made with sustainably-sourced wood and complete with a stylish, water-based finish. 

Shop Now: West Elm Mid-Century Media Console, $1,799, westelm.com.

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Home Decorators Collection

A little more storage in a kitchen goes a long way. You can house pots, pans, and other mealtime essentials in this piece and easily move it to the best spot—better yet, it is neutral enough to blend in with the rest of your décor.

Shop Now: Home Decorators Collection Midnight Kitchen Cart with Butcher Block Top, $399, homedepot.com.

Pottery Barn Aubrey Entryway Storage Bench
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Pottery Barn

This bench is more than a chic addition to your entryway. It also includes a drawer, adjustable shelf, and drop-front cabinet, which mean it can hold virtually any front-of-house item.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn "Aubrey" Entryway Storage Bench, $599, potterybarn.com.

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Spirich Home

This piece's open shelves provide easy access to towels and a place to display candles, while the closed cabinets can hold your toiletries. 

Shop Now: Spirich Home Freestanding Storage Cabinet, $112.95, amazon.com.