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10 Cube Storage Bin Ideas for the Home  and Home Office

10 Cube Storage Bin Ideas for the Home  and Home Office

If you’ve ever tried to organize a room whether it’s your bathroom, or bedroom or home office, you’ve probably realized that you need to buy some kind of container to hold your stuff. But it can be tricky to know what type of storage bin is best for which purpose. We bring you 10 cube storage bin ideas for the home that will spark some ideas of your own.  

These storage bin ideas will help you achieve the organized home of your Marie Kondo-inspired dreams. We gathered some of our favorite uses for cube storage bin organizers for every room and purpose, including toy storage bins, clothing and shoe storage bins, and underbed storage bins. 

And though every room and organization project are different. Baskets, bins, and boxes are the options that organizing professionals reach for the most when tackling any client’s space and even their own. 

Finding the right containers, whether glass or plastic, is key to storing dry goods properly.  

The modular plastic models offer a slim, space-saving design, while glass, baskets and ceramic containers provide an eco-friendly, attractive option that can be used as counter decor or displayed in any area of the house.  

The best storage bins for every room

Open Look Storage Bins

Consider getting a few open cube storage bins that look classy enough to have out in the open. They can be purchased with or without a lid. 

Rope Storage Baskets

Rope Storage Baskets  For storing things out in the open, you’ll want a bin that complements the rest of the room. Rope storage baskets are usually neutral in color, giving any room in the house an elegant look that doesn’t compete with your aesthetic.  

A great option for those who don’t want toys (or shoes or blankets) strewn everywhere.

They are good for bigger things, so you can kind of hide it, and if someone walks in, they see a beautiful basket instead of the toys.  

Linen Storage Boxes 

They hold a ton of clothes, but they’re not huge, so when they’re full, you can actually lift it. Perfect for under the bed, inside your closet or by our bed. They look elegant enough to display out in your room without looking like an underthought.  

Collapsed Fabric Storage Cubes Organizer

They are great for items you are going to access frequently, so you do not want to have a lid on it. You probably know how hard it is to find space for clothing that you need access to on a daily basis (i.e., underwear and socks) but that you also do not want to see when you do not need them. 

Storage Cubes for Shoes

We can all agree that few things are as unsightly and as frustrating as a pile of shoes sitting at the bottom of your closet. You can also use these storage cube containers for other purposes like clothes helpers. 

For example, fashion tape and lint rollers and a little sewing kit. They can also hold medicine and all that stuff you don’t use on a daily basis. Since these containers are usually clear it makes it super easy to see what’s inside with ease.  


Baskets add a tidy look to these kitchen shelves and counters. Use baskets to organize items you need often but do not want to be on display. 

For example, snacks, bread or fruit. All while maximizing space and keeping your pantry clutter-free. 

10 Best Things to Put on Your Cube Storage Bin

Cube storage containers or shelves are a great way to organize your things regardless of the size of your space. They are affordable, versatile, and an increasingly popular storage option because they are modern and efficient.  

You can find these cube storage containers in a lot of forms like bookcases, wall units, individual shelves, or modular compositions. 

You can find them anywhere, and there are plenty of creative ways you can use them to make your home more efficient. 

Kids toys

Storage cubes are very useful for storing every little item in your newborn baby’s nursery or kids’ playroom. They offer a neat and clean way to organize their books, toys, clothes, accessories, drawing supplies, etc.  

Cube storage shelves for your kid’s room also provide a huge storage capacity while complementing the youthful vibe of the space. You can find bright plastic cubbies with patterns and accents that correspond with the color scheme of the room. 

Pet storage

Keep pet gear in one spot with baskets near your pet’s sleeping area or where you sit to get ready to walk the dog! 

TV or Media Cabinet

In whichever part of the house it may be, cube storage shelves are great for organization. It can be used for virtually anything, from the dining area to the living room. Storage cubes are a terrific option to use as a TV or media cabinet. The bins are incredibly functional and can store your magazines, books, CDs, DVDs, or Blu-rays.  

You can arrange modular cube storage shelves in many interesting ways to create a fun entertainment area in your living room. There are lots of details and designs that come with their own flair, and we’re confident that you can find one that suits your needs. This makes it a dynamic decor option with great flexibility and functionality. 

Coffee table storage

Pretty gingham liners brighten baskets under a coffee table. The perfect spot for games, DVDs and other entertainment needs. Add some clear plastic boxes to hold art supplies for the kids. The coffee table is a great accessible area for kids to reach when needed.  

Office Supply Holder

Most of us have been working from home since the pandemic started. Others have been homeschooling since then too. Setting up a space for work that suits our needs is one of the best things we can do for our productivity.  

Cube storage shelves are a great storage option to make the most out of your office space. It offers a good way of organizing your important documents, stationery, reading materials, and supplies necessary for your work. Cubbies create an interesting visual dynamic and efficient storage in modern offices. There are so many options available, you can easily make it your own.  

Bathroom Essentials

Storage cubes are equally useful and stylish. Aside from the common areas in the living room or the office, they can also be used in the bathroom. Cube storage shelves help save space by holding a considerable amount of toiletries. You can efficiently store and separate your first aid kit, cosmetics, towels, and toilet paper. The shelves keeps your bathroom clean and orderly at all times. 

Kitchen Storage

Kitchen storage can be tricky, but cube storage shelves are more than a superb answer to these woes. Each cube can hold a good number of kitchen utensils and tableware for easy access and organization. Like all of your holiday decor items.  

Your serving dishes can go into one cube while glasses or cutlery go into another. The open shelves feature also gives your precious china and crystal flatware its own special place, making them a good spot to be displayed. 

Clothes and Accessories 

Whether it’s placed in your bedroom or the laundry room, cube storage shelves can keep your various clothing items organized. Sometimes, it can be hard to find the perfect shirt or pants when it’s stored in a closed space like a cabinet.  

Storage cubes with open shelves remove that hassle by allowing you to easily locate any clothing article you may need. It can make room for your jackets, shirts, jeans, underwear, even accessories such as hats, scarves, or gloves. 

Arts and Crafts Supplies 

Cube storage shelves provide enough space for various crafting supplies. For example, modular cubes can hold your art materials, drawing boards, sketchbooks, crochets, and various items in your DIY kit.  

You can find different designs or colors like wall-mounted acrylic display boxes for a more decorative and functional storage solution. Store craft to use later during the year and make some great projects with your kids like these crafts to make with teenagers. 

Display Items

Cubbies are a great way to create a more aesthetic and visually pleasing decoration. They help organize your display items at home that you do not want hidden inside a drawer.  

These decorative elements include plants, frames, figurines, or even jewelry and accessories. Cube storage shelves help get rid of clutter and maximize your space by turning small items into decor.  

I have seen my teenage daughter change her style and design throughout the years. There are different colors and textures that can add an accent to your interior. These will make your home more attractive and spacious. 

Cubbies are very practical and help keep the area clean and tidy. You’ve heard me say over and over how cube storage bins come in various sizes, colors, and designs. You can store almost anything you can think of inside them while making your home more stylish. 

They are visually appealing as well as functional. Think outside the box and get creative by also adding them as part of your home decor and fully transform your home, go on and show off your style.  

We hope you enjoy yourself today and keep checking back for ongoing tips, guides and great shopping!

About The Author

Wanda Lopez

Wanda Lopez a blogger at heart and shares her insight on all things food, recipes, home décor, travel and more at She’s a passionate content editor and contributor for household brands such as Kraft, Publix, Ford, Best Buy and more--all while balancing work, motherhood and all things in between. An educator and avid photographer, she is in love with design, food and the outdoors.

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