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Where can I buy nice furniture suitable for toy storage that doesn't look like kids' furniture?

(8 Posts)
Nononon Sat 23-Aug-14 14:11:56

We are extending our kitchen into a big kitchen/diner and turning our dining room into a small sitting/play room. I don't want it looking too childish though as is right at the front of the house and you need to walk through it to get to the kitchen - it's not going to work as a shove everything in and shut the door and forget about it kind of room. Therefore I want to find some practical toy storage that when it's all tidied away will look grown up and stylish(ish) . Any suggestions?

Flisspaps Sat 23-Aug-14 14:21:46

We have a big Welsh dresser in our playroom - the toys

Flisspaps Sat 23-Aug-14 14:33:13

The toys all go in plastic boxes which sit on the bottom of the dresser - shut the cupboard doors, all tidy!

Pinotgrigioplease Sat 23-Aug-14 15:03:59

Large ottomans are good.

They double up as storage and seating.

PPaka Sat 23-Aug-14 15:08:53

What about this type of thing ?l


and here

Nononon Sat 23-Aug-14 15:23:34

Thanks for the suggestions. The low Laura Ashley furniture looks good although have heard bad reviews on Mumsnet about Laura Ashley furniture recently

PPaka Sat 23-Aug-14 15:29:17

I've got that modular stuff, lasted 7 years so far! It's very solid
They always have sales

erin99 Sun 24-Aug-14 20:17:39

What about something like this

Or a nice big sideboard that's mainly cupboards. Can't beat expedit/kallax for storage and price efficiency though.

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