A stair basket is a decorative and useful storage solution for items that need to be taken up or down the stairs. Instead of throwing things on the steps to take later, a stair basket can hold them all and reduce clutter making your home more organized and safer for walking up and down the stairs.
Staircase baskets are available in a wide range of styles, colors and materials. Some are made of durable wicker or natural rattan, like this Handwoven Brown Rattan Stair Basket from Pottery Barn. It sits nicely on a staircase and is large enough to hold daily bits and pieces that need to be carried upstairs, from magazines to phone chargers. The woven design adds a touch of casual elegance to any home decor.
Maximizing Space: Utilizing the Convenience of a Stair Basket for Home Organization
Another stylish option is this L-shaped wicker staircase basket from Trademark Innovations, which has handles on either side for easy carrying. It’s a simple yet elegant way to store books, toys, crafts and other items, and it’s great for keeping stairs free of clutter. This basket also folds flat and can be stored out of the way when it’s not in use.
If you want to make your own stair basket, this easy-to-follow pattern from The Sewing Loft has concise instructions and many illustrations. It’s a good beginner project that can be completed in just a few hours, and it makes a nice decorative accent for your home. The pattern comes in three sizes, so you can choose the size that works best for your space.