The 14 Best Blanket Storage Options of 2020

Keep your collection of blankets neat and organized

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"This blanket ladder can hold six blankets and has silicone stoppers that prevent it from scratching your walls."
"This large cotton basket is 22 inches in diameter, making it spacious enough to hold several blankets."
"This storage bench is available in a number of bright, colorful patterns to add flair to your home."
"A quilt rack is a traditional way to display beautiful blankets, and this one can hold up to three throws or quilts."
"This set of two end tables has removable tops, allowing you to store blankets inside."
"These baskets come in three sizes, and they're crafted from thick seagrass with a lacquered finish."
"You can customize this storage ottoman to suit you decor, and it's available in leather, linen, velvet, and several other fabrics."
"This hamper is an ideal size for large blankets, and the lid means you don't have to keep them folded neatly all the time."
"This unique decorative ladder has a rounded top, modern metallic accents, and four rungs from which to hang your blankets."
"The top of this trunk slides open, allowing you to access its contents without removing items on top."

Are throw blankets taking over your home? If you like to swap out your blankets seasonally or just can’t say no when presented with a new knit throw, you’re going to need somewhere to store your collection. Luckily, there are plenty of blanket storage options that will help you organize your cozy accessories.

There are lots of ways to store blankets, from stashing them away in a trunk to putting them on display with a trendy blanket ladder. Many people also like keeping their blankets close by with a basket next to their sofa. Whatever storage strategy you choose, just be sure the product is large enough to accommodate your collection of blankets. Otherwise, you might still find yourself searching for more storage spots.

Here are some of the best blanket storage options that are both stylish and practical.

Yamazaki Home Tower Blanket Ladder

If your collection of blankets is especially pretty, you can put it on display in your living room with the Yamazaki Home Blanket Ladder. At 5.5 feet tall and just under 18 inches wide, this ladder has six rungs where you can hang blankets or other linens. The piece is made from metal and features silicone stoppers to prevent any damage to the wall. Its minimalist look is perfect for modern homes.

CHICVITA Extra Large Cotton Rope Woven Basket

You can keep your blankets within arm’s reach with the CHICVITA Extra Large Woven Basket. Made from 100 percent cotton rope, this basket is available in three colors and has a subtle color-blocked design to add visual interest. Its 22-by-14-inch design is large enough to hold several folded blankets, and the built-in handles make it easier to move around your home.

World Market Saint Maria Desert Pembroke Upholstered Storage Bench

This eye-catching storage bench will be a lively addition to your living space—and it’s functional, too. The custom-made piece has a solid pine frame and a hinged lid, and you can choose from a variety of fabric finishes, including vibrant florals and simple stripes. The unit measures 38 by 18 by 19 inches, and its inner storage compartment is large enough to hold several of your favorite blankets.

Red Barrel Studio Espinosa Walnut Quilt Rack

For a more traditional blanket storage option, you can’t go wrong with this lovely quilt rack. Crafted from solid wood with a walnut finish, the curved silhouette features three bars where you can hang your blankets or quilts. The rack is 30 inches wide and 36 inches tall, and it’s sturdy and stylish—though it does require assembling yourself.

Lavish Home Nesting End Tables with Storage

This set of two nesting end tables is another outside-the-box storage solution for your spare throws and pillows. The Lavish Home Nesting End Tables come in a set of two; the larger table is 20 inches tall, and the smaller one is 15.5 inches. Each one features a white metal wire base and wooden top. When you’re putting away decor, you can simply lift the top to drop blankets inside and then replace the lid to continue using it as an end table.

Pottery Barn Beachcomber Handwoven Seagrass Rectangular Handled Baskets

If you prefer a structured basket, the Beachcomber Seagrass Handled Baskets are sturdy, stylish, and spacious. They come in three sizes, but the oversized option (29 by 18 by 19 inches) would work best for blanket storage. The basket is handwoven with thick natural seagrass and finished with a water-based lacquer to prevent it from snagging your blankets. For added convenience, each basket also features four chunky braided handles.

Frontgate Benjamin Storage Ottoman

You can tuck blankets out of sight with the posh Benjamin Storage Ottoman, which comes with a wide range of customization options. The ottoman is 18.5 by 19 by 17 inches, and it features beautifully carved oak legs, a generous foam cushion, and exposed nail heads for added flair. The hinged top opens easily via the exposed pull tab, revealing a spacious inner storage compartment. You can choose to have the piece made in a wide range of colors and fabrics, including velvet, linen, leather, and even performance fabrics that resist stains and repel water—ideal if you have children or pets.

Makaua Hamper

While it's technically a hamper, we think of this pick as the perfect size to hold a handful of oversized, plush blankets. Available in both blue and green, each of these 20-inch tall baskets is handwoven in Mexico from palm fibers. The matching lid is an added bonus, especially because it means you won't need to worry about neatly folding your blankets when you're tidying up.

Anthropologie Avery Ladder

This decorative ladder has a unique design that’s sure to earn you compliments, and it’s perfect for displaying a few of your favorite blankets. The Avery Ladder is 65 inches tall and 19 inches wide, and it has a curved top with a brass cap and four matching rungs. Handcrafted from tropical hardwood, this ladder isn't recommended for heavy storage but works well for one or two lightweight blankets.

Grandin Road Andros Sliding Trunk

The trouble with a traditional trunk is you have to remove everything on top of it before lifting the lid, but the Andros Sliding Trunk solves this problem. This unique trunk features a sliding top that you can simply shift to the side, allowing you to easily access its contents without disturbing anything on top. This beachy trunk is 18 by 42 by 21 inches, and it has a textured woven exterior that’s perfect for a coastal style space. The interior is finished, so it won’t snag your blankets. And it even comes with a removable wooden tray that can be tucked away inside the trunk.

Phillip Stone Minimalist Blanket Storage & Display

Keep your blankets organized and accessible with this minimalist blanket storage rack. Blankets can be rolled up and stored vertically on the rack, which is great if you choose your blankets for style as well as warmth. The handcrafted piece is made from sustainably sourced walnut, and it’s designed to be mounted to the wall. The rack is finished in oils and wax to bring out the wood’s natural beauty, and the whole unit is lightweight and easy to install.

Anthropologie Vanda Basket

If you're looking for a more eclectic piece of decor, the Vanda Basket—which has a bold, faux-antique pattern—is a great option. Made from screen-printed cotton with braided tassel details, this basket is 16 inches tall and 16 inches in diameter, making it an ideal choice for a few small blankets. The exterior is a dark blue with a white geometric motif and features little pops of pink evenly spread out through the pattern.

West Elm Emmerson Reclaimed Wood Storage Bench

If you have a lot of blankets to store, the Emmerson Storage Bench is a stately piece with ample room inside. Crafted from reclaimed pine with a waxed finish, it measures 55 by 18 by 19 inches—significantly larger than many of our other picks. The bench’s lid is attached via hinges that make it easy to raise and lower. And the wood's one-of-a-kind features, such as knots and textures, add a vintage feel. You could use this piece as a bench in your living room or even as a coffee table, and the natural wood finish would fit well in a farmhouse or rustic-style home.

West Elm Drum Storage Coffee Table

This modern coffee table would be a stunning addition to any living space, and its hidden storage space is an added bonus. The drum-shaped table is 32 inches in diameter and just over 16 inches tall, and it has a spun metal base that comes in an eye-catching metallic finish. The lid is made from solid mango wood, and it has two handy finger cutouts for easy removal. Inside, you'll find a surprisingly spacious storage area that’s perfect for spare throw blankets, pillows, and even linens for your pull-out sofa. The table is crafted in a fair trade-certified facility, so it’s a purchase you can feel good about.

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