When it comes to storage there are plenty of options, and not all of them need to be visually pleasing. If what you store will be hidden from view – like in a closet or under a bed – then any box will do. But if it going to be visible, you want something that will not only look good, but also fit in with your decor. Baskets can be ideal in that respect: they do the job, and they look good in almost any setting.
Here’s an example I find quite decorative:
Extra large storage basket pictured: Rattan Storage Basket or Storage Bin Rectangular – Rt430564 by ShopOnNet.com