Storage Ideas: The Ultimate Guide • January 24, 2020
20 Clever Board Game Storage Solutions You Never Knew
Written by: Johara Badsha
Stuggling with board game storage? Check out these ingenious solutions and all you board games are sure to last the test of time!
Isn’t it annoying when you can’t find that tiny piece or part of your favorite game? Well, not anymore! Board game storage not only allows you to organize your collection effortlessly, it ensures your games stay in mint condition too.
From tabletop shelf to different board game organizers, here are 20 brilliant board game solutions to simplify the storage process.
1. Rotating Shelf As Board Game Storage Organizer
Without a doubt, these shelves are a smart way to store your board games. Not only is the tower-like structure good for storage, it’s great as decor too. It has 4 stacked cubes where you can neatly keep your games. Of those, you can even completely rotate 3 of these cubes, making it easy to access your games.
2. Floating Shelves To Store Your Board
Keep your board games on these shelves without compromising on floor space. Needless to mention, floating shelves utilize the vertical or even corner spaces that are otherwise unused. Hence it is a good option if you have small space. From rustic to modern there are different styles and shapes you can choose from. Make sure to choose one that goes with your interiors.
3. Ladder Shelf For Board Game Storage
This decorative and functional piece is quite easy to find. To store your board games on these ladders are very convenient as you can see which is where, clearly. Usually, smaller games are stored at the top and larger games at the bottom of the ladder. This not only helps in organization and easy access, but will make it more sturdy. However, with strong ladder shelves like the one above you can even pack it down. Additionally, there are a variety of sizes available. So get one just right for the size of your game collection.
4. Mesh Sorter Rack for Board Games
This is an effective organizer to keep your board games sorted. You might have seen different types of sorting racks for books. However, for board games, we require bigger ones like the one in the picture. These kinds of racks can accommodate most sizes of board games. Moreover, these tabletop shelf is quite sturdy as well.
5. Cubicle Board Game Organizer
You use cubicles to store everything: board games are no exception. Since most cubes are not too high, it is easy for children to take and put them back as well. Moreover, they are affordable options as well. Since they come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes, you will not have to worry about running out of options.
6. Tree Shelf For Board Game Storage
This is a piece of art! Not only will it accommodate your different board games but it will add character to your room. Hence, it is perfect for both kids’ room or living room alike.
7. Coffee Table With Board Game Storage
If you think about it most of the games happen on the coffee table. Though we have other tables, somehow coffee tables are the perfect place for board games. Probably, because of its open and compact design. So it only makes sense to store your board game somewhere nearby. So, coffee table with storage would be your icing on the cake. Obviously, these baskets under the coffee table would be the most convenient place to keep your board games.
8. Headboard with Storage
The space above your bed is mostly unused space. A headboard is a smart option to make use of this space. What is even smarter? Storing your board games there! Whether it be a kid’s room or your master bedroom, it enhances the overall look of your room. . Especially, since there are so many different varieties in colors, models, and sizes to suit your needs.
9. Bookcase Bench As A Board Game Organizer
This is a multi-functional piece of furniture your kids will totally adore. It provides ample storage space to store your board games. On top of that it has comfortable seating space for your kids as well.
10. Hanging Storage Closet Organizer
Closet organizers are not only for clothes, but for you board games as well! You will be even more surprised to see how well they work as board game organizers. Just make sure you get one with sturdy supporting boards. Also, keep in mind the size of the board games you have. Get organizers that can fit your games.
11. Storage Ottoman
An ottoman is such a versatile piece of furniture. Needless to mention, you can use it as a seat, footrest and most importantly as storage. For years, they have been used to store shoes, books and what not – so why not board games? Yes, a storage ottoman can be ideal for board game storage, especially if you want it out of sight. For even more convenience, look for ones that you can lift up sideways.
12. Under-bed Board Game Storage
Make the most out of your bed! That space underneath your bed can prove surprisingly useful for storing your board game collection. Bed with storage drawers would be great for that matter. Besides, you can just buy under bed bags with a zip lock to keep them.
13. Plastic Drawers For Board Game Storage
Plastic drawers are a great place to store your board games. Especially since they have pull out drawers, it is easy to take and put back your games in place. Moreover, they provide ample space to fit in all most all sizes of board games. Your children are sure to love these colorful ones. But if want to keep it neutral, there are plenty of such options too.
14. Tea Storage As A Board Game Organizer
Though we discussed many solutions to store board games, the problem of the tiny parts and pieces were not addressed yet. Obviously, you all have noticed how difficult it is to keep track of these little things. Repurposing a tea chest is a great solution to this problem. These tabletop shelves not only helps to sort and organize them but also makes it easy to access. Further, it can be used as a tabletop shelf as well.
15. Cabinets For Board Game Storage
Cabinets is another safe place to store your board games. The thing with cabinet it is you can display or hide your games, depending on which way you prefer. If you like to display your collection, get a glass cabinet. Otherwise, go for a closed one.
16. Dresser Chests As Board Game Organizer
These chests with drawers are ideal to keep you board games organized. One board game in each drawer will keep it from mixing up and leave it sorted for the long run. To make it even easier, you can try labeling the drawers. This way you won’t have to open every drawer to find one.
17. Table With Storage
A table with pullout storage is perfect for board games. Not only can you play on it, you can store your game just underneath it as well. What more could you ask for? This option is perfect for board games like Lego.
18. Bins As Storage And Organizer
These are the most simple and convenient way to store toys, board games in particular. Since they have containers of different sizes, you can easily keep all your games there. They come in heights that kids can reach and are available in a wide range of colors to complement your aesthetics.
19. Stack-able Plastic Storage boxes
Store your board games in these stackable plastic boxes: depending on the size of your collection, you can get as few or as many as you want. Moreover, they are transparent, so you can easily find the game you want even without opening the box.
20. Display stand For Board Game Storage
Book display stands are another type of board game storage. These stands come in a variety of sizes and materials. However, they come in heights that kids can reach. In addition, they can easily get what they want as the board games can be kept on display.
There’s something about board games that make them so irresistible: from Monopoly to Scrabble, such games have added fun to our lives even beyond childhood.
Hope this guide help you put an end to your board game storage problems. Most of these solutions can be customized according to your collection of board games. While you can do it yourself, you can also bring these goodies home with just a click!