12 Creative Ideas for Firewood Storage

Firewood storage doesn’t have to be boring. Use one of these ideas to come up with a functional way to keep logs ready to toss onto the flames at a moment’s notice while adding to the style and decor of a space.

Practical and Pleasing Storage

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Practical and Pleasing Storage

There’s nothing like a roaring flame in the fireplace or fire pit. The soft glow and heat from the burning ember can help you relax and keep you warm. However, without firewood, those crackling flames aren’t possible. If you find yourself lighting a fire or cooking on a wood-burning stove regularly, then you likely have a lot of firewood piling up ready for use. Check out these firewood storage ideas to find a functional yet aesthetically pleasing way to store the logs required to keep those fires burning.

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Organized and Eye-Appealing

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Organized and Eye-Appealing

This large metal rack provides separate compartments for organizing firewood and kindling. The kindling section’s curved design adds style and flair to the log holder. As a result, this holder can also serve as a decorative structure on a deck or patio. Since the metal frame keeps the holder raised off the ground, wood stored in it will stay dry and away from bugs. Additionally, a UV- and water-resistant cover is included with this piece to keep logs dry and ready for use. Available on Wayfair .

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Modern Marvel

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Modern Marvel

The four spacious sections in this round log holder offer plenty of room to stock up on firewood for a cold winter, to use with a wood-burning stove, or to keep a fire pit glowing for evening entertainment throughout the year. The durable sheet metal design is suitable for outdoor storage, but it can also be brought indoors to add a modern touch to an indoor space. Available on Etsy .

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Wall of Wood

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Wall of Wood

Short on floor space? Don’t fret; create your own firewood storage wall unit. This solution will provide you with plenty of space to hold logs, and can also serve as a room divider. Once you’re built the frame, you can choose exactly how you wish to divide the space to hold firewood and kindling. Not only will this provide you with convenient access to logs whenever they are needed, but it also adds an artistic touch and complements existing wood accents.

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Easy Access

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Easy Access

Add style and function to a space with this wooden firewood holder featuring a curved design and two separate compartments. The larger, open-top compartment is ideal for keeping firewood handy near a fireplace or wood stove, while the smaller bottom compartment is perfectly sized to store the kindling needed to get those flames roaring. Available on Etsy .

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Repurposed Skis

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Repurposed Skis

This firewood holder breathes new life into old pairs of skis, as the skis form the frame of the unit. This log rack could be the ideal functional conversation piece for a mountain lodge, cabin in the woods, or any place where skiers live. Available on Etsy .

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Tall and Chic

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Tall and Chic

For a sophisticated look, consider this tall, yet simple, firewood storage solution. The clean lines with a separate upper, round compartment give it a modern look that could complement a more formal living space. Elegance and utility meet with this piece as you can store kindling in the smaller top section and logs in the larger bottom section. Available on Etsy .

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Clean and Functional

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Clean and Functional

This portable firewood storage solution offers two handles to allow individuals to easily transport it from one area to another. During the summer or other times when firewood isn’t needed, it can be folded up for compact storage. When opened up, the simple V-shape and clean lines offer a sleek and stylish addition to any space. Available on Wayfair .

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Diamond in the Rough

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Diamond in the Rough

Individuals with an eye for modern design will appreciate this diamond-shaped log holder. While also contributing to a minimalist look, the durable, all-metal construction means that this holder can be placed indoors by a fireplace or wood-burning stove or outside near a fire pit or outdoor stove. Available on Etsy .

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Horseshoe Holder

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Horseshoe Holder

Horseshoes, anyone? This unique firewood holder gives old horseshoes a renewed purpose; they are welded together and integrated into the frame's sides to keep logs contained. Set this firewood holder near an outdoor fire pit or fireplace, or even in an equestrian lover’s indoor space for an unusual design touch. Best of all, the holder’s dimensions can be customized to fit your exact space and needs. Available on Etsy .

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Log Briefcase

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Log Briefcase

Use this briefcase-inspired holder to keep a few logs within easy reach. The full-grain leather tote can be removed from the outer metal frame and used to carry more logs inside to keep the fire going. Once the logs are retrieved, just hang the leather tote over the metal handles on the frame, and the wood will be ready to access. Available on Etsy .

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Work Bag

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Work Bag

While bags often offer decorative firewood storage ideas, they can also deliver a functional solution. Use a heavy-duty log bag to carry in logs from outside and store them right by the fireplace. The bag’s front pockets can hold a small ax, a pair of work gloves, or other necessary tools for splitting logs and placing them in the fire. Available on Etsy .

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Vintage Leather Tote

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Vintage Leather Tote

Add a vintage touch to the fireplace with this heavy-duty leather tote. With two sturdy handles, this tote can do more than just hold logs— it can also be used to carry them in from outside. Choose the perfect way to complement your space by laying the tote on its side or standing it up on its base. Available on Etsy .

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