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Storage Ottomans: Clear Clutter Quickly, Easily, and with Style

Tidy up in a hurry with these multipurpose, flexible furniture pieces that create a little extra storage where you need it the most.
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Tray Magnifique

The Moto Storage Ottoman With Fill-Top Trays serves four functions in one: ottoman, storage, seating, and cocktail table! Stash extra blankets, set down your glass, rest your feet, or accommodate a surprise guest—this storage ottoman is the ultimate multitasker.

Pretty and Practical

Brighten up any room with the simple sophistication of the Chelsea Home Hi-Style Ottoman. Handcrafted of solid hardwood and upholstered in a soft cotton print fabric, this ottoman also features plush foam padding and ample storage space, all of which earn it a spot on our list of favorites.

Yin Yang

You don’t need to go full feng shui to add a little Zen to your space. With the Ying-Yang Storage Ottomans, you can tuck away errant items without sacrificing an ounce of your unique style. Whether you’re going for an Asian-inspired look or just trying to add balance and harmony to your life, these ottomans are a perfect fit. 

Work at Home

No space for a home office? The taupe-covered Jonah Storage Office Ottoman from Bombay solves the problem handily by concealing a lap desk, accessories organizer, paper tray, and bars to accommodate hanging files. When work is done, close the lid, put your feet up, and relax.


You’re not traditional, so why should your storage be? This trio of ottomans from TAG features woven natural seagrass wrapped over hand-formed, powder-coated metal frames. With plenty of storage and lids that reverse into trays, these versatile pieces are even strong enough for seating.

Slim and Stylish

Whether you’re looking for an impromptu coffee table, full-length footrest, or spare seating in a hall or entry, the Dylan Textured Leather Storage Ottoman fits the bill. A solid wood frame, hinged lid, padded leather upholstery, and slim profile make it easily adaptable to many uses and appropriate for any room of the house.  

At the Ready

The Caden Leather Square Ottoman’s open-shelf design keeps newspapers, magazines, and TV remotes within easy reach. Its slatted shelf and solid pine frame, crowned by a distressed-leather top, add rustic charm to any room!

Organize the Jungle

Tame your wild clutter with the Wilson Giraffe Storage Ottoman. Eye-catching giraffe-print faux leather and an anti-slam hinge let this piece bring out the animal in all of us—or at least keep it neatly stored away. 

Hidden Asset

Put everything in its place with the Chatham Black Leather Storage Cocktail Ottoman, which houses a spacious hidden storage drawer. The ottoman’s sturdy hardwood construction and luxurious bonded leather tufted upholstery make it both handy and classy!

Folding Fashion

Not only can you stow your stuff, but you can stash away the entire ottoman thanks to the fold-flat design of the Fold N Store Folding Storage Ottoman. This space-smart ottoman provides roomy storage and a plush lid, and it’s sturdy enough to use as a seat.

Feeling Crafty?

Haven’t seen an ottoman you like yet? Then make one of your own! With just four apple crates, a square piece of plywood, some paint, fabric, and foam rubber, you can assemble an ottoman like this and get the satisfaction of knowing you built it yourself. Add casters to give the piece easy mobility.  

Neat Nest

This stylish bench hides two smaller ottomans, offering storage and seating tailor-made for small spaces. The three-piece set features brown faux leather upholstery, exposed solid wood feet, and a lid that converts to a tray. Imagine how functional this ottoman would be in a studio apartment or cozy family room.