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Give the Gift of Storage this Christmas

Surprise a loved one with any of these essential pieces


Finalizing gifts for relatives and close friends can be difficult sometimes. While you can give a home accessory or a delicious cake, you would always want to give something useful. Since all of us deal with clutter at home, you might want to give away storage must-haves instead.

These pieces can help your loved ones maintain a clean and organized home. And because these picks are also stylish, it can serve as decor items too. Check out our lovely and practical picks below: 

Wire baskets are perfect in any room! Your friend can use it in the kitchen—to store ingredients, or even in the bedroom or living area—to keep magazines and reading materials in place.

Wire Baskets, P3,498, set of two, Dimensione.

How cute is this storage piece that resembles a Balikbayan box? Your friend can use it to store books, reading materials, and other essentials. He or she can place this quirky item in an area where it can be easily seen and appreciated by guests.

Balikbayan Box, P950, Space Encounters.

Do you have a friend who loves collecting accessories and mini trinkets? These boxes can make it easier for them to store and find the things that they need.

Boxes by Design Doctor, price available upon request, Dimensione.

These products originally appeared in the September issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. For more must-have pieces for the home, download your copy of Real Living. Log on to for more details. 

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