15 Outdoor Storage Solutions That Aren't Ugly

Store garden tools, pool equipment and other outdoor essentials in these stylish outdoor storage containers.

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April 10, 2020

Ditch the outdoor storage containers that are eyesores, and organize all your outdoor equipment in stylish options instead. We searched the internet far and wide for practical and pretty outdoor storage solutions for your home, from natural wood cabinets to durable storage that'll hide your trash bins. Here are our top 15 finds.


This spacious storage box doubles as a comfortable outdoor bench. It has a timeless natural wood-paneled look but is actually made of a durable and weather-resistant plastic polypropylene resin that's easy to maintain. And, you can pay an extra fee if you want it delivered already assembled.

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Ditch that messy hose pile outside your house with this lovely embossed leaf pot. You can store a hose that's up to 150 feet long in this outdoor container, keeping your space looking neat and tidy. It's made with steel and features a weather-resistant finish.

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This stylish, round coffee table will do triple duty in your backyard this summer. It's a great coffee table when you need a spot for cocktails and offers ample storage, too. You can even use the table as additional seating when you're entertaining bigger groups or throwing pool parties.

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We love those double-duty pieces, and here's another one that might work for your outdoor decor plan. Use this as a regular coffee table for snacks and drinks, then, when you clear off all the cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, you can open up the table and use it to store all your entertaining must-haves.

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This low-profile side table would make a handsome addition to your outdoor patio or pool area. There's a roomy storage drawer to keep citronella candles, linen napkins, serving pieces or even yard games.

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Here's a great solution if you need a neat storage option for outdoor garbage and recycling bins. There are doors in the front of this shed so you can easily pull out your bins on garbage day. During the week, simply open up the top so you can drop in your recycling or trash bags.

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This slat-back bench is beautiful on its own, but when you add the storage element, you realize how amazing this piece actually is. Made from acacia wood, it's all-weather safe. You can easily keep outdoor pillows or pool toys out of the way by lifting the bench seat.

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An outdoor storage piece that's so pretty you might actually want to bring it inside? Yep! The interior shelf makes this a great choice to store garden supplies, tools or kids' toys. It's made of fir wood but is waterproof so it can withstand any type of weather.

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While this might not be a traditional storage piece, it's so stylish you won't mind leaving it front and center in your outdoor space. Use it as a cooler during parties or family get-togethers, then store barware, outdoor place settings or serving pieces inside the cooler when not in use.

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If you need an outdoor storage solution and additional seating, this brown wicker storage box might be the perfect solution for your backyard or patio. Made of all-weather wicker, it has plenty of room for keeping your outdoor pillows, grilling tools or pool accessories out of the way and dry.

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If you're lucky enough to have a pool, chances are you have a few rafts and floats. This handy caddy can help you wrangle all your pool toys in one spot while keeping them neat and tidy. Use the basket in the front for smaller pool toys, then store larger floats in the back divided sections.

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Here's an outdoor storage box that also does double duty as a bench. Crafted of sustainable eucalyptus, the box has a relaxed, coastal vibe with its white-and-blue color palette. The cushion ties to the seat so it won't blow away, and of course, it features weather-resistant outdoor fabric.

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This cypress storage shed will help you whip your outdoor space into shape. It's tall enough to fit garden tools like rakes or outdoor sweepers and features two roomy shelves for additional storage. Think of it as a stylish outdoor locker.

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If you need a great storage solution for your firewood, this heavy-duty rack is just right. With a cool hexagon shape and sturdy oxidized steel, this rustic rack will help you and your family stay warm on chilly nights around the outdoor firepit.

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If you need a chic storage option for smaller outdoor items, this is a great little basket. Stack a couple of these next to each other for a farmhouse or rustic feel. If you don't need frequent access to the items you store in there, you could double the basket as a side table or plant stand.

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