January 7, 2009

Catch all

I've decided that my car needs a basket one that hops in with me in the morning and heads back inside when we're home. I can set it by the door so I can throw in anything that I will need for the day, returns, forms, snacks for the kids, etc. Not to mention while we're out I can put anything into the basket that I don't want to lose [or stuff in my handbag] to make sure it actually makes it out of the car.

Here are a few baskets that have my fancy. I can't decide big or one that flattens.

All baskets from The Container Store.

10 comments:

I *Heart* You said...

i think i need one too. way too much loose stuff floating around back there. i love 1 & 3.

Aartee said...

What a cute idea! Personally while I love the lace ones I would probably go for something that flattens for easy transport and storage...

Jennifer said...

Clever idea - everyone should have a cute "car" basket!!

Live. Love. Photography said...

That is a GREAT idea! My goal this year is to be more organized! I think I might join you on this one. But the goal is to make sure I take the basket indoors and not just leave it in the car which is what I seem to do :(

simply seleta said...

Now that is a wonderful idea. I have 3 of the first one, all in different colors, but use them for bike rides and picnics.

Thanks to you, I now have a new use for one of them!

Breakfast for Dinner said...

I have a car box, although it's cardboard and yucky. This year I'll be upgrading to a milk crate style with a pretty fabric cover that I'll make myself.

I don't think flattening is essential, as it will likely always be filled with stuff, whether in the car or in the house. I think I prefer the stiff handle of the first one, so it slides over your arm. Unless you prefer a flexible handle because you carry it on your shoulder...depends how long of a walk from car to house.

Abbie said...

I think the middle one is best. While I love the look of the bottom ones, I think the sides would bump into you to and from the car. They all seem like great finds, though!

Kim - The TomKat Studio said...

While #3 definitely caught my eye, it doesn't look too comfy to carry, especially if you're also carrying a child to/from the car. I like #2, soft-sided, functional, with a little style. :)

jora said...

This is a great idea...something I've recently decided to do also! I am going to use one of the huge Lands End canvas totes. My aunt sent us a monogrammed one for xmas and I think it's perfect for my needs. I really like that first market basket that you have pictured, though.

melissa jade said...

i have the last one (lace one) and i LOVE it but it's a bike basket that was re-purposed as a wedding card basket (now back to bike basket) . lol

Too small for what you'd like it for though....