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PLUMSA Storage basket, white, black

$4.99
Article Number: 
203.643.39
Cabinet number:: 
PLUMSA Storage basket is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 8.
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The plastic coating on the inside protects against moisture.
Size
3 gallon
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-The plastic coating on the inside protects against moisture.
Care instructions
Hand wash cold, 86°F (30°C).
Do not bleach.
Do not tumble dry.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.
Product dimensions
Height: 11 "
Diameter: 9 ¾ "
Volume: 3 gallon

Height: 28 cm
Diameter: 25 cm
Volume: 11 l

Designer:
S Edholm/L Ullenius
Product description
Fabric: 100 % polyester
Handle: Top-grain leather
Eyelet: Steel
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute! Purchased this originally purely because I thought it was cute, but after I brought it home I feel in love. Functional and cute
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this storage basket! Love the pattern and size of the basket. Wish they made them in smaller sizes too!
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and trendy and kid friendly I bought one a month ago and loved it so much I bought 2 more. One I’m just waiting for something to put in it. These are a nice balance of cute and modern as well as flexible and structured. Great for holding collections of small toys.
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Loved it, I am definitely going back to buy a few more. It's great for storage for my kids stuff.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice basket I am using one in my teens room for recycling and one inside the eket shelf to hold earphones and small items in our record room. The material is coated on the inside and has a clean appearance since the pattern isn't too fussy.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute addition to our room! Will definitely buy more!
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great basket for small toys We bought a few of these to put our 8 month old's smaller toys in a few rooms and we are so glad! Make sure you buy more than one if you purchase these. You won't regret it!
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Durably chic This basket is visually appealing while being very functional. It's lined so makes for easy clean up and the leather loop is very sturdy to hang on the hook of your choice. Requires no assembly!
Date published: 2017-05-09
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Making the most of every challenge

Lina Ringefelt jokingly says she was ‘born within IKEA’ because her father worked at the IKEA headquarters in wood trading, and she’s been with the company since 1998. For six years, she has developed products for storage and organization, like boxes, baskets and bins. When she was working on new PLUMSA baskets, she did something that’s in our IKEA blood—she turned a challenge into an opportunity!

At any given moment, Lina is involved in making almost 45-50 products in various stages of the development process. She keeps track of all of these products and those being created in other IKEA departments like the bedroom and living room. It’s part of making sure the storage pieces are different from one another but still work well with other products like shelving units and drawers. “It’s like this puzzle of knowing what’s coming, keeping up with styles and trends and trying to make unique products.” At the same time as PLUMSA baskets, she was working on another basket, too. She says she really loved the other basket because it was going to look like an old-fashioned apple basket made from poplar and pine with a leather handle on each side.

All was well until the product development team encountered their first puzzle. They realized the leather handles would make the basket too expensive. The puzzle was easily solved; they could just use another material. But there was a new, even more challenging puzzle! Before they could inform the factory that they were going to use a different handle, they received word that the leather was already bought and waiting to be used. “It felt like we had all these cows walking around. "We didn’t want to throw away the money or the leather, so we said ‘Ok, lets’ try to do something else.’” Almost instantly, Lina had an idea.

A time for resourceful creativity

Lina already knew how PLUMSA baskets would look and what the design would be—and realized leather handles would work perfectly. More than a pretty decorative detail, the handles make both sizes easier to carry. They give the smaller basket a hook-friendly hanging function, too. Ta-dah! Nothing would be thrown away. “Everything just happened really quick. We probably didn’t do everything by the book, but we still have two nice baskets that can be used for more than laundry. It could be storage next to your sofa and the small one is beautiful in the bathroom, kitchen or hallway.” Although all the pieces came together just right with PLUMSA, not every IKEA product becomes a puzzle. But when we’re challenged with one, we see it as an opportunity for creative thinking, just like Lina did.

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