The 10 Best Cubbies
We spent 17 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. If you are searching for the ideal piece of compact furniture to provide a little extra storage and/or hanging space, take a look at this comprehensive selection of cubbies. Coming in a variety of styles to suit any taste and with options to meet any purpose, one of these should be just the ticket. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best cubby on Amazon.
10. ClosetMaid 1305
The ClosetMaid 1305 has an elegant dark cherry finish and a compact design that makes it ideal for a small office or personal library. Its shelves can be adjusted to over a dozen heights, but they cannot support much weight.
- short enough to sit under a window
- doesn't have protective feet
- difficult to assemble
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
9. MyGift Shadow Box
The MyGift Shadow Box has a charmingly rustic appearance with its antiqued, exposed wood. It is the ideal background for potted plants or trinkets, and it has two large pull-out drawers to keep more private valuables, each with labels.
- has metal hanging brackets
- lightweight at under 4 pounds
- smaller than it looks in pictures
|Rating||4.0 / 5.0|
8. Danya B Wall Shelf
The Danya B Wall Shelf is both a decorative piece as well as a storage tool. It's a wall-mounted set of cubbies with a unique layout that creates intrigue for the items you place on it. Plus, it's made from long-lasting medium density fiberboard.
- can be placed on a mantel too
- laminated to protect the wood
- shelves are rather shallow
|Rating||3.6 / 5.0|
7. ECR4Kids Birch 5-Section
The ECR4Kids Birch 5-Section has tall compartments with hooks for coats, top and bottom cubbies for belongings, and a small bench, so children can sit down while putting on and taking off their shoes. It's a truly multifunctional cubby.
- greenguard gold certified
- rounded edges for safety
- perfect for a daycare center
|Rating||3.6 / 5.0|
6. Badger Basket Three Bin
The large, open bins and low profile of the Badger Basket Three Bin make it perfect for a children's play room because kids easily can toss their toys in it. It's also easy to wipe down with a damp cloth, so it's ideal for homes with messy little ones.
- has a stackable design
- cheery bright white color
- sturdy metal hardware
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
5. StorageManiac Multifunctional
The StorageManiac Multifunctional was made with shoe storage in mind with its soft, but durable, polyester canvas, but it's just as suitable for mail, mittens or other small items. For added convenience, it has little rubber stoppers on the feet to protect your floors.
- cubbies are reinforced
- holds 10 pairs of shoes
- great as a front door accessory
|Rating||4.3 / 5.0|
4. ClosetMaid 1574
The modern and stylish ClosetMaid 1574 has three cubbies that are open on both sides, and three with closed backs for a unique look when placed against walls. It's available in seven colors that complement both elegant living rooms and toddler play areas.
- cubes can be arranged into any shape
- construction feels strong
- assembly instructions are clear
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
3. Merry Garden Stackable
The Merry Garden Stackable has two taller, exposed cubbies great for displaying books and art, and six smaller ones with upturned lips, to keep things from falling out. Its solid and sturdy top can also be used to store items and put photos on.
- has a natural color stain
- all shelves are removable
- good garden or deck piece
|Rating||4.9 / 5.0|
2. Whitmor 6070-968-BLK
If you need an affordable cubby that's easy to set up and take down, get the Whitmor 6070-968-BLK. Its quick-release interlocking connectors mean it offers several stacking options, and its durable steel construction can weather a lot of use.
- ideal for craft rooms
- it packs down flat
- can be horizontal or vertical
|Rating||4.6 / 5.0|
1. Wood Designs Contender C51409
The Wood Designs Contender C51409 is nearly four feet long and has deep, spacious cubbies, so it's ideal for a classroom or a home with kids who need to store their backpacks and other gear in one place. Plus it hangs on the wall, so it saves floor space.
- made from natural plywood
- five double coat hooks
- uv resistant finish
|Rating||5.0 / 5.0|