Here’s a look at our favorite new storage trick: souped-up paper bags in washable cellulose and double-thick Kraft paper, good for wrangling everything from cooking tools to kids’ toys, root vegetables to beauty products.
Above: The Uashmama Large Washable Paper Bags “feel like leather, wash like fabric, and flatten for easy storage,” says the shop owners of Huckleberry where the bags are available. The large bag, shown in Gray, is €16. Above: More from Uashmama (pronounced “wash mama”), the Paper Bags in brown, shown in three different sizes, range from £6 for an extra-small to £29 for an extra-large at the Future Kept. Above: The Siwa Large Box, in black and brown, is made of durable Japanese washi paper designed by Naoto Fukasawa. The washi paper is a Soft Naoron developed from wood pulp and polyolefin making it highly resistant and less likely to tear; €45 at Common in Helsinki. Above: Australian company Lazy Sunday makes Washable Paper Bags, shown in gray, for $20 AUD each. Above: The Paper Box made of washable brown kraft paper is $17.43 to $34.85 from the Warm Grey Company, a seller on Etsy. Above: The Granit Large Storage Washable Paper Bag is made of wax paper, is designed to hang on the wall, and can be wiped off with wet cloth; €14.90 at Granit. Above: The DuraLux Kraft Washable Paper Bags, measuring about 8 by 10 inches, are $14.99 at Restaurantware. Above: Italian company Essent’ial makes durable multiuse bags, Il Saccone, made from washable cellulose fiber; €32.79 to €44.43 at Essent’ial. Above: The picnic-ready Vichy Basket is made of cellulose fiber and designed for storing bread, accessories, and more; €35 at Merci. For more of our favorite bags, bins, buckets, and baskets, see our posts: Above: Designed by Marie Michielssen for Serax, the Breadbasket in smooth paper is available through Serax stockists. Contact Serax for more information.