When I first seen that I was going to get a chance to review the new Bento line I was excited and started looking at the Rubbermaid site to find out more about them. At first look, you immediately think they are going to be like any other canvas storage bin but with the Rubbermaid name. Let me tell you, this is not the case. The Rubbermaid Bento storage container is super sturdy.
So sturdy that I’ve caught Thaddeus standing on top of one of the containers to give Xavier his pacifier!
For review, we received one of each size box and they sure have come in handy! I have the X-Large container holding some of Xaiver’s clothes, the ones he wears the most. In the Large container I am currently storing some of Xavier’s preemie clothes for memories. The Medium box is full of all of Xavier’s personal items (diaper cream, brush, comb, etc.), and the Small container right now has media information for reviews I’m getting ready to do. OK, not the best thing for the small container, but I haven’t had a chance to get it in good use just yet.
I love that all of the containers have two slots in them for handles, makes it very easy to carry them around and move them. I also love that you can use the lids in more than one way. You can have them as a normal lid, a lid that serves as a tray on top of the container, and using the lid alone as a tray on a shelf or table. The prices are perfect for these containers, especially for the quality of them. I actually would have thought they would have been more expensive.
The only downfall for them for me is that they don’t come in a lot of different colors. They are only available in Peprika (Red), Chadwick (pattern), and Lose Linen (an off white/beige). I’d love to see them in more colors.
We are always in the need of storage containers, I don’t know what it is but we always have stuff that needs to go into storage for one reason or anther. With having a baby, we need storage containers even more but I’ve always hated the normal storage bins that have been around for years. You know, the plastic ones that are boring looking. Or you have the canvas storage bins that aren’t very sturdy. Well, now you can get Rubbermaid Bento Storage Containers, they aren’t your traditional canvas storage bins!
About Bento Storage Containers
Bento’s Flex Dividers allow users to customize the inside of the box, creating organization solutions that are perfect for a variety of needs. Flex Dividers pop open when needed, and simply pop back when not. Each Flex Divider can be opened or closed separately of the others to create a permanent home for belongings.
Bento ToppersTM can be used in two distinctive ways. One way is that it can be a tray to display and contain items. By using Bento Toppers this way, you can create boundaries for items that can often take over a counter space such as magazines or mail. Use the Bento Topper on its own, or resting as a tray on top of a Bento Box to contain items like remotes while cov- ering the contents in the box below. The second way to use Bento Toppers is as a lid for the Bento Box by simply flipping over the Topper. This way you can hide things (such as personal bathroom items) that you do not want everyone to see but are needed for easy access.
Bento Boxes and Toppers come in variety of fabric designs and colors to compliment any home de?cor. The boxes were designed to hold common household items such as DVD & Video Games, File Folders, Mail, Toys, Hair Care Accessories, Audio & Video Accessories, Magazines, Board Games, Crafting Supplies and Office Supplies. Bento Boxes are stackable to make the most out of your space. Covered with polyester, the boxes are durable, yet easy to clean with a damp cloth.
Bento storage containers come in four sizes, three of which have lids. Each container has at least two flexible dividers to make the container have four or more areas. The containers are able to stack on top of one another and the lids can also be used as trays.
Buy Now from Rubbermaid.com Priced from $9.99 to $26.99 depending on model and size.
Disclosure: Item was received for the purpose of this review. All opinions are that of my own. No other monetary compensation took place.