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$24.99/ea. - $29.99/ea.

Store your favorite ornaments, collectibles, keepsakes and holiday décor in our Archival Ornament Storage Boxes. These carefully crafted boxes provide secure storage, and the archival qualities protect your holiday treasures from damage due to ultraviolet light and migrant acid. Sturdy, reinforced construction and metal corners shield your valuables from dirt, dust or breakage. Adjustable interior dividers help you customize your holiday organization solution.

  • Made from acid-free, lignin-free, buffered material
  • Cells in the 28-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 2-3/4" x 3-1/4" x 3" high
  • Cells in the 16-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 5-1/8" x 4" x 4" high
  • Cells in the 12-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Boxes are 5-1/8" x 4" x 5" or 6" high



28-Compartment Archival Ornament Box
  • SKU#: 10031158
$24.99
  • 16" x 21-3/4" x 3" h
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16-Compartment Archival Ornament Box
  • SKU#: 10031159
$26.99
  • 16" x 21-3/4" x 4" h
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12-Compartment Archival Ornament Box
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$28.99
  • 16" x 21-3/4" x 5" h
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12-Compartment Archival Ornament Box
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$29.99
  • 16" x 21-3/4" x 6" h
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 28 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for BELT storage! After seeing this box on another blog, I bought it and decided to use it to store my many belts. It's perfect!! Box is well constructed. Very sturdy and compartments are adequate size. Will be buying another soon. June 22, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by I am very pleased! These are very sturdy storage boxes! Well built! My only problem/concern is the dividers, I split a knuckle while filling them, they are very sturdy but could benefit from softer/rounded edges, other than that they are great! They came to late for Christmas but I quickly found another, possibly better use for them: the bulbs from my outdoor string lights! I don't like leaving them up all year but also the bulbs break easily when stored! So now that is no longer a concern, easy and safe storage that stacks well in my garage! I may take a soft nail file to the dividers and soften the edges but again, I love them, truly much more sturdy and heavier than I expected! January 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thinking outside the Box! These boxes are obviously great for ornaments, but as an Organizer and one who likes to think outside the box, I chose to use these boxes for a different reason. Okay, so you know how as mothers each year you collect art and keepsakes from your children, but you are not sure the best way to preserve the items. Well, now you know! These boxes are acid free and large enough to hold all of your childrens art, memory's, cards, photos, ect. For this client I made custon labels for each school year. They look handsome and you know you are doing the right thing to preserve your memorys! March 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent product These are excellent quality boxes with sturdy, easy to arrange dividers that can accommodate different size and shape ornaments. No more digging through layers of ornaments in odd- shaped containers. Now all my special ornaments are in one layer and can be seen all at once. I had put off buying these because of the price but the convenience they provide make them well worth their cost. E January 26, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great but too expensive These are beautiful boxes but the price is prohibitive except when we have sale coupon. December 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Archival Ornament Storage Box (28 compartment) If your ornament storage is absolute chaos to the point where you dread decorating your Christmas tree, you gotta buy these boxes! I sorted my ornaments, one for each of my children, plus 2 for "family ornaments" Having each child's ornaments displayed in one box is like seeing a snapshot in time: first year, video game characters they loved, activities they enjoyed, places we've been, etc. I am so looking forward to decorating with them this year and when they get old enough and start their own families, they have a good start to their own tree and traditions! (I liked the 28 compartment size best but I did add one 16 compartment box or those large family ornaments that didn't fit.) Oh yeah, buy the shredded archival paper too; one bag did all 6 boxes with plenty left over! December 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome storage unit for British Monarchy China I collect British Monarchy themed china and am using this to store the items safely. Works great May 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Smart organization I bought two of the 16 compartment ornament boxes to declutter my closet. Rolled my belts and...PERFECT!!!! Now one holds my brown belts, and one holds my black ones :) February 3, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Stinky Box the archival cardboard box looked good and seemed to be what I needed but whenI brought it home and unwrapped it, it stunk...literally it stunk - had a very foul order which stunk up not only my apt but also the car I transported it in. The store clerk also confirmed it stunk (of something like vomit) when it was returned to the Tysons Corner Store - I just hope the Manager also got ibvolved --- because anyone who got close to it would have to smell as the order was very strong - unless you like the smell of rotten cheese, then don't buy this box. December 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great storage for your very special ornaments I have purchased 7 archival ornament storage boxes. The boxes are stackable, strong and well made. The variety of sizes available make it easy to match ornament size with the correct storage size. The acid free environment will help preserve the beauty of my Christmas decorations for many years. I highly recommend purchasing for your special ornaments. November 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product! Well constructed product for easy storage. Good pricing! April 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ornament storage Used these for the last 6 years and 2 moves abroad. They're sturdy and I add some small packing material in each cell for an additional buffer for when it's time for a big move. Just bought some more, so far so good! March 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by The real deal These storage boxes are heavy duty safe storage for precious ornaments. They are not the usual cheap cardboard that gives when the box is picked up. They exceeded my expectation. March 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by good storage These divided storage boxes are great for holiday and collectables. February 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Strong & Sturdy These boxes are heavy, strong and sturdy. Your fragile ornaments will always be safe in these archival boxes. However, since these boxes do not seal like a plastic lidded container, they must be stored inside the home. February 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Holiday Storage Nice boxes for storing tree decorations. Very sturdy. April 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by very sturdy I used these boxes for my child's artwork. Very sturdy. Archival so the artwork will last the test of time. March 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Christmas Gift My husband bought this box and filled it with 'starter' ornaments as a gift to our family for our first Christmas as a family of 4. It meant a lot to me and I know it will bring a lot of happiness to us for many years. It is very solidly constructed and will keep our little ornaments protected and clean each year. It is easily stored and is attractive to look at. Overall a great product. March 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Durable & Flexible Spacing These ornament boxes are perfect. I enjoy that they come in various sizes to fit ALL of my ornaments. They are durable and stack perfectly on my basement shelving, making decorating the tree a breeze every year! March 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by fantastic purchase Over the years, I have invested thousands of dollars in european Christmas ornaments, and I treasure the Czechoslovakian ornaments and tree toppers which I have inherited from my great grandmother and grandmother. To preserve these ornaments I have purchased a number of archival, acid free containers over the years, but none as sturdily built or thoughtfully designed as these. My ornaments have survived the ravages of time, New Orleans festivities, and Hurricane Katrina. Now I know that they are even more protected than before, and they are certainly easier to access! Thank you Container Store! These boxes hit every need...convenience, form, and function. March 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome I had been storing my ornaments in bags, their original containers and other assorted makeshift boxes for years. The clutter was just unbearable and not pleasing to the eye. I decided to try one of the ornament storage boxes and became hooked. So much so, that I went back to my local store and purchased several more. I was also able to purchase one on sale because of a small tear on one of the corners. Bset purchase thus far! Joan March 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best purchase ever! This was the best purchase I have made in years!!! Now I don't have to worry that my ornaments will break and I save so much room!! The boxes are sturdy and have a slick appeal! February 22, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice Purchase I have always looked for storage compartments for ornaments when my husband suggested I look on-line at The Container Store. I do like these, however, they aren't as sturdy as I had thought they would be. My ornaments, that I am storing, are a little smaller than each compartment so they roll around a little. But, so far, I am storing them in the bedroom closet where it is dry. It would have been nice to find a plastic container to store them in. Any suggestions? February 16, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Could be better If this box had a weatherproof container to go in (like the $79 Red Moire Ornament Box on this website), it would be perfect. Alas, they do not. So they are not humidity proof. I live in Hawaii and though the ornaments seem fine, the box is showing warping from the humidity. I keep them in my garage which is "closed up" but I suspect that they will need to be replaced soon (I've had them for 5 years now). It would be great if the manufacturer would make a plastic box that 3 or 4 of these boxes would fit in... December 1, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by Holds so much more than I realized! I've used this for Christmas ornament storage, but it could be used for any holiday, hobby, or craft storage. Acid-free is a great feature, and I love being able to open the box and see everything on one level. (Dumped my old storage because there were times I wanted something on one of the lower layers in a 4-layer box, would have to remove multiple layers of ornaments in all the compartments. Ugh!) I am wondering whether they're made sturdier enough for long-term use and shelf-wear as I get them in and out over the years, but I've just bought them so I'll have to see how they do over time. They do look great on the shelf! August 15, 2010
Rated 3 out of 5 by Indoor Ornament Storage These are nice boxes if you are planning to store your Christmas ornaments in a moisture-free/pest-free location (not an attic, garage or basement). We have the larger size and they hold many ornaments in a compact space. I like that they are archival - though the cardboard itself nicks easily. I wish more inserts were provided with the box - I felt that the individual cells/ compartments were rather large. Also, I think they are rather expensive for what they are - I was expecting more from something that calls itself "The Best Christmas Storage Box Ever ". Still, they suit our purposes, and I would recommend them with some reservations. March 18, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by Use archival box for many purposes Upset that the Container Store was only selling archival quality boxes for ornaments, I took a walk around the display isle to calm down. And, of course , I realized that all I had to do was take the dividers out of the box to use it for my purpose. Now some of my textile collection resides nice and flat in an archival box. Maybe someday the Container Store will sell archival boxes without the dividers a little more inexpensively? March 4, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by great held all my ornaments in a neat and tidy way- worth the $, March 3, 2010
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Do these fit well in any other plastic box?

Ideally there'd be a good way to keep them together in a larger storage bin - anyone try to do this?
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We do not carry a specific storage bin for these ornament boxes, however the items linked below are large enough to fit the boxes.
 
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The containers listed by the Container Store here in this post are all incorrect. I ordered two of the water tight containers suggested by them and they just arrived and the ornament boxes will not fit in either by a long shot.

I assumed, incorrectly, that if a Container Store employee was suggesting containers, that they would indeed fit. To say I'm frustrated is an understatement!
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It has taken me **forever** to finally find a plastic storage container that these will fit into, so thought I'd answer this question and help out others. The **only** box that The Container Store sells that these will fit into is:
X-Large Holiday Storage Box
29-1/2" x 22-1/2" x 27-1/2" h
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Previous posters have suggested other boxes will work but they will not because plastic storage bins almost always narrow from top to bottom or have small indents on the side for the handles that prevent this archive box from fitting.
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Yes, they can come out entirely.

Also, they are adjustable to make compartments different sizes even though these boxes are ordered by the number and size of compartments they contain.
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They are adjustable. The size of the individual storage cube is determined by the number of cubes in the box you order.
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Cells in the 28-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 2-3/4" x 3-1/4" x 3" high. These openings do NOT adjust.

Cells in the 16-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 5-1/8" x 4" x 4" high. These dividers are movable so the opening size does adjust.

Cells in the 12-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Boxes are 5-1/8" x 4" x 5" or 6" high. These dividers are movable so the opening size does adjust.
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The country of origin for our archival ornament storage box is Mexico.
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Will this box protect against termites?

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The Archival Ornament Storage Boxes are made of high-density acid free chipboard but are not specifically treated for pest protection. For additional protection, you can place the Archival Boxes inside larger acid-free plastic boxes.

We recommend storing them away from extreme temperatures and high humidity in a climate controlled closet or room inside your home; refrain from storing them in an attic or a basement.
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The overall size of both the 12 and 16 compartment Archival Ornament Storage Boxes is 16" x 21.34". In response to a question asked earlier about the measurements of the individual storage cubes, both the 12 and 16 were described as being 5 1/8" x 4". Is it possible that the cube for the 16 compartment is smaller?
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Cells in the 28-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 2-3/4" x 3-1/4" x 3" high.

Cells in the 16-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Box are 5-1/8" x 4" x 4" high.

Cells in the 12-Compartment Archival Ornament Storage Boxes are 5-1/8" x 4" x 5" or 6" high.
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