Hot cars and matchbox cars are always popular items on little boys’ wishlists. For many boys, these types of cars represent the ultimate in speed, power, and cool factor. While hot cars may be out of reach for some boys, matchbox cars offer a more affordable option that can still provide plenty of fun.
No matter what type of toy car a boy is dreaming of, it’s sure to bring a smile to his face. Or perhaps there’s a kid-at-heart in the household who collects these toy cars? Then this toy storage idea collection is for you!
Anyone who lives with someone who just can’t seem to have enough toy cars would probably agree that it can be bothersome to see these small toys all over the place. Sure, you can get large plastic bins to store them in, but more often than not, kids leave these tiny toys everywhere. Collectors are a different breed, they definitely don’t want to store their precious tiny car collection that way!
If toy cars are a ‘problem’ in your house, then here are some solutions that both you and your Hot Wheels/Matchbox collector will like. These storage ideas also serve as display units that’ll look amazing when filled with toy cars!
What we also like about all these storage ideas is that they make the toys easy to access. They also don’t take up valuable floor space since most of them are wall-mounted.
Some are DIY projects, some are recycling ideas and some can simply be bought from Ikea. Have a look at these awesome toy car display ideas and let us know which one you like the best!
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DIY Car Carrier Trailer
This toy car display is inspired by a trailer truck that delivers cars. You can modify the length of the storage depending on your collection. This is a great way to show off your toy cars while keeping them organized and dust-free.
By mounting the cars on the wall, you not only save space, but you also create a stylish and unique way to show off your collection.
This toy car display storage idea is inspired by the superhero Batman. You can put it in any corner of your kid’s room, and he will love this very attractive toy display idea. This is a great way to store your child’s toy cars while also giving them a fun way to display them. This storage idea is perfect for any child who loves Batman or cars.
A magnet toy car display is also one the great choice to store your toy cars. All you need to do is produce a magnet and attach it to your wall. You can have a lot of magnets to accommodate your entire toy car collection. This is an easy and efficient way to keep your cars organized and on display.
PVC Pipes / Cardboard
If you’re struggling to find a way to display your toy car collection, PVC pipes or cardboard may be a good option. You can use PVC pipes to create a vertical display, or cardboard to create a more horizontal display. Whatever you choose, make sure that your cars are well-secured and won’t fall off.
Wooden Milk Crate
This wooden milk crate toy car display can be a great way to keep your cars organized and also show them off to visitors. There are a few things to keep in mind when using milk crates for this purpose. First, you’ll want to make sure that the crates are sturdy and won’t tip over easily.
You may also want to consider painting the crates or attaching labels to them so that each car has its own space. If you take the time to set up your milk crate display properly, it can be a great way to show off your collection and keep it organized at the same time.
This type of shelving unit is commonly used in homes and businesses. It is made up of a series of horizontal shelves that are supported by vertical posts. Ribba Shelf units are typically made from wood, metal, or plastic, and can be purchased in a variety of sizes to accommodate different needs which make it a good choice for your toy car display storage.
Road Parking-Inspired Display
Inspired by the parking lot outside, this display of toy cars is sure to be a hit with any young car lover. Arranged in a neat row, the cars are perfect for pretend play or for use as decoration. This would make an excellent addition to any child’s bedroom or playroom.
Old Vehicle Grill
This novel toy car display idea is sure to get conversation started and add a touch of whimsy to your decor. Plus, it’s a great way to upcycle an old grill that you might otherwise discard.