MiniOwls Toy Storage Hammock #Review

DISCLOSURE: I received one or more of the items mentioned free for review purposes; nonetheless, all opinions expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides, Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. This post contains affiliate links.From the Amazon Listing:
MiniOwls Storage Hammock – High Quality Toy Organizer – De-cluttering Solution for Your Kid’s Room, Nursery, Playroom, Toy Room, Closet, Basement, Laundry Room and Mudroom – Inexpensive Storage Idea for a Library, Spa, School, Daycare, Preschool – Creative Storage Net for Stuffed Animals, Plush Toys, Dolls, Balls, Bedding, Yoga and Light Sport Equipment, All Accessories – Easy Installation – Free Lifetime Quality Guarantee. 3% From Every Purchase is Donated to Breast Cancer Foundation.

  • TOP RATED STORAGE SOLUTION for stuffed animals, plush toys, balls, towels, blankets, bedding, yoga mats, light sport equipment and other collectibles. If you wish to be clutter free – just install the MiniOwls storage hammock. Minimum corner space required 31 inches on each wall.
    TEACHES KIDS ORGANIZATION SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITY necessary for lifelong success and productivity. It is a creative and fun way to display everyone’s favorite items.
  • CREATES STACKABLE UNIT when you purchase 2 or more hammocks. This option helps with cateorizing/organizing and creating even more storage space.
  • IMPROVED INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION – we have come up with perfect solution how to install the hammock to prevent sagging and spillage of stored items.
  • FREE LIFETIME QUALITY GUARANTEE. This highest standard, large size (74 x 56 x 56 inches when streched), three sided polyester hammock has been made with the strongest materials on the market which gives it a super-long life. Frustration free poly-bag packaging and heavy duty hardware is included.

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My Review:
This hammock works great to contain my son’s stuffed toys. Stuffed animals take up a lot of space in the toy box, so it’s really helpful to have an alternative storage solution for all of his squishy friends. I really appreciate that this toy hammock comes with three hooks and three wall anchors, so it’s ready to hang up as soon as it arrives. Installation is really fast and easy – mark the three drill spots, drill the holes, tap in the anchors, screw in the hooks, and attach the hammock. The edges of the hammock are super stretchy elastic, which is a feature I haven’t seen in a toy hammock before. (The other one we have has canvas edges with no stretch to them). The elastic edging is actually really convenient, as it makes the hammock more versatile in terms of how much stuff you can put in it. As you add toys, the elastic stretches to accommodate the influx.

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The package insert includes installation instructions on the back for how to position it to prevent it from sagging and from toys falling out of it. The instructions recommend that the side hooks be installed 3.8 feet from the corner (minimum listed in the product description is 31 inches). As it turns out, my son’s bedroom doesn’t have a single corner that has 3.8 feet of space available on both sides due to doors/windows/closet. Therefore the picture I’m adding to my review is what the hammock looks like if you only go out just over a couple of feet from the corner. It’s still perfectly functional, just not as secure at holding toys as it would be if I were able to install it per the instructions. I could still add plenty more stuffed animals to it as-is, though. We’re in the process of setting up a downstairs playroom, though, and we’ll be moving the toy hammock to that room – and installing it per instructions – once it’s ready.

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