I am using this as a toy chest it works great with plenty of room for all their toys. So far it is holding up they love to crawl all over it. It is a great accent piece to our loving room. Just one thing if you are thinking of getting it. You can't put it flush with the wall because the lid has to have room to open. I just store folding toys behind it. If you have a certain space to fit it you need to add about 4-6 in from the wall.