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The Scrap Shoppe. With January comes the undeniable need to purge and do some serious organization around the house.

The Scrap Shoppe

Organize & Decorate Everything. Sew 4 Home. These clever storage baskets are not only cute and handy, they're also a secret recycling project.

Sew 4 Home

The sides and bottoms of each basket are stiffened with recycled cardboard! But wait ... they have another hidden talent: they collapse and fold flat to store. In the nursery, use them for creams, diapers, wash cloths and other diaper changing accessories. You could fill a whole shelf set with bright and beautiful baskets. And yet, why let the nursery have all the fun? A Beautiful Mess. Recently, I've been super superrrr obsessed with organizing my closet.

A Beautiful Mess

I've been cleaning out, donating, hanging, boxing up and building displays. I wanted to have some cute hat boxes in the top of my closet to store some of my vintage hats and other things that can be easily bent up. A Glimpse Inside. Hey!

A Glimpse Inside

It's Donna from Modern on Monticello again and I'm here to share a quick decorative storage solution using basic cardboard boxes. A few weeks ago on my blog I reveal the first look at my new craft room, you can read about it here. This room includes a full wall of built in shelving which is fabulous for organizing so much of my random craft supplies. A Kailo Chic Life. Happy New Year!

A Kailo Chic Life

I hope everyone had a memorable new year! I had a fun time at a friends house with the family and was in bed and asleep by 10:30. Oops. This mama was tired. A Time For Everything. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve always been intimidated by sewing.

A Time For Everything

To the point that I will tune you out when you lovingly try to convince me, But {insert specific sewing-project-for-dummies} is so easy! All you have to do is… wa wah wa wah wah… I know deep down that it probably is easy, but acknowledging it might mean I have to try it. And possibly fail. AfNord. Har länge tänkt investera i House doctors fina lådor, men kom på häromdagen att jag kan faktiskt göra något liknande av gamla skokartonger.


Så här kommer min version av upcyclad skolåda. Amazing Interior Design. Amazing Interior Design. Amazing Interior Design. Apartment Therapy. I love reusing everyday materials, particularly for organizational purposes, and Michelle at Iron & Twine has come up with a DIY project that elevates the average cardboard box into something much more sophisticated, while remaining every bit as functional.

Apartment Therapy

All you'll need to make these decorative bins is: A cardboard box Rotary cutter and mat or scissors Fabric Spray adhesive Old leather belt Binding post screws Flat head screwdriver Industrial hole punch or X-acto knife or something to make holes in the box and leather This is an elegant way to convert everyday materials into something beautiful and functional. I love the simple, organic, modern look of these bins, but the style possibilities are endless, since any fabric pattern would do. For step-by-step pictures and more details, see Iron & Twine. Balancing Home. Be Different Act Normal. Because Home Should Be Great. Friends, let me just say that I'm fully aware of my upper middle class life and all the blessings that go with it.

Because Home Should Be Great

There are so many people all over the world who have real, serious challenges they face. This is not one of them. But. Beneath My Heart. Best Friends for Frosting. Here at Best Friends For Frosting, we love being organized and keeping everything tidy and in their place!

Best Friends for Frosting

Sometimes, though, plain old storage containers can get kind of dull! We love to live life with color and beauty which is why we are so happy to have Niamh Osborne from Simply Earnest showing us this super easy and fab way to get organized! Blissful Roots. I love cute containers for storage, but I really don't like to pay a lot of money for them. I'm always looking for ways to reuse items, or make new things with what I already have. If you're like me, and you tend to collect A LOT of crafting supplies, (most are completely necessary, right? :)) then you need a place to put all of those little items. Blooming Homestead. Blue I Style. Caught on a Whim.

Right now, all my craft supplies are just thrown into empty shoe boxes, and I figured it was about time to jazz those old boxes up! I followed the directions for my 'That's a Wrap" Fabric Covered Boxes tutorial, and before long I had some pretty storage that I could proudly display on my shelves. Turns out that old, drab boxes just need a little pretty fabric to get all dressed up... All you have to do is grab a box. Caught on a Whim. I am so excited to be participating in the Dear Stella Challenge over at Kollabora!

For this challenge several bloggers were chosen to make something creative with fabrics we received from Dear Stella. My project is a simple decorative box that anyone can make. There is no need for a sewing machine for this one! Plus, this project is a great way to use up fabric scraps, and we could all use a little extra storage space, right?! Centsational Girl. Lately, I’ve become obsessed with the patterns in marbled paper. I recall making it as a kid in art class years ago and now it has reentered my life as I’m currently fixated on its random medley of swirls, stripes, and colors. I made these marbled paper boxes for office supply storage in my oldest daughter’s room last week, but now I’m so crazy about them, I want to make more just for me! Good news though, they’re incredibly easy to make. This is an simple DIY project that adds a lot of panache to a plain box or magazine file.

You’ll need a few boxes and some sheets of marbled paper (sources below) plus cutting tools and glue. Centsational Girl. Hello everyone! I have a new DIY project to share today: fabric covered boxes perfect for storing keepsakes or office supplies. I love the idea of wrapping plain boxes in pretty patterns (like I did last year these marbled paper versions) and this time I made them with some beautiful fabrics sent to me by Annie Selke from her Pine Cone Hill collection. Here is the step by step: First, round up the necessary supplies. You’ll need about ½ yard of fabric for every box, sometimes more for larger versions. Next, cut the fabric to the size of the box and allow for enough fabric to wrap all fours sides. Chapman Place. Circus Berry. Clean & Scentsible. Hey! It’s Lindi here! I’m so happy to be back again from Love Create Celebrate sharing another DIY project – stylish DIY storage totes.

Goodbye House Hello Home. While organizing and staging our master bedroom last fall, I decided that these clear plastic boxes had to go. They are decent, I suppose, for standard use, Craft & Creativity. Craft Passion. Craftster. Crazy Mom Quilts. Decorating Cents. Design Sponge. DIY beautify.

DIY beautify. DIY HSH. Dollar Store Mom. I’ve seen some pretty rad tutorials for transforming diaper boxes into cute storage bins, but they all seem to require sewing an insert and that feels a wee bit overwhelming to me. Dwelling in Happiness. Elizabeth Joan Designs. Erin Spain. Everyday Organizing. FRK Hansen. Full of Great Ideas. Full of Great Ideas. Frugal Flourish. Frugal Flourish. Frugal Flourish. Glitter Glue & Paint. Happy-Go-Lucky. Hative. Hative. Hative. Home Happy Home. Home Stories A to Z. Home Tips World. Homedit. Homey Oh My. Homey Oh My. Houseful of Handmade. IHeart Organizing. IHeart Organizing. IHeart Organizing. IHeart Organizing. Imperfect Homemaking.

In A Nutshell. In My Own Style. In My Own Style. In My Own Style. It's Always Autumn. Just a Girl. Just Imagine. Just Paint It. Karen Kavett. Karma Stream. Keeping It Simple. Keeping It Simple. Knock it off Kim. Laura Gunn. Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss. Lets Make It Lovely. Living & Learning with Luisa. Living Well On The Cheap. Love of Family & Home. Love Olympia June. M&J. Mad in Crafts. Made in a Day. Make It Love It. Make It Love It. Making Home Base. Michelle J Designs. Michelle J Designs. Michelle J Designs. Mod Podge Rocks.

Mod Podge Rocks. Mod Podge Rocks. Mod Podge Rocks. Mod Podge Rocks. Mod Podge Rocks.