Turning a Storage Box Into a Treasure Box

Thrifty Treasures wood storage box

A friend of Sara’s passed along this interesting wooden box to her.  ”She said she was done with it.  Don’t you just love it when that happens?”  Sara asks at Thrifty Treasures.

Thrifty Treasures wood storage box

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Adore this Door for Kitchen Storage

Simply Vintageous old door

Over at Simply Vintageous, Suzan really has a thing for old doors.  She loves turning them into new, fun decor for her home.  Her latest vintage door project found it’s new home in her kitchen.

Simply Vintageous old door

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Lego Head Storage Bin from a Cornstarch Canister

Organized 31 corn starch can upcylce

This rescue is going to grab the attention of any parents of lego lovin’ kids (like mine!) out there.  ”Recently, I emptied a square yellow container of corn starch,” says Susan at Organized 31.  That was when she realized how similar it was in size, shape, and color to the Lego head storage bins that she’d seen at the Lego store.  Hey!

Organized 31 corn starch can upcylce

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Clementines + Comic Books = Fun Storage

Organized 31 clementine box before

When a blogging friend challenged Susan from Organized 31 to upcycle a clementine crate, Susan was up for the challenge!  She had an empty, wooden clementine box on hand, and decided to craft a project for an underserved population when it comes to benefiting from her blogging projects:  the men of her family!  She even got her son involved with this one.

Organized 31 clementine box before

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Love Letter Box

Create and Babble jewelry box before

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I’ve got a rescue with a romantic story from Jeanie at Create & Babble.  This rescue starts out in the most unromantic way, however:  with a daughter clearing out her childhood room as she headed off to college.  Jeanie spotted a jewelry box in the chaos, and says, “I rescued it from the throw-away pile knowing that someday I would do something with it.”

Create and Babble jewelry box before

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Using an Old Box to Organize in the Kitchen

Adirondack Girl keurig box before

Diana blogs at Adirondack Girl.  One day she was eyeing the cardboard box that her Keurig coffee mixes come in, and thought, “There must be something clever I can do with this box.”

Adirondack Girl keurig box before

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Put a Cork on the Twine Storage Problem

Addicted to DIY wine cork spools before

Recently, Katie from Addicted to DIY was staring at a little bag of wine corks a friend had passed along to her.  As she wondered what to do with those corks, she spotted a small tangle of baker’s twine nearby.  ”Then it hit me!”  Katie exclaimed.  ”Why not use the corks to keep my twine from turning into a big knot?”

Addicted to DIY wine cork spools before

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Lonely Drawer Gets a Glam Makeover

The Little Moments drawer before

The local Habitat ReStore asked Amy Jo to take a few of their dresser-less drawers home to see if she could turn them into something that would make them more appealing to buyers.  Check out what she did to make them fabulous at The Little Moments.

The Little Moments drawer before

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