When Katie of View From the Fridge spotted a pretty, gold desk caddy at Anthropologie, she was pretty sure she could DIY something very similar. At home, she discovered that she had several canisters in almost all of the sizes she needed. A trip to Goodwill produced a couple more, and she was off and running.
On the hunt for some wine crates to use for storage and decor, Dee from Meatloaf and Melodrama thought to ask a few local merchants. These were just going to be thrown out by one of the big box stores, so they were more than happy to pass them along to Dee for free!
“When I saw a plastic sandwich box that was just the right size for my sock drawer, I knew it was time to organize socks in my daughter’s sock drawer,” says Susan at Organized 31.
Mindy blogs at My Love 2 Create. She recently completed a project using salvaged wood to help her sister with some laundry room organization.
When Stacey of Addison Meadows Lane first spotted this dresser, it had been abandoned on the roadside near her house. It was huge! Stacey hauled it home, knowing it had potential to become the kitchen island she’d always wanted.
“I found this little gem in a building that had been donated to my parents’ non-profit, and it was destined for the trash before I brought it home and rescued it,” says Abby at Just a Girl and Her Blog.
At View From the Fridge, Katie has been giving her office a makeover. One of the projects towards this goal was giving some plain cardboard magazine holders a more graphic look.
When Michelle from Delicate Construction first installed these dressers in her craft room, she was more concerned about their storage capacity than they way they looked. Originally simple wood dressers from Ikea, Michelle had painted them white and called it a day.