Vintage Crates for Shoe Storage

If your part of the world is still waiting for Spring to come, then you'll probably be delighted to learn about this creative way to store boots.  Laura from Finding Home made use of her collection of vintage crates to reorganize her mudroom.  Here crates were similar to these: vintage-wood-crate

Vintage Suitcase Refabbed

Rhonda from Craft Dictator has had this vintage suitcase sitting in her house for months.  She planned to use it for office storage, but had never opened it.  When she finally did open the little suitcase it was not full of money.  To the contrary, it was actually pretty nasty inside! vintage-suitcase
Organized 31 clementine box before

Clementines + Comic Books = Fun Storage

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
Create and Babble jewelry box before

Love Letter Box

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
Addicted to DIY wine cork spools before

Put a Cork on the Twine Storage Problem

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