Cigar Boxes Turned Craft Storage

cigar-box

“A friend of mine dropped by one day with a pile of these cigar boxes that she picked up for me,” Susan tells us at Organized 31. The friend was confident that Susan could do something with them, and she loved the way they opened. Susan’s friend also confessed that the tray inside meant to hold cigars was perfect for storing beads.

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Sprucing Up a File Cabinet with Fabric

black-metal-file-cabinet

At Weekend Craft, Michelle’s craft supplies were starting to exceed the storage space she had available.  She was thrilled to be gifted a hand-me-down file cabinet, but before she filled it with crafting goods, the cabinet needed a makeover!

black-metal-file-cabinet

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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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Boxes Upcycled to Drawer Organizers

Thinking Closet drawer dividers before

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Here’s a project that’s green in more than one way.  Lauren blogs at The Thinking Closet, and decided it was time to reorganize her craft drawers.  Her budget was tight, so she had to use what she had to optimize her storage and organization.

Thinking Closet drawer dividers before

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Upcycled Packing Box

Project Lovegood packing box before

At Project Lovegood, Aubrey’s husband recently purchased a new computer.  The various parts of the computer came in all kinds of sturdy boxes with compartments.  Aubrey knew just how she could upcycle them.

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Bookshelf Turned Craft Room Organizer

Homework bookshelf before

Carolyn, of Homework, found this bookshelf sitting on the curb down the street at a neighbor’s house.  she brought it home determined to rescue it.  It found a new life at Carolyn’s house by becoming an organizer for her craft room.

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Starbucks Frappuccino Craft Caddy

Daydream Mom starbucks before

Jess, also known as Daydream Mom, bought a four pack of Starbuck’s Frappuccinos one day and thought “Hey, this caddy could be used for something!”  She upcycled the glass bottles and cardboard carrying case into a handy craft caddy.

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Paint and Wood Tone Dresser

curbside dresser

Kimberly from Serendipity Refined was on her way home from the Goodwill when she spotted this dresser sitting curbside. Kim describes its condition as “darkly stained, having suffered the humiliation of sitting at the road for what was probably at least a week and of having the birds in the tree use him for a {…Read More…}