Hello there!! How are you? Is it spring at your house yet?
We’ve got a few more weeks of winter here. According to Buckeye Chuck, our local groundhog.
Anyway, one of the best parts of winter is that it’s a great season for indoor projects.
AND…one of the projects that is a must before spring arrives is organizing our mudroom.
Actually, it’s so tiny, I’m not sure it can be called a room. Maybe a mud hallway?
The only storage in the space consists of two of those “above the microwave/refrigerator” cabinets and plastic covered wire shelves that are a couple of feet from the ceiling on three walls.
That’s it. And those wire shelf thingies are a MESS. There are lightbulbs, small appliances, and beach toys. Cupcake carriers, waffle irons, and spray paint cans.
I needed some box/crate type things to organize the clutter. But I kinda have no money.
Fabric Covered Storage Box
(there are affiliate links in this post for your convenience. thanks for your support!)
I know, you get it.
So I started hoarding these large, sturdy printer paper boxes at work.
I attached the canvas to the box with strategically placed blobs of hot glue.
One blob was not so strategically placed on the tender skin of my left middle finger.
Please finish your corners like this.
One end of my box looks like the photo above and the other looks like this.
I learned my lesson, and this end will be against the wall. (insert sheepish grin here)
I bought some frames at Dollar Tree, spray painted them turquoise on an unseasonably warm day,
and inserted chalkboard painted cardboard to label the box.
The frame label is attached with more hot glue.
Here’s a side view. Kind of.
I’d love it if you’d share this post with your friends and family, thank you so much!!
I have three more boxes, so I’ll be making a few of these, and soon my mud hallway will be a tiny but well organized space!
Thanks for stopping by, make it a GREAT day!
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