Cross-posted at IMC
I had always been a sucker to keep things organized at home. My brain shuts down if I see items scattered on the floor or items misplaced all around the house. In short, if the house is cluttered. Finding a perfect spot at home for any new item always gives me a high. So, as we setup our home, I take it as my duty to find the suitable spots for every item and
instruct inform the family to stick on to it to avoid those “I am missing this” and “I am missing that” episodes at home.
I made these three organizers recently to store mails, notes from Adi’s school and her books.
Cardboard boxes/Cereal boxes – as many as required and the size depends on the purpose of your usage.
1. Cut the cardboard boxes into different shapes. You can see the cuts we made for our boxes in pictures. Go creative. The wiggly cut for books box was daughter’s idea.
2. Cover the box with gift wrapper and tape it around.
3. If you choose a plain paper, then make your designs on the paper. Daughter is planning to stick some cut out flowers on her book box to make it colorful. I choose this golden color glittery paper to suit our home with wood floors.
I am sure the most we will be left with when we move are cardboard boxes and I prefer to recycle them as storage rather than buying plastic storage boxes from store. I have also made similar boxes to sort our clothes that saves time from folding.
Very nice 🙂
So thoughtful!! 🙂
not like you gb.. i always loved your arts and crafts work!! you do amazing job!
Should come in handy for someone like me who is very un-organized 🙂
yeah try it and let me know if it helps!
Hey, that’s good! thanks for sharing.
come on.. make few for your home!
How do you get time for all these?? Will try too 🙂 Sid loves the scissors.
where there is interest, there is time 🙂
the more we let them do the more the involvement it.. give it a try..
Great idea Ani 🙂
thx LS 🙂
Same here too 🙂
P.S I love the inform/ instruct bit;p
This is a really cool idea, thanks for sharing! I used to do a lot of creative stuff when I was a kid, but have given into just buying what I need now. I think I’m going to try making something like this! And yeah, you can personalize the cover by putting quotes or anything of your liking on the containers!
please do try and post your creations pic.. would love to see it.