Before & After: From Scrap Wood to Organizational Solution

Before & After: From Scrap Wood to Organizational Solution

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Sarah Rae Smith
Feb 18, 2011

Have you ever noticed that when you head to the store in search of organizational bins and baskets that it seems like you're being punished financially for trying to get your act together? Finding cute bins and boxes can cost a fortune, so like any frugal crafter, Jessie decided to DIY her own!

Jessie over at Imperfectly Polished shared a great project with Tatertots and Jello today and I instantly fell in love. Storage and organization solutions for your home office can often feel a little cold and boring and come with a pretty hefty price tag.

Instead, Jessie used up some scrap lumber and made her own (with some husbandly help). Since they're covered with fabric, they can easily be customized for any office and even adapted in size to fit any space. The idea is simple and could be done almost for free if you wanted to use a stray shipping pallet and an old tshirt! How's that for thrifty? Check out the full tutorial over at Tatertots and Jello.

Image: Imperfectly Polished

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