I love reusing everyday materials, particularly for organizational purposes, and Michelle at Iron & Twine has come up with a DIY project that elevates the average cardboard box into something much more sophisticated, while remaining every bit as functional.
All you'll need to make these decorative bins is:
- A cardboard box
- Rotary cutter and mat or scissors
- Spray adhesive
- Old leather belt
- Binding post screws
- Flat head screwdriver
- Industrial hole punch or X-acto knife or something to make holes in the box and leather
This is an elegant way to convert everyday materials into something beautiful and functional. I love the simple, organic, modern look of these bins, but the style possibilities are endless, since any fabric pattern would do. For step-by-step pictures and more details, see Iron & Twine.