This storage box is very handy for small items like scissors, watches, tweezers, and even pens. It doesn’t take a lot of time and is a great holiday activity for kids to add colour to their room and keep things readily available.


Material

  • 1 cardboard box
  • 3 cardboard toilet rolls
  • Paper cuttings, different designs and colours
  • 1 glue

Method

  1. I picked up a rectangular box - I used cereal box, cut to the height of a cardboard toilet roll.
  2. Decorate it with all kinds of designs you like...newspaper cuttings, magazine cuttings etc. I used hearts and lines. Stick these with glue. You can even use beads and stickers.
  3. The box can be used just like this, but I like to place the toilet rolls inside the boxes, so as to give the base some strength and helps me segregate my stuff neatly

Notes... Kids can even gift these to their friends when they come over :)

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  • mom152736
    • 05 Aug 2015
      2:48 pm

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  • This is the most beautiful storage box I have seen

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  • It’s great having storage boxes around the house


    • Even more fun colouring and putting patterns on it

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  • Great idea to keep everything tidy.

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  • Very creative with each storage box being unique. Thanks

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  • Storage boxes are a great way to keep things tidy. Love the photo. Thank you

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  • You can never have enough storage boxes. I still use the ones I first decorated years ago to store my daughter’s toys. Now they’re used to store her school books.

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  • What a great idea – handy with the start of school and trying to keep everything organised!

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  • Cute way to re use a cardboard box and put it to good use. Looks fantastic

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  • I love that while you are making such a creative treasure your also recycling at the same time; thanks!.

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  • Good fun for the kids to make for their own rooms.

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  • Great idea. Good fun for kids to decorate.

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  • A good creative idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Well done! So cute with all the hearts!!

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  • Looks great!! Thanks for the idea :-) I really think my kiddies and I will have lots of fun making this!!

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  • With school holidays forever on the horizon, easy to make craft projects are always a welcome in my home

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