30 inventive storage solutions

il_570xN.454823564_ffnq

Do-it-yourself dresser drawer painted a bright color and turned into a shelf. Great for storing keys, mail, wallet, and/or phone. Love it. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/150007711/wood-turquoise-blue-green-jewelry.

15 Unique upcycled storage solution. These projects are inexpensive and fun to make. Enjoy!

IMG_5055

Clean out food cans, cut out a small amount of fabric, and use mod podge to make these darling pen and pencil holders. Super easy. See more @ www.dormtodiefor.tumblr.com

Necklace storage and display created from old lamp! See more @ terahware.blogspot.com

Old Window Shutters recycled into a bathroom towel and washcloth holder. Would make a great addition to a beach house or lake cabin.
See more@ www.dishfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.com.

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder. How clever. See more @ www.etsy.com/listing/124232446/rake-handle-scarf-purse-wine-glass.

29a1bb2fc733861d8b72a212d469424f

Inventive “guitar” shelf. See more @ www.etsy.com/listing/109055472/upcycled-acoustic-guitar-shelf.

7e46cda105a167eb0f42d39780f902e6

Here is a creative way to repurpose & reuse an old ladder. It becomes a fun corner bookcase. See more @ www.boredpanda.com

 

cea006ee4dd09cb19e4b72b6cae00ecf

Patriotic painted mason j hold knives, forks and spoons at a 4th of July barbecue. See more @ www.itallstartedwithpaint.com

IMG_4995

Clip board inspired home office decor and organization. Mode pode scrapbook paper onto clipboards, hang over desk. Using fun patterns and bright colors also adds a pop to your rooms decor.
See more @ www.dotcomsformoms.com

Continue reading

(1243)

Dorm Room Decor

 

I have a daughter heading off to school soon, so we have started our hunt for some unique, fun, and colorful items to decorate her dorm walls. Here is a list of suggestions for what your child may need in his/he dorm. Enjoy!

  • For bedding: sheets,pillows, pillowcases, extra pillow, comforter or duvet cover, blanket, mattress pad,egg crate mattress topper
  • For Storage:  colorful storage boxes,  storage ottomandouble hung closet rod, under- the- bed storage containers, storage selves, bunk-bed style storage pocket for side or end of bed, shoe organizers, over the door hanger, closet organizers, hangers, make-up & jewelry holder, laptop table
  • Desk Organizers: pen/pencil holder, scissors, tape, tape dispenser, binder/paper clips, staples/stapler and remover, desk lamp, small fan, alarm clock, mirror
  • For the Bath: shower caddy, flip flops for shower, towels, laundry bags or hamper, ironing board, iron
  • For on the Wall: White board, Dry erase markers, magnets, magnet board, and/or thumbtacks, cork board, fabric file folders for back of chair, on side of bed or wall
  • For electronics: Cord organizers, phone/i-pad charger, fabric holder for phone when charging,surge protectors, batteries
04534901623df34404d42a7fdc37f043

Clever dorm room storage shelves. From www.prudentbaby.com

1e685f9d76177859d24bc4876d4fc03b

Shabby Chic dorm room bulletin board. From www.2.bp.blogspot.com.

434a5e8eb45ddba3a1d9d97fe5b8804b

Darling tin can pen and pencil holders. From www.blissfulroots.blogspot.com. 

53c3fc97954971f13fa653fe1cbf7a87

Pretty patterned white, pink and green chair/ottoman. From www.livingwithpunks.com. 

Continue reading

(10960)

Dorm Room Essentials

IMG_5165

Darling mouse pad made from a piece of cork board and a fun print fabric. How to @ http://www.shelterness.com

Here are some great ideas for Do-it-Yourself dorm room storage. Fun ideas for you and your student can make together before leaving the nest for college. Or surprise your college student with a few of your favorites.

IMG_4994

Pretty binder clips, DIY @ http://sewcakemake.blogspot.com

IMG_5249

Empty tin cans covered with scrapbook paper and embellished with ribbon, paper flowers, and an initial. Great for a college dorm room.
DIY directions at http://sewcakemake.blogspot.com.

IMG_5276

Classic dorm room decor: wooden crates. 

Continue reading

(1538)