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Make "Baskets" Out of Cardboard Boxes

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Necessity is the mother of invention, as my mom used to say. I couldn't find the right size baskets to fit on a couple of shelves in my daughter's room, so I covered a wine box and a shoe(boot)box with 4 ply jute twine.

To see more: http://diydesignfanatic.blogspot.com/2012/08/baskets-made-from-cardboard-boxes.html

  • Lisa I
    Lisa I Woodcliff Lake, NJ

    Wow, these totally fooled me! They really look like the real thing! Quick question - what did you use as the lining that folds over the top there?

  • Desert Domicile
    Desert Domicile Beverly Hills, CA

    Amazing! I love the patterned jewelry displays too! Did you make those as well?

  • Z
    Z

    Oh my gosh, two answers have I found on Hometalk today! I have a hall bench that I've been searching and searching for the right size basket to fit underneath to no avail. I've thought about making wooden ones, but really wanted baskets. If I can't

  • Jennifer Pacheco
    Jennifer Pacheco Abilene, TX

    How creative! Great job:D

  • Diy Design Fanatic
    Diy Design Fanatic Charlotte, NC

    Lisa, I used a dropcloth for the liner. It was leftover from another project.

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