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Storage Bin to Toy Box Makeover!

I was tired of looking at the ugly plastic bin I’ve been using as a toy box, but I didn’t want to spend money on an actual toy box. I decided to just give the bin a little makeover. It just took some wrapping paper, burlap, rope and fence post caps to go from boring to cute and still functional.
Time: 2 Hours Difficulty: Easy
Ugly plastic bin transformed with some wrapping paper, rope, burlap and fence post caps!
A simple and cute update to an ugly bin.
Mod Podge wrapping paper to the bin and then hot glue some burlap to the lid and top part of bin.
$3 fence post caps where painted and screwed in to the bottom as legs.
I added Lock Nuts to the inside to cover up the screws from the posts.
Painted fence post caps attached as legs.

To see more: http://creativedominican.wordpress.com/2013/07/16/storage-bin-to-toy-box-makeover/

  • Z
    on Jul 16, 2013

    What a great idea Beca. I love it!

  • JennFrances
    JennFrances Braintree, MA
    on Jul 16, 2013

    What a great idea! I often wanted to decorate my toy bins, but plastic is difficult to adhere to!? This is so smart. though, and you can customize to match decor in whatever room it sits in! Thanks! :)

  • Beca @ Creative Dominican
    Beca @ Creative Dominican Huntley, IL
    on Jul 16, 2013

    Thanks ladies!

  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    on Jul 17, 2013

    Fantastic upgrade, Beca!

  • Grammie Linda
    Grammie Linda Mahomet, IL
    on Jul 17, 2013

    Wow, what an amazing idea for those inexpensive totes. Can't wait to try one for the grandkids. And my daughter and hubby will love them too.

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