Upcycled Shredder Cover

4 Materials
2 Hours

Many of us are working from home and want to level up our work spaces. I suggest you get a GBC Shredmaster. It's inexpensive and a great office shredder but there is one problem who wants to look at a shredder all the time? This video I will show you a sleek, modern, and eco-friendly way to "hide the eyesore."

A sleek, modern, and eco-friendly way to "hide the eyesore" of your paper shredder.

Before you can begin working on your shredder cover make sure you have all the necessary materials! I chose to use the box that the shredder came in for this project. Not only is it eco-friendly, but it is also the perfect size to use as a cover as it was specifically made to ship this shredder!

First, cut the bottom and back of the box.

Then grab your hot glue gun. Determine what design you want to make with the rope and apply glue as needed.

Continue wrapping the rope around the box.

Add twine around the top of the side of the box and then for the top of the box, get creative with your rope and twine pattern.

Go ahead and slide on your amazing new shredder cover!

A shredder is too useful to hide away in a cupboard, and by creating a stylish cover you can keep it where you need it without letting it become an eyesore. Do you love it or do you love it?!?!

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  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Apr 03, 2021

    Brilliant! And - the finished design made me smile

  • Lillyrose Lillyrose on Apr 04, 2021

    The only problem I can see with this amazing cover is, I have 3 cats and they would be taking turns sleeping on the top of the box.

    • Cynthia Cynthia on May 26, 2021

      My cats would love this as a scratching post but I love the idea of covering the shredder.