Diaper Box to Storage Box

If you've got kids in diapers, you've got access to a great storage tool that you probably didn't even know about! I kept using the boxes for boring storage until I figured out a way to dress them up--you'd never guess what's underneath!
Start with a large diaper box and cut off the flaps so you have just the sides and bottom left.
Then use spray adhesive to attach drop cloth canvas to the outside of the box, and fold some down into the box as well to get a nice covered edge.
Make it pretty by using craft paint and a stencil--or just make stripes by laying down painters tape and painting between.
I made chalkboard labels so I could customize each box, and change them if I needed also.
So much better than a plain box, right? Will you be making these storage boxes? Do you have any tips to make them better?
Visit the post link below for a few more details, and to see my game closet organization as well. Thanks!

Steph @ Crafting in the Rain
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  • B'Ahava Designs B'Ahava Designs on Jan 05, 2016
    I used small flat boxes which I got for free from Sam's Club and wrapped them in adhesive backed fabric which I have had for a number of years.

  • Martha Kovacik Martha Kovacik on Jan 06, 2016
    Could boxes also be covered with flannel-backed tablecloths bought at a dollar store? Multiple colors/ prints & can be wiped off easily. Saves having to decorate them by hand. I've also been able to find ready-made chalkboard labels.

  • Dos8326571 Dos8326571 on Aug 08, 2016
    How do you make a lid for one of these neat boxes?

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  • Vos21311394 Vos21311394 on Dec 14, 2017
    Wallpaper found for next to nothing at thrift stores c!an work well for this also. Check thrift stores for that and all sorts of fabrics in the form of drapes, bedspreads, table cloths, shower curtains, throws. Something for any theme under the sun will show up soone!r or later.

  • Katie Walling Katie Walling on Aug 07, 2020

    This is a great idea!!!!

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