What to Do With Those Swiffer Containers?

I am not a big fan of the Swiffer, but my husband likes to use them. I know I can recycle the plastic container, but I found another use for it.
While organizing my bathroom, I needed a container to store all of my skin products. Unable to find the right basket, the Swiffer container caught my eye. Perfect size, just not very attractive. So I sprayed painted it.
After the paint dried, I tore pieces of paper a using Mod Podge, adhered them to the sides and around the bottom edges.
Now it holds my products. I usually keep it under the cabinet, but it looks good on the counter as well.
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  • Ticia Ticia on May 07, 2020

    I agree they can serve a multitude of purposes but wonder if anyone has done anything with their lids or lids from store bought containers?

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  • Kathy Kathy on Jan 17, 2017
    Oil of Olay facial towelets used to come in similar containers but smaller. I used them dresser drawers to keep pantyhose, socks, etc. separated. (yes I still occasionally wear pantyhose) LOL

    • Eclectic Red Barn Eclectic Red Barn on Jan 17, 2017
      I like any container that is useful. I still wear pantyhose once in awhile myself.

  • Ilene Ilene on Feb 28, 2020

    wiffer containers are great. I use them all over the house as, already paid for, organizers. I find they are a great size for inside dresser drawers, under counters, in my pantry, etc. I don't paint or decorate in any way. Without the label is fine with me.