Organize Your Life With These 8 Brilliant Ways To Use Plastic Storage Bins

If you have ever had a plastic bin, you know that they are well known for their storage convenience and moving purposes. However, did you know they can be useful in many other ways?

Here are a few DIY projects to redefine the purpose of your plastic storage bins!

Fancy Toy Box

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How about a fancy toy box to your living room! You can dress up a plastic bin to match the style of your house. All you need is your choice in burlap fabric and wrapping paper, which can be easily found at the dollar store or your local Target. Check out Creative Dominican for the step-by-step details for this toy chest upgrade.

Decorated Drawers

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Simply get some decorative tissue paper, napkins, glue, scissors and an hour of your time. Scope out Pinterest for design inspiration!

Top Entry Cat Litter Boxes

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Top loading litter boxes can cost a lot. Plastic storage bins serve as great litter boxes for all cat lovers, just grab a box cutter, duct tape, stair-tread carpet and you’re storage bin will be ready.  The full details are on The Baroness.

Jewelry Organizer and Transporter

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Jewelry lovers, sellers and makers, this plastic bin transformation is for you. Necklaces and bracelets can easily become a tangled mess on a day-to-day basis. Sometimes, they are almost impossible to untangle the cluster of chains when it comes to traveling from place to place. This easy-to-make jewelry transporter will help you stay organize and tangle-free. Just drill a few holes on the side and insert metal pegboard hooks. You can even decorate your jewelry transporter on the outside using colorful duct tape, cloth or tissue paper!

Christmas Ornament Storage

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This ornament organizer  is an easy and incredibly wallet-friendly way to keep them from breaking, cracking and scratching. It requires a plastic storage bin with two rods drilled in the side. Then, just hang your ornaments for safe keeping until next year’s holiday season. The full details are on Craptastic.

Backyard Water Fountain

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This is an ingenious plastic bin transformation– plastic bin to a fancy zen-looking water fountain. This is a perfect for garden lovers everywhere. It’s affordable, aesthetically pleasing with clear instructions provided by The Garden Glove.

Yarn Box

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For all the craft lovers, this ones for you. Just poke a few small holes into the lid of your plastic bin and you have yourself a new yarn box, color coded and organized to any style you’d like, courtesy of Infinite DIY.

Hamster House

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Give your hamster a luxurious lifestyle in a three-story plastic storage bin building. Your pet can eat, nap, play, sleep and exercise on any floor they desire. Find the full guide to building a hamster mansion on Consumer Queen.


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