Lacquered Keepsake Boxes

Centsational Girl Kate loves the beauty and functionality of lacquered nesting boxes. However, these sweet little storage boxes can run you up to $80 a box for the designer versions. Kate faked the look with some craft store boxes, paint, and high gloss finish to create a nesting set that is just as pretty and [...Read More]

Wooden Herb Crates

Mel from Junkin’ Junky decided to make her own rustic herb crates since the cost of shipping to Canada really ran up their purchase price. After building and staining her boxes, Mel used vinyl to create a stencil and painted on her wording. She’s still working on adding hooks like those of her inspiration, but, [...Read More]

Wall Cubby with Fabric Backing

Susan from Homeroad found a segmented wood box on the side of the road that was practically begging to be turned into a wall cubby unit. It only took Susan some distressing and fabric backing to turn this dump-bound castoff into an eye catching wall display. Susan was inspired by the Cubby Organizer with Natural [...Read More]

Rolling Toy Storage Cart

Sarah from The Thriftress turned some drawers leftover from a laundry room makeover into rolling toy storage for her son’s Lego collection. After sanding, priming, and painting, Sarah added some adorable rope pulls, which allow her son to easily access his precious Legos. I give Sarah big time props for her ability to think outside [...Read More]