Best of PB #3: Platform Storage Bed for a College Dorm Room

pb inspired storage bed

Becky from Reinventing the Ordinary loved the look and functionality of a Pottery Barn storage bed for her daughter’s college room but needed a cheaper alternative. Surprisingly, college tuition doesn’t really leave an extra $1000 sitting in the bank for a bed! Becky created a fabulous $100 version with some beadboard, molding, and plywood that fit their needs (and budget) to perfection!

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Colorfully Coiled Art Supply Cups

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As most of us are probably aware, creativity is often accompanied by a mess. Lucy from Craftberry Bush decided to bring some of her creative clutter under control by making Anthropologie-inspired coiled cups to hold her art supplies. Lucy wrapped yarn around cording to create a long strand with alternating colors and then hot glued it around tin cans. Aren’t these so pretty? Who would think a pencil holder would ever add this much interest to a space?!?

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Apothecary Coffee Table

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Brooke from Killer b. Designs is no stranger to the popular 20-Second Tidy Up Table from Ana White. After completing the build many times, Brooke was thrilled when Ana contacted her about tackling an apothecary version. Brooke says, “I love this trundle style table, it’s seriously the best idea ever. So much storage, yet easy [...Read More]

Twine Storage Hangers

anthro inspired twine hangers

With loads of ribbon, twine, thread, and the like, Jami from Freckled Laundry is always on the lookout for creative ways to keep it all organized. She came upon a cute wall hanger that fits nicely through the center of the spool so each one is neat, visible, and easily accessible. These little hangers look [...Read More]

Wine Crate Shoe Storage

Ann Marie from White House Black Shutters bought three wine racks at a yard sale for $5 a piece. Although she had no idea what she planned to do with them, she knew she just had to have them. She sure was glad she did when two of the crates turned into shoe storage for [...Read More]

Rolling Storage Crate

Have you been on an organization kick like me? I can’t seem to put away a Christmas gift without reorganizing the whole closet, cabinet, drawer, etc. Kara from June & Bear anticipated the onslaught of new toys Christmas would bring and created a “cheater’s version” of Serena & Lily’s rolling storage crates. Kara scored a [...Read More]

Wire Toy Storage Baskets with Liners

Stephanie Lynn from Under the Table and Dreaming needed storage to combat the toys that threaten to take over her living area each day. Enter these inexpensive wire bins from Target. They had the industrial look Stephanie Lynn wanted and were about $75 cheaper than her inspiration. (That is $75 cheaper PER basket. Crazy, right?) [...Read More]