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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Storage Baskets

Organizing Stuff!

Organizing. We all have to do it to stay sane! Why? Because we have too much stuff! So even after we go through and throw out, there are still things that need to be put in its place.

I have found several inexpensive ways to make storage solutions. I even have tried some. This idea came out of one of those think-outside-the-box moments.

While shopping for things to put in the store I came across these catering racks. You know, the ones that hold up the tinfoil pans. They were inexpensive and I liked the industrial look they had.  Some things you just know you can work with and these were coming home with me.

That sat on the table for me to stare at them.....
Another thing to take up space and add to the chaos and clutter...UGH!

This got me thinking....
What can these be used for?

I got some material that was sitting in a pile.

I thought that if this had some sort of liner it would make a great storage basket.

I think it would look great painting something on the side but I wanted it to be more generic for the store. The problem...still too plain.

I added some fun tags to a few so that it can be tied on and off. This can change it up a bit and will be great when washing the liner.

I love the way it came out.

There are so many possiblities to use these for.

For magazines
I added a house number

dog toys
I added a chalkboard tag

I added a cedar heart

Tons of ideas for all kinds of storage
They are a great size because they hold a lot!

I think adding the tags makes it fun and versatile! There a many things you can come up with to hang there.

Always rethink an item when you see it!

I want to say a special thank you to Tammy at TypeA for featuring my "Cool" Cooler!

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Karen said...

This is a great idea. I'm always in need of storage, this is perfect.

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Great ideas...Love the chalkboard tag!!!

Deborah said...

Wonderful idea, I love the way you have labelled them :) It's not just my dogs that have soft toys ;)

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Deborah said...

Wonderful idea. Are these for sale at your etsy store. My daughter-in-love needs 2!

TheCrankyCrow said...

These are great, Deneen! Don't think I've ever seen catering racks in these parts...but I'll be looking now! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

TheCrankyCrow said...

PS - Oops...Congrats on the feature! That WAS a COOL cooler!! :o) Robin

Abby said...

Super cute idea! I'm always looking for storage ideas

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