Storage Bin to Toy Box Makeover

Storage Bin to Toy Bin

Creative Dominican

I was tired of looking at the ugly plastic bin I’ve been using as a toy box, but I didn’t want to spend money on an actual toy box. I decided to just give the bin a little makeover. It just took some wrapping paper, Mod Podge, burlap and decorative fence post caps to go from this:

Storage bin to toy box makeover.

To this:

Storage bin to toy box makeover

Like it? I think it looks great. The bin is in my family room so I picked materials that would go well with my current decor, but the possibilities are endless.

Materials:

1. Bin
2. Fabric or wrapping paper. I used about a yard of burlap and wrapping paper I picked up at the dollar store
3. To keep the cost down I used decorative fence post caps as the legs instead of actual furniture legs. They cost about $3 each
4. Rope
5. Mod Podge
6. Hot glue
7. Lock…

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Cozy Coupe re-do

Cozy Coupe Redo

I'm that Momma

Recently I was gathering a load of junk to take to my local recycle center. As I added my 4 year old daughters cozy coupe to my load she threw a fit that she wanted to keep it. It had sat on the side of my house for 2 years and was full of gunk, wet leaves, a few slugs and to my horror, a small brown snake! She was so upset that I was going to toss her car, and I didn’t want to mess with it until the snake found a new home, so I decided to keep it so my daughter and I could fix it up together. I didn’t get a before picture but after the snake was gone we took it apart and sprayed it down.

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After a spray down, it was still disgusting and needed a good washing. With the help of my trusty…

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