Organizing your home.
When organizing your home, you can use items like cereal boxes, baby food jars, mason jars, all kinds of items you have already in your home to organize almost every room.
Upcycled cereal box organizer
- empty cereal box
- 3 – 12″ x 12″ sheets of patterned craft paper
- 3 – 12″ x 12″ sheets solid colored craft paper
- 1 – 8.5″ x 11″ sheet black felt
- X-acto knife
- spray adhesive
- duct tape or washi tape
- Cut top flaps of cereal box completely off using scissors then lay box down, front side up.
- Measure 4″ across from the top left corner and make a mark then measure 5″ up from the bottom right corner and make a mark. Use a ruler to draw a diagonal line connecting the marks.
- Flip box over and measure 4″ across from the top right corner and make a mark then measure 5″ up from the bottom left side of the box and make a mark. Use a ruler to draw a diagonal line connecting the marks.
- Cut along the lines you made on both the front and back of the box, then straight across side of box which joins them and remove any excess cardboard.
- Using 3 pieces of 12″ x 12″ patterned craft paper, trace front, back and sides of box, then cut out with X-acto and ruler. Repeat using 3 pieces of 12″ x 12″ solid craft paper (for interior box lining).
- Trace bottom of box onto felt twice and cut out (for lining bottom and inside bottom of box).
- Attach solid colored pieces to interior sides of box and felt to interior bottom using spray adhesive, press firmly into place, then trim any excess with X-acto knife.
- Attach patterned paper to exterior sides of box and felt to exterior bottom of the box, using spray adhesive, press firmly into place, then trim any excess with X-acto knife.
- Use coordinating-colored duct tape or washi tape to finish edges. Fill with your favorite magazines and display.