It seems like I own about 8000 different storage baskets, boxes, bins, etc. It also always seems like the ones I have are never quite right. So I buy more, also either not quite right or just waaay too expensive.
We needed something for Kennedy’s bedside table so I went right ahead and made it myself!
I’ve seen this idea around here and there, but I’ve always sort of overlooked it because the ones I’ve seen haven’t really been my style. But I’m loving this one.
I just grabbed an ordinary box that was the right size.
I used a glue stick to attach a strip of fabric, wrapped a bit of twine, did a bit of stamping and that was it.
Oh look at that! You found my secret. The “liner” is really just a piece of ribbon I stuck on there.
Oh well, I have just the right solution to cover this up…
Books! Who would have guessed?
So just to recap, here’s what happened:
OK, now lets all go make about a million of these!
Oh, and in case you were wondering, those are green onions I’m trying to grow in the background.
Which, apparently, cats eat. Or Sammy does, anyway. At least he’s cute.
Courtenay Hartford is the author of creeklinehouse.com, a blog based on her adventures renovating a 120-year-old farmhouse in rural Ontario, Canada. On her blog, Courtenay shares interior design tips based on her own farmhouse and her work as founder and stylist of the interior photography firm Art & Spaces. She also writes about her farmhouse garden, plant-based recipes, family travel, and homekeeping best practices. Courtenay is the author of the book The Cleaning Ninja and has been featured in numerous magazines including Country Sampler Farmhouse Style, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents Magazine, Real Simple, and Our Homes.