Thursday, 16 February 2012

Scrapbook Paper Shoe Boxes

I saw these lovely fabric covered cardboard boxes at sew fantastic and on pinterest. And I thought that the they would make cute storage boxes for my kids shoes. We have a shoe rack in our hallway but the kids always just throw their shoes everywhere, so I stated using boxes. But the boxes didn't look that great, I have an old takeaway box and a nappie box

But the thing was i didn't have no fabric!! so I'd thought I'd try and improvise by using scrapbook paper instead! Each box used 3 sheets of 12 x 12 paper. I simply cut to size and glued on!
 here's my green one

And here's my brown one. I love the paper I used on this as the front looks like wood

And here they are on my messy shoe rack

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  1. I love any project that involves re-using something we have on hand! I wanted to stop by and say hello from Thanks for joining in on blog loving!

  2. re-using things is so great! So glad that you linked this to Things I've Done Thursday~

  3. that is UPcycling at its finest!!! I'd love to have you share this with our readers for our Fun Stuff Fridays link up.

  4. These look great. I adore a good upcycle!! Would be delighted for you to link up with us over at Mop It Up Mondays (at i should be mopping the floor):

    Have a great week!

  5. Very Clever use of scrapbook paper. I am always in need of some cute storage options.

  6. great recycling idea.. :) Thanks for linking up at friday fun party

  7. These look great and are a perfect use for those big boxes! Thanks so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday!

  8. Beautiful! My daughter loves to do this too. Such a good reuse of boxes and so practical! I'm following you on Linky now. Have a great day!

  9. Once you select to keep your scraps you need to identify how and where to keep them. The best way I have found to keep my papers scraps is in shoes bins.

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