Tuesday August 02, 2016 01:36:56 PM
Cut off the top of empty plastic milk containers to desired height to make
storage containers to fit in drawers.
Decorate large oatmeal containers and other similar empty containers with
contact paper, pictures, etc., and use for storage of smaller items.
For all kinds of storage, from food to toys, as well as sand buckets.
- For an inexpensive toy
storage system, try plastic buckets. They are colourful and can be purchased
for around $1 each. Try one bucket for Lego, one for toy animals, one for
toy cars, one for doll accessories, etc. It is easy to throw all the bits
and pieces into the correct bucket. Bring down a different one each day for
you can, buy your ice cream in big 2 gallon buckets. They can be used for all
kinds of storage, from food to toys, as well as sand buckets for children.
you have items in storage areas with empty space, fill them with smaller
items, and label them. Try to group things in a logical manner. Keep a master
list on your computer.
Save empty plastic eggs that come out of bubble gum type machines: They can be
used like plastic Easter eggs at Easter or to store small pieces of jewellery
and keep earrings together.
Store extra blankets in pillow shams that you can set on sofas and beds.
store magazines, cut down a detergent box.
Use baby food jars to store small items. Screw the lid to the top of a shelf
to save space.
Use empty luggage to store blankets, seasonal clothes, or gift items purchased
in advance during sales.
Use empty soda bottles to store water. You can also use them to water house
plants when you are away. Cut small holes in the bottom, fill with water, and
set inside the plant pots to slowly drip.
Use film canisters to store small items (like sewing notions) and small
amounts of paint.
Use ice cube trays for storage of small items.
Use old shower curtains to cover wood stored outside.
Water house plants when you are away. Cut small holes in the bottom, fill with
water, and set inside the plant pots to slowly drip.