Instructables: exploring - living - organizing - organization Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:33:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Cosy feet for everyone this Winter
Cosy feet for everyone this Winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru Ok so it's cold outside, maybe even a little snowy where you are? (and yes of course it's raining in London!) But that's no reason to stay indoors right?What if, before heading out, you could all put on warm shoes and have cosy feet? Fresh air on your face, toastie toes in your shoes.... mmm lovely....
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:52:02 PST
Vertical Scarf and Necktie Hanger
Vertical Scarf and Necktie Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> adamtylernelson This is a scarf/necktie organizer that can be hung in a closet or on a doorknob. It's a quick and inexpensive project, made using a few pieces of scrap wood, drill press, and table router. I made two for my girlfriend (a scarf fiend), and fixed up the prototype to use for my neckties. Storing scarve...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:16:58 PST
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket
No Sew Fabric Wall Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShopWalrus If you're one of those people who's constantly losing their glasses, keys, phone, and other tiny modern life necessities, the best thing to do is to have a consistent home for those things. Using embroidery hoops and fabric scraps (here we used interior design sample swatches), this 20 minute craft ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:36:17 PST
Schedule Organization for College Students
Schedule Organization for College Students - More DIY How To Projects]]> InfoTechOCDGuy Ever go out and buy a planner, only to either lose it or forget about it? I have tried many times to use planners, but I never stick to them. Then I found a solution: Use a dry erase board! Get some Command strips and hang it on the wall. Make sure to get one big enough that you can fit everything y...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 13:44:21 PST
Storage Shelf
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 PST
DIY Bottle Cap Magnets
DIY Bottle Cap Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> SabrenaD My husband loves to collect and drink all kinds of beer. He'd been creating a little stockpile of bottle caps and kept talking about doing something with them eventually. Today, I beat him to it. I turned his caps into magnets for our fridge. It was pretty much the easiest thing I've ever done. G...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:16:59 PST
Art Deco Medicine Jars
Art Deco Medicine Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> WaffleGuru As a long-time sufferer of headaches, aches, and sniffles, I tend to collect a lot of OTC pills. I wanted to make pretty bottles that would help me cut down on buying too many duplicates of one kind of pain killer, make it obvious for me to see when I run out of something, and make it easier for my ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 12:41:26 PST
DIY Productive Desk
DIY Productive Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> KittyKitKat321 Trust me. This is simple. Very simple. And all you need are things you can find INSIDE your house, how great Is that! WHAT YOU NEED So to start, you will need:STRONG-ish tapeSome cupsSome paperSomething to write with A file drawer metal hanger thing(look at the metal thing in the picture, I don't...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:39:46 PST
Apartment Closet Makeover (A how to)
Apartment Closet Makeover (A how to) - More DIY How To Projects]]> miketguitar So the wife and I have been trying to think of ways to not only cut expenses but to also store more in the apartment (don't worry - we cleared it with our landlord). For the last few years we have maintained a small self-storage where most of our stuff has been hiding. Now we have decided to consoli...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:24:45 PST
Sugru pen holder (for clipboard)
Sugru pen holder (for clipboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 210teenlibrary You will need: a clipboardSugrua pen Divide the Sugru, Determine placement We used four pieces, for placing above and below the pen in four spots. You could probably use two big pieces, or three small ones... Whatever best suits your needs!Decide where on the clipboard your pen will fit best. Mar...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:53:47 PDT
Dorm Room Hat Rack
Dorm Room Hat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> hmattke As a freshman, I get to pay my dues in an oh so spacious dorm. With space at a premium, I looked for ways to clear up the clutter. I decided to utilize my lofted bed to get all my hats up and out of the way. It's cheap, simple, and it only took about 5 minutes. Here's how you can do it too! Grab M...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 23:56:52 PDT
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy!
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! With rows of pockets for the perfect in car storage system!The backside has a large zipper pocket, Perfect for important papers, notes, or maps!(does anyone use maps these days?)Rolls up and ties! Perfect storage and organization for important glove-box items!What...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:16 PDT
1 Girl, 2 Days, Loads of Storage
1 Girl, 2 Days, Loads of Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia My garage was in desperate need of some organization. As a teacher, I'm out for the summer and decided to use some of my time building some shelves, but I had to do it without any help while everyone else I know is at work. So, I built these shelves all on my own in only two days. Can you tell I'm p...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:52:54 PDT
Lego Key Chain/Flash Drive organizer
Lego Key Chain/Flash Drive organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> blyon4 I came up with this idea when I wanted to put my tiny 16GB flash drive on my lanyard. I found out, though, that the hole in the drive was too small for a key ring. I decided to use a combination of string and a key ring, but wanted a hobby included to show my personality. So back to LEGOS I went, ma...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:04:18 PDT
organizing sheets
organizing sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> bdavis60 use fitted sheet to keep sets separate comforter lay comforter out. fold in half twice and then roll up flat sheet repeat step for flat sheet and then stack on top of comforter pillow case repeat steps for pillow case fitted sheet flip fitted sheet face down. place stack in the middle. r...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:17:31 PDT
DIY! Above Stove Shelf
DIY! Above Stove Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chloe.stamper POST-EDIT: For those concerned about fire safety, this shelf DOES NOT break ICC M1505.1, "A clearance of at least 24 inches (610 mm) shall be maintained between the cooking surface and the combustible material or cabinet." As it is BEHIND the cooktop, NOT ABOVE IT. Should you choose to proceed with ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:42:52 PDT
All-Purpose Organizer
All-Purpose Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you been needing to organize your desk but want a convenient place to stash your pens? I have always found myself digging through drawers trying to remember where I put a particular pen, but with the All-Purpose Organizer all of my pens are displayed where I can find them on the spur of the mo...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:52:04 PDT
How to Visualize Your Day
How to Visualize Your Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> disquiet There are list-makers and there are calendar-followers. Either way, one eventually has to look ahead the next eight to dozen hours and figure out where the day is taking you, and what you plan to make of it, and accomplish during it. I've found that visualizing the day as a circle, resembling an ana...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:24:49 PDT
How to Organize Pier 9 with STICKERS
How to Organize Pier 9 with STICKERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> irisgottlieb Pier 9 has lots of drawers, shelves and cabinets filled with things from colanders that look like UFOs to marshmallow fluff to rivet guns. Over the course of a month, I took inventory of all these objects and documented them through drawings, eventually turning them into organizational stickers. You...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:37:00 PDT
$.69 Storage Boxes
$.69 Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> somnio2 Using free boxes from USPS and a couple things from a craft store and home you can make nice looking boxes for only $.69 Order Boxes From USPS 1. Go to 2. Hover your mouse over "Shop".3. From the drop down menu select "Get Mailing & Shipping Supplies".4. Pick what you want.5. You have to...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:57:00 PDT
Fleece Cord Organizers Summer Skies Do you have cords lying around, getting tangled, or just plain annoying the heck out of you? Me too. At least, not any more ;D Honestly - these are so amazingly simple but awesome! Plus, they add some fun colour to your drawer.
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:53:24 PDT
Paper Magazine File
Paper Magazine File - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie What can you do with paper? Paper is flimsy and fragile when flat, but after being rolled up and hot glued to a lot of other paper tubes, paper is remarkably strong and sturdy. Paper tubes open dozens of doors to projects, given their strength and density. Therefore, I decided to construct my own Pa...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:33:33 PDT
Desktop Tool Stand
Desktop Tool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> golond The pencil holder is a main-stay of the average desk environment. They reduce clutter, keep commonly used items within arms reach, and take advantage of vertical space by storing things upright. But they're not designed for the things that I often need like screwdrivers, pliers, etc. They're too hea...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 23:11:32 PST
Clean Out Clutter
Clean Out Clutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan How do you know if you have too much clutter in your life? How fast can you find your keys? Your cayenne pepper?A matching pair of socks? If it takes you more than 1 minute to place, it takes too long! Ever heard of the Pareto Principle? It states that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:44:47 PST
Organize your sewing space!
Organize your sewing space! - More DIY How To Projects]]> SnazzyBot I love having all my stuff where I can find it and get to it easily. I've come up with a few tips, tricks, and hacks to make things easier. Garden hose bobbin holder I hate, hate, HATE those plastic bobbin boxes! Why? Because I always drop them or knock them off the table, and then my bobbins scu...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:52:35 PST
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc.
Cheap Reusable Liquid Chemical Dispensing Bottle - Rubbing Alcohol, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> aka_bigred I use rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol quite often, but found that I hated the large container that easily spilled and didn't dispense small amounts very easily. This instructible will show you how to take an existing squeeze bottle from ACT, etc and turn it into a spill-proof, easy dosing container for...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 06:42:24 PST
Cheap Tool Box Organization
Cheap Tool Box Organization - More DIY How To Projects]]> gurobuzz For years I  had to work out of scattered tool boxes housing all of my accumulated tools. I  would end up buying duplicates because i thought I had lost  a tool only to find it in the wrong tool box- silly me.  This last winter I bought a Husky  roll around tool box and started to round up all my wa...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:07:05 PST
bedside table
bedside table - More DIY How To Projects]]> engineersdaughter Everything you ever wanted in a bedside table, in no floor space Start with one of those shower shelves that hang over the shower head.  Find a wall or side of a shelf where it can be hung where you can reach it at night.  Be sure to hang it high enough that you don't bump your head or your pil...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:37:16 PST
Sweg - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nomansanislan Materials Needed Materials needed:-small back pack. Mine has two compartments the biggest being 10 inches wide, 13 inches long and about 3 inches tall and a secondary compartment which is 10 inches wide, 7 1/5 inches long and about 2 inches tall. - A folder which to put papers that would be brou...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:37:14 PST
Button Stash Management
Button Stash Management - More DIY How To Projects]]> mole1 Manage your button stash for future use. Find all of one kind in moments. Add or remove one button from a set without releasing all the others. It's fast and easy - with no needles, thread, or tangles. What you need Twist ties Scissors suitable for cutting paper Old nail clippers (or o...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 11:26:40 PST
How to Organize A Shoe Box
How to Organize A Shoe Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vyger This is one of my older projects, probably one of the first I ever did. When I was in high school I started accumulating electronic parts and they increased fast so I needed a way to keep them organized. We didn't have plastic storage boxes yet, but shoe boxes were plentiful. In addition my dad was ...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:07:51 PST
How to Fold Plastic Bags peanut323 1. Flatten the bag2. Fold in half3. Fold in half again4. From the bottom up fold the bag in triangles5. Keep going until the handles are left6. Fold the handles in half7. Fold the handle up into a triangle8. Tuck into base
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:48:52 PST
Velcro Board for the Remote (And other stuff)
Velcro Board for the Remote (And other stuff) - More DIY How To Projects]]> slovesu I lose things. It's my specialty. Do you lose things? Yes? Well, stop it! Materials -Sheet of Felt -Velcro -Thumbtacks -Glue (I prefer hot glue because it dries quickly and comes off pretty easily in case you don't want velcro stuck to your remote forever) -Scissors (not shown) -Paper Plate (n...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:10:40 PST
Easy Pot Rack
Easy Pot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftclarity After an eternity of dealing with a closet with a big mess of pots & pans, I decided it was time to solve that problem once and for all. Being, in the tradition of my favorite kinetic sculptor, Jean Tinguely, a bricoleur, the plan was to use objects I found around the house to make something useful....
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:42:07 PST
Upcycled Jewelry Rack
Upcycled Jewelry Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> V00D00C00KIE Get your baubles out of the jewelry box and out on display, with this upcycled, shabby chic jewelry rack! JEWELRY HANGER TUTORIAL SUPPLIES: Wooden plaque with robe hooks or any plain wooden plaque Drawer pull knobs—enough to fill width of plaque, odd number Wood filler Sand paper Drill and dri...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:53:45 PST
"Wall Netting" - A Decorative Display for your Everyday Stuff EngineerJakit Making a net isn't very hard. It may be somewhat time consuming, but when you get the hang of it, it's not that hard! As long as your material is a strand of something (paracord, nylon rope, ribbon, fabric, yarn etc.), it can be woven into a net. The larger the net, the more material you need. But i...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:44:24 PST
Organized Shelf
Organized Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meganicknap What You Will Need: Decorations, Things That You Like, ect. Start by putting some of your stuff on your shelf. Space your things out to make it look nice. Then take some more stuff/decorations and put them on the other side of the shelf. Remember to space them out to make it look nice. ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 07:59:36 PST
DIY Triangle Organizers
DIY Triangle Organizers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz Using cardboard for making desk organizers isn't anything new but I had a lot of cardboard boxes and had to use them. I'm really obsessed with the shape 'Triangle' so finally I decided to make organizers but keeping triangle as the focus. Though they didn't turn out to be as good as I thought but I'...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:12:29 PST
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers!
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft I love to organize! These upcycled ice cream bucket organizer bags are a must! You can organize your entire life with some fabric, a bucket, and some sewing skills! Anyone can make these...pick whatever fabric you want. make it pretty or industrial! The cool thing about these, is you can pack the ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:55:12 PST
My Spring Cleaning Tips for a Clean Organized Home
My Spring Cleaning Tips for a Clean Organized Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcosbm16 I have a lot of stuff and it all needs organized. No one person likes to organize. It takes a bunch of time and sometimes puts a dent in your wallet, but I have come up with some ideas that may help you organize anything while also not spending little money or none at all. I made these rules becau...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:37:27 PST
Light up musical Jewelry Box
Light up musical Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> dhervii Jewelry boxes make great presents to give during the holidays and are fun crafting projects! So I made a jewelry box and added lights and music to make it cooler and more special :D Materials:  Mirror Foam Board Wood Sandpaper Poster Lights Two double A batteries Musical Crank Box Hinges Drawer/fur...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:08:36 PST
Bobby Pin Wallet
Bobby Pin Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Are you tired of losing what seems like every bobby pin you own? No matter where you put your pins, they always seem to wander off, as if without a home! However, a bobby pin wallet provides your bobby pins with a cozy home! Bobby pin wallets can easily be made. Once you have constructed a bobby pin...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:28:08 PST
Easy Hangar
Easy Hangar - More DIY How To Projects]]> seadraggin I wear a uniform everyday, so it is important that I have a good place to hang it to keep it from wrinkling. I also wanted to make it as painless as possible on myself, who wants to wrestle with hangars??? A door hangar I used to hang pants by the pant legs on a hangar like this one, and then ...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:20:07 PST
Rubber bracelets keep your power cable organized nagutron Got some of those silicone bracelets laying around? Here's how I use them as a cord organizer. I was using bike inner tube bits for this before, but these are sturdier. And cute. Bonus: you can wind out short lengths of cord easily when a plug is closer by, and the silicone keeps the brick from sli...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:46:33 PST
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> tessalene Desk clutter is a (minor) issue many individuals around the world face. Fortunately desk organizers do exist and can be purchased. However, good looking, artistic and unique organizers are hard to find and often expensive. I wanted to solve this problem for others on my own - with the end result bei...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 15:00:45 PST
Easy Cord Organizer for $4
Easy Cord Organizer for $4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo Tangle-free, easy access to your iPod charger, headphones, and other cables: made from a single sheet of acrylic. I first saw this in an engineering lab, where there was a sheet-metal rack with slits in it to hold all the alligator clips and BNC cables. As it turns out, you can buy such a rack for ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 18:15:53 PDT
Barrette Organizer
Barrette Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie Have you ever searched through a handful of barrettes, frustrated that you cannot find the one you want because some are facing up and others are facing down? Are you storing your barrettes on the flimsy piece of cardboard they came on? If so, it seems like it's time to get a barrette organizer! But...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 18:34:23 PDT
Organizational Case w/Dividers
Organizational Case w/Dividers - More DIY How To Projects]]> mdln With the power of lasers, you can turn pretty much anything into an organizational case.  It's ridiculous!  Ridiculously awesome.Simply put, this is the process: • Measure your case • Design inserts • Laser cut inserts • Insert & enjoy ultimate organization! LET'S DO DIS!Here's what you'll n...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:31:00 PDT
Sprucing Up Plastic Storage
Sprucing Up Plastic Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dollydagger I'm a bit of a makeup junkie. Recently I finally began organizing it all. Like many people who don't have a lot of money to invest in proper storage for cosmetics, I use cheap, stackable plastic bins. In the process of setting everything out I noticed how drab and dirty the plastic bins had gotten. ...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 11:03:26 PDT
Duct Tape Storage Boxes
Duct Tape Storage Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie You've just run out of places to put your belongings--all of your storage boxes are used up. What do you do? The answer is duct tape! In less than fifteen minutes, you will have the perfect storage solution customized to your style! Gather your materials and embark on your journey to become organize...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 09:44:27 PDT