So – We always start to think of “back to school” before the holidays have even begun!
We’ll be spending a bit of time over the holidays sorting out the kids’ rooms, decluttering, sending lots of things to the charity shop, using freecycle and selling bits locally too… (in fact, not saying my kids are capitalists, but the selling of book collections and lego sets has spurred them on with their decluttering!!)
Storage has been a big issue, we wanted to spruce things up a bit, and seeing this wonderful idea from myalteredstate has really got us thinking how can we do this, without splashing out on a load of new furniture – we just love the way these crates have been painted up, given a new lease of life and really will help to get the kids to keep their rooms a bit tidier!
We have friends who are primary school teachers too, and they would LOVE this for the classroom – imagine a row of these on the wall – how tidy and funky this DIY crate storage idea really is!
For full instructions on the painting techniques, and even better, if you are feeling ‘handy’ how to actually make these crates, click here