A coat of white spray paint and presto — a piece that’s as much art as furniture.
If it’s kitsch, it holds a special place in the heart of Austin-based craft blogger Jennifer Perkins.
Fun fact: The space between wall studs is 16 inches, on average. As A Beautiful Mess discovered through this DIY project, wire baskets don’t have to sit on your floors or in your closets.
DIY blogger Ashley Turner, along with her sister Whitney Gainer, posts at Shanty-2about sprucing up bargain-store finds and creating new treasures from scratch.Turner built this unique magazine rack from wood panels, lengths of sisal rope and spray paint (using chalkboard paint for the numbered rectangles). Home decor company Umbra makes this clever steel rack — the Illuzine — that gives the illusion that your reading material is floating in space.Try them out, and watch your bathroom transform into a spacious spa where everything is neatly organized and within arm’s reach.If you’ve been hanging on to any old doorknobs, candlesticks, bottle caps, or tissue boxes, now’s the time to bust them out.Once mounted on the wall, the rack and hardware are completely hidden by the magazines.
You don’t have to stack magazines on top of your coffee table — especially if you find the right table.As you already know from our guide to decluttering your bathroom, file organizers and PVC pipes can make excellent hair straightener holsters.Janel from Nellie Bellie has another great solution for excessive hair tools with her DIY hair tool organizer.She also added bamboo lining, which comes from the inexpensive beach mats sold at drugstores, and a piece of buffed antique hardware to jazz up the front.“The hardware is what gives a piece strong vintage character,” she says.This bathroom storage hack comes from Glamour, so the buckets in question are actually some pretty pastel IKEA FINTORP utensil holders.