8 Fantastic Plastic Storage Ideas For Your Home

Have you ever seen those plastic storage drawers that are available at just about any big-box store? While most people just use them as a spare sock drawer, there are many alternative ways to use these handy containers.  

1. Gift Wrap Station

If you love giving beautifully wrapped gifts, then this gift wrap station is for you. These convenient plastic drawers are perfect for storing tissue paper, ribbons, and gift tags. No more rummaging through the closet for your favorite gift accessories! 

2. DIY Craft Workstation

My Paper Tales

Storage drawers can transform any nook into a great work space for crafting projects. Visit Lisa at My Paper Tales for more details.

3. LEGO Storage

Subscription Box Ramblings

Every parent knows that there is no pain quite like stepping on a stray LEGO. At Subscription Box Ramblings, Jennifer found a way to keep her feet safe by color-coding the toys and storing them out of harm's way. 

4. Flip-Flop Footlocker

On Sutton Place

Get your flip-flop collection off the closet floor! As Ann from On Sutton Place can show you, organizing your spring and summer footwear is as simple as stacking them neatly into a storage drawer "footlocker." 


5. Outfit Of The Day

If your family is always in a rush to get the kids dressed and ready for school, plan ahead on Sunday night with this "outfit of the day" clothing station. If you buy a roomy one, there will be plenty of extra space for shoes and backpacks, too!  

6. Upgraded Toy Box

The Workman Family

A clutter-free kid's playroom might sound too good to be true, but this storage system can help make your dream a reality! The simple drawers make it easy for kids to put their toys away at the end of playtime. Check out The Workman Family for details. 

7. Pet Food Bins

The Real Thing With The Coake Family

The Real Thing With The Coake Family came up with this clever idea for a pet food bin. With these handy containers, "Meow" or "Woofy" chow is always within easy reach. Forget struggling with a huge bag of pet food at feeding time, and get ready for a happy meow or bark when your furry friends see you reaching toward their food drawer!  


8. Cord Storage

Terry White's Blog

In today's high-tech world, there are lots of cords and cables to deal with. Untangle the mess once and for all by organizing them in storage drawers - just don't forget to label each one! Check out Terry White's Blog for details. 

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H/T: Life Aspire

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