Last year, I found a great blog post on creating your own lined canvas bins using old diaper boxes. I bookmarked it for future reference. Fast forward to this week and I was frustrated with a pile of chip/snack bags in our pantry that fall everywhere with the slightest bump. I had a small cardboard box that was just the right size so I set off to repurpose it and have it looking cute.
|Completed Canvas Bin|
I used canvas and spray adhesive to cover the exterior of the box. Then dug through my scraps for fabric to make the liner. I followed these instructions for making the liner with a little alteration as I added the striped top with fabric left from our dining room curtains. (Yes, this bin totally coordinates with the dining room/kitchen even though it lives in the pantry!)
|Filled to the brim with bagged snacks.|
Besides the new neatness to my pantry, the best part was the price – free. All of my supplies I had on hand left from previous projects.
Supplies: cardboard box, canvas, spray adhesive, fabric remnants, thread.