Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive organization.  They come in all shapes and sizes so finding the perfect storage container shouldn’t be a problem.

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

The problem lies in the fact that I don’t like being able to see the chaos that lives inside the clear bins.  I have a solution that will create “one-of-a-kind”, customized storage containers and…hide all of the clutter hidden inside.

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

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Supplies Needed for Storage Container Makeover:

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

1)  Remove plastic drawers from the frame and lay on a flat surface (bottom side up) to spray paint

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

2)  Apply an even coat on entire outer surface of bin.  Let dry. Repeat.

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

3)  Using scrap paper or cardboard, measure and cut a template for area being decoupaged
Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

4)  Lay templates on fabric, trace with a pencil and cut out with sharp scissors

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

5)  Repeat step #4 with other fabrics.

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

6)  Double-check to make sure the pieces fit the front of the storage containers

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

7)  Pour some of the Mod Podge for fabric in a small bowl.

8)  Using an inexpensive brush, apply Mod Podge to the backside of the fabric

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

9)  Apply Mod Podge to the area of the plastic storage container you are applying the fabric to.
Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

10)  Using a pot scraper, smooth out fabric and squeegie out excess Mod Podge.  

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

11)  Repeat with all drawers.  Let dry for several hours or overnight.

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!

And there you have it…a stylish, customized plastic storage container that is both functional and full of fan-fare!

How will you makeover yours?

Plastic storage containers are perfect for inexpensive, portable organization. Clear the clutter by giving that boring storage container a makeover!
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