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I wanted some cute storage boxes without breaking my budget. I decided to make some of my own. It came out a whole lot cheaper to make them myself and I got them to look exactly how i wanted.

Posted by Lizbeth The Zombie from Moreno Valley, California, United States • Published See Lizbeth The Zombie's 6 projects »
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  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies =]
    This is what you'll need!

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Your cardboard can come from anything. Mine came from some boxes from my work. You can get these for free at any fast food resturant! Just ask if they have any empty boxes theyre throwing away.

    OR

    You can always buy ready made boxes of the size you'd like, but thats a bit pricey.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 3
    Step 3

    This is what I'm basing my storage box size from (bought these a long time ago).

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make your measurements. My box happens to be 10 3/4 x 11.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Mark your measurements on the cardboard.

  • Step 6

    This step is done however you feel most comfortable. I marked my measurements so i cant cut it all out in one step to make it easier to tape.

    You may cut it out one square at a time (5 pieces) or make it a two piece, three peace, etc.

    Like I said, it's up to you!

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 7
    Step 7

    Alright, once you've figured out how to cut it, tape it all together with duct tape. Make sure it nice and secure.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now mark your measurements on your contact paper or whatever paper you've decided to use.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 9
    Step 9

    Once you have placed it on the box, mark the places where you will make a slit for the ribbon to go thru.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 10
    Step 10

    You may use your Xacto knife or the box cutter for this.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 11
    Step 11

    Your ribbon of choice will go through the slits. You can use use knife/cutter to help it get through but be careful not to puncture the ribbon!

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 12
    Step 12

    You make take the sides or make knots like i did.

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 13
    Step 13

    This is your finished product! =]

  • How to make a drawer organizer. Storage Boxes - Step 14
    Step 14

    Or you can go a few extra steps and add a bow! i used a thick print pattern ribbon for this! <3

    The End

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Lizbeth The Zombie
Lizbeth The Zombie · Moreno Valley, California, US · 8 projects
Thank you!
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Danielle
Danielle · 26 projects
Awesome!<3
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