#trashouttuesday / September Storage Solutions Week 3: My Favorite $5 Storage Cubes from WALMART!

This month on #trashouttuesday it’s all about storage solutions for your home!

Now, for this week’s topic:

September Storage Solutions: Week 3 – My Favorite $5 Storage Cubes from WALMART!

I was inspired by my friend, Lisa. She’s pretty much the queen of crafting – she even converted her dining room to the ULTIMATE crafting room!! (To be fair she runs her own business out of here, y’all!!)

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“Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor!!”

But, man oh man – wouldn’t we all LOVE to have a craft room like this????? 🙂

Lisa blew me away when she shared the secret that those ADORABLE storage cube bins came from…WALMART!!

And people. They are only $5 and some change EACH!!!

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You can buy them in the store individually, or even online for a set of 2!

They have sooooo many cute patterns and colors!!

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I finally went to Walmart a few weeks ago and got me a few of my own bins! I had planned to use them in my bedroom for baby stuff next to the cradle.

BUT. I opened these suckers up and oh my goodness!! They are sooo much bigger than I thought they were! They measure 12.8″W x 12.8″D x 15″H – if that means anything to you! They are not the normal small cubes. These things are HUGE! I was pleasantly surprised!

They didn’t fit my little shelf in the bedroom, so I decided to put them to use in another space where I’m having storage troubles – our bathroom!

Here is where I started this afternoon with the BEFORE:

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Nice, right? I’ve been avoiding this shelf because I can’t decide if I want to paint it or not. So, I’ve just let random things collect on the shelf. Note: This shelf has seriously floated around our house. It started in our dining room. Then, it had a home in the living room. And maybe in the foyer too. Now, it’s in the master bath.

First, I brought back our dirty towel hamper that’s been missing for a few months:

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Then, I cleared the shelves:

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Wow. They collect some DIRT and hairspray and dust!!! Not good.

Here is the AFTER:

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Ohhhh yeah!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the storage bins on this shelf. So. Much. Neater.

I have one bin with all my big bathroom stuff – hair dryer, curling irons, etc.

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Then, I have one bin with all my daily items that I can pull out and sit right down on the counter when I’m getting ready in the mornings.

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The last bin has other random must need in the bathroom items – like extra toilet paper!!

I also rolled a few towels up – because I just LOVE some rolled towels. My favorite hotel in the mountains does this at their spa and it makes me feel special. So, I roll towels.

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And then I added a basket to the top and rolled some wash cloths.

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I’m pretty excited about my shelf in the bathroom now with my $5 Walmart bins! I might not even paint my shelf now…woah!! Thanks for the inspiration, Lisa!!

Happy Tuesday and happy organizing, friends 🙂

Oh and in case you missed any of our previous weeks in our September Storage Solutions:

Week 1 – CLOSET DISASTERS!

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Week 2 – DIY Jewelry Wall for your closet!

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Week 4: Big Comforters and Blankets – SPACE BAGS!!!

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10 replies to “#trashouttuesday / September Storage Solutions Week 3: My Favorite $5 Storage Cubes from WALMART!

  1. Love the bins! I was just thinking this week that I need to replace my two dark baskets on my bathroom shelf. These bins might be the perfect thing!

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