We entered a new year, but the world is not safe for us to travel around and mingle with our friends and relatives. The only safe place right now is inside our house. Some of us have already discovered ourselves and unlocked new skills and interests by staying indoors.
One of the best things we can adopt in these days of quarantine is the love of fixing and tinkering every day with our household things. Learning how to handle everything inside your is a great skill, and one day you will be surprised at how to repurpose items that are not useful anymore. You can achieve a clean and tidy home by following the DIY hacks we have for you below.
1. Turning Your Old Spice Rack Into A Wall-Mounted Bookshelf
For this type of DIY storage, you will need an old or unused spice rack and some equipment tools. If you don’t have any spice rack, you can purchase one at the Amazon.com website for a price of $20.99. There are a lot of kinds of spice racks in the market, so you better choose the one made from high-quality wood.
A spice rack can be more than just storage to store all your herbs and spices in the kitchen. They can be used as a storage shelf for your books. With the perfect placement, you can enhance your living room or bedroom look with this bookshelf and declutter and organize the old books you can not let go of.
2. Using Screw Hooks Underneath Your Shelves
Screw hooks are not only for outdoor purposes or bathroom ones. You can be creative with these screw hooks by placing them underneath the shelves of your kitchen. If you don’t have any available screw hooks in your home, you can purchase them at Amazon.com and have them delivered to your doorsteps for only $ 7.99.
Using the screw hooks, you can create a tidy and clean kitchen where you can place all of your coffee mugs or tea cups underneath the storage shelves. Not only that, but you can also place your cooking utensils and frying pans too. With this design or style, you can create a clean and beautiful look in your kitchen.
3. Reusing Your Old Cereal Box
You can be creative in any way, do not throw your cereal boxes right away because we finally found a DIY hack for you to reuse beautifully by turning them into a desktop shelf. For this creative project, you will be needing the following: glue, 3-4 boxes of cereal (depending on the number of the shelf you want to have), tapes, and decorative wrapping papers.
First, glue all the unused cereal boxes on top of each other, wrap the tape around the boxes to create a strong foundation, and then use the decorative wrapping tape to cover the cereal boxes’ brand a more beautiful look. That’s it! You have just made yourself a desktop shelf for your papers.
4. Turn Your Old Ceramic Pots Into A Decorative Utensil Holders
Do you love planting and gardening? Well, if you do, I’m sure your plants have grown now. Do not throw away your old small ceramic pots because you can reuse them as storage utensils or paint brush holders. Before starting the DIY storage of these ceramic pots, make sure to clean them thoroughly first.
Once it is clean, you can get a few rustic looking ropes (decorative ones) and enhance that ceramic pot. You can also use plastic flowers for a more beautiful look. Once you’re done, you can place your new utensil holders at your dining table during every meal.
5. Wire Baskets
Wire baskets are usually used to place all our bathroom essentials, toys, used clothes, fruits, and many more. Do not limit your creativity on the basic things because we can enhance those wire baskets of yours and create a storage shelf for your books and small collections.
With wire baskets, you can make your shelves more stylish with a contemporary feel for your house’s interiors. You just have to find the perfect wall where you want to put them. Wire baskets are very affordable in the market, and they are made of suitable quality materials, making them long-lasting.
The ones stated above are a few things you have at home that can be reused into something functional and beautiful. DIY storage is an excellent thing because it can help you remove your anxiety and boredom by keeping your mind busy with all your creative stuff.