Mom Sticks Rods Through Plastic Storage Bin. What She Hangs? I Wish I’d Learned This Sooner!

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This normally plain and unassuming plastic storage bin carries a deep secret. It wants to live a new up-cycled life as a treasure chest of awesome DIY creations! So be sure to check out all these different ways you can help make its dream come true.

Up cycled Toy Chest

If you’ve been using an ugly plastic tub to store toys, you’re in for a surprising makeover! This thrifty upgrade was made using dollar store burlap fabric and wrapping paper. You can get all the details on this cool toy chest do-over from the Creative Dominican!

Upcycled Toy Chest

Backyard Water Feature

No would could ever guess that this underground water feature was made with an inexpensive plastic storage bin. Since it’s buried deep underground, they never need to know! Add in a solar powered pump and some rocks to transform a bare patch of ground into a gorgeous water feature.

If you want to create this beauty for your backyard, you can get the tutorial at The Garden Love.

Backyard Water Feature

Sensory Water Table

Make a fun sensory table for your little ones with a storage tub! Use PVC pipes to create the sides and legs of the table. Then fill the bin with with water, or other sensory items that kids love to squish in their hands, such as uncooked rice or sand!

For more details on how to create this wonderful project for your kiddos, head on over to Southern Bell DIY.

Sensory Water Table

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