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DIY: Updating Plastic Bins

The HardKnock Diaries

Last week, I was in the process of moving out of my parent’s home for the first time. With the lack of space in my dorm, I needed drawer space that came on wheels and was easily accessible. To combat my problems, I decided to purchase plastic bins to hold all of my necessities. The only problem was the terribly ugly appearance and lack of privacy of the bins.

Watch me transform my bins from…



To This:


What You’ll Need:

  • Plastic bins or drawers
  • Double Sided Tape (or an adhesive)
  • Scissors
  • Scrapbook Paper ( wrapping paper or liner can also be used)


1.) Measure your scrapbook paper against your plastic bins. I was lazy with this step, but you can certainly use a ruler if you like.


2.) Once, your paper is measured, put medium sized tape pieces along the four corners of the scrapbook paper. I have…

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