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Topic: Tut: Make your own library-style magazine storage boxes (and save $$$)!  (Read 32789 times)
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« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2007 03:12:39 PM »

thats really cool! I will definitely use the tute in the future!!!
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« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2007 03:49:40 PM »

Oh, my gosh! Thanks so much for posting this. My wife and I have needed to get some of these for our home, but everything is either ugly or overpriced.  Now, I can totally make some killer ones while recycling.
Eee! I'm so excited. Project!  Cheesy
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« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2007 10:13:56 PM »

Those are great!  I used to make them out of cereal boxes covered in comics, definitely not as snazzy and stylish as yours!  Saving the tut for future reference.  Great work!
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« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2008 01:49:22 AM »

I just stole an empty beer carton off my stepfather and now I have 3 magazine sized holders and one A5 notebook sized holder (i have so many layin around).. out of 1 beer carton! I'm going to cover them in contact instead of paper though (contact = adhesive paper).. unless I want to paint them.. but it can wait til I move house next week, ill use them to pack my magazines in boxes Smiley
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« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2008 09:10:18 AM »

I definitely need to make some of these! I've bought them in the past and they are absolutely overpriced!
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« Reply #25 on: January 08, 2008 12:37:00 AM »

I did something similar, but with a cover of maps, instead of fake wood.

However, I used 'wine boxes' for this. (can contain six bottles of wine)
They are aplenty in the supermarkets around here, they are more sturdy than the cereal boxes, and you can cut them down easily.

However, I like the curved design on the sides, the accessible large hole on the back and the patience to create fake wood.

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« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2008 01:27:49 PM »

I'm definitely going to do some of those with shelf paper (mactac) or wall paper!
Thanks so much! (and thanks for all the ideas from other craftsters too!!)
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« Reply #27 on: February 09, 2008 11:39:27 PM »

Man this is just what I needed! I have been thinking that some more of these were in order to get me organized.... but I hate having to buy them! Thanks so much! I will post pics when I am sucessful! Cheesy
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« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2008 10:12:53 AM »

Cheap and free organization solutions are the stuff of dreams.

I did something similar, but with a cover of maps, instead of fake wood.

I love using maps as decor.  Great idea...
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« Reply #29 on: February 10, 2008 11:02:25 PM »

I'm gonna have to make me some of those.  Thanks for the tut!
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