I then covered them with this cute polka dot fabric. I didn’t really have any scientific method to covering it, I basically tried to wrap it like a present. Folding and stapling and cutting in a few places until it was covered to my liking.
Next, we added some little hangy things (is there a name for these?) and put some nails in the wall to hang them from.
Then we made sure they were level and hung them. I left 5 inch gaps between the boxes when I hung them to leave room for the mail/papers we will store there.
The last thing we did was put a nail on the front and hang little chalkboards for bin labels. Ya know that cute little dog I talk about all the time? Well sometimes he does things that aren’t that cute. One of those things? We blame him for being one chalkboard short. The culprit has been known to eat things and since I had 3 chalkboards laying on the desk yesterday and can only find 2 today…yep, we’re blamin him. So my middle box is missing it’s label but it’s fine for now. I can always get another one for $1.00 next time I’m at Joann’s.
Anyway, here’s the final product:
I love her entryway.She made these projects and the bench she made from boards!
PS — It’s Round 3 of Amercian Crafter — come vote for YOUR favorites!!!
The theme this round is — Vintage!!