Monday, November 12, 2012

A Little Marshall's Find

I found this last night in the clearance aisle in my stop at Marshall's for only twelve dollars. I couldn't pass it up. We have a little ceramic bowl that is the catch all for keys, change and everything else. It was always messy and never organized.  I thought that this could help the problem through organizing and hiding things in these little drawers.
I took some scrapbook paper that I had laying around and added it to the back and the top of the organizer.
Then I took one of the many buckets that I got from the Target dollar section and added all my pens, pencils and markers.  I added some chalkboard vinyl to the front of it.
It fits perfectly underneath my goodwill find that I hung on the wall. 
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  1. What a great find! And I love that you put your own spin on it!

  2. You are the most well organized AND well accessorized person I know. I love it!

  3. Great way to personalized it! I love having plenty of drawers to store things in, even though they usually end up pretty messy! :)

  4. Really? Is there anything better than a good Marshalls find? (I mean, besides a good Homegoods or TJ Maxx or IKEA or thrift store find ;)

  5. I like your attractive ways to get organized. Seems like I'm always the one putting desk clutter into the cute baskets since the others aren't bothered by it! :-)
    I'm happy to be a new follower, Mary Alice

    1. Thank you so much for commenting and following along, Mary Alice. :)

  6. love love LOVE:) I'm waiting to snag some scrapbook organizing supplies on sale on black Friday, hopefully I can catch a really good deal.

  7. Love it! it looks great!

  8. What a score from Marshall's! I never find anything like this!! You did a great job making this over and I love the back and top covered with the scrapbook paper! So clever! Nice project Megan!

  9. wow. I just spent $20 on one at Home Goods that was similar looking. It's always important to have the organization stuff be chic too:)

  10. I would love to find something like this for my desk - it's just adorable - great makeover!!!

  11. It looks so good..... How nice it is to organize in style..... enjoy!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    hugs x

  12. What a great find. I love the little drawers to collect misc items.

  13. Wow - such a great idea!! We have a bowl my husband throws everything into. This would be much better. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!!

  14. So cute! I have a very similar one that I got from the Thrift store, but it came from the Goodwill! I love the scrapbook top. I need to redoux mine soon! Thanks for sharing! -K


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