Storing your magazines-DIY

I found an old American Girl magazine during our last move. One blurb mentioned an easy way to repurpose discarded cereal boxes to store magazines. I happened to have a lot of DJ (Discipleship Journal) issues that, up until then, were kept in one of those plastic three-tiered wheely carts. Needless to say, the pile was unwieldy and made it difficult to locate a particular issue.

Materials needed: pen, ruler/straightedge, scissors, cereal box, contact paper


The key is to find a cereal box that is wide and tall enough to support the periodicals you’re storing and to make a cut that won’t take away from the sturdiness and still allows you to peek into what the box contains.


Contact paper is very forgiving to work with. I didn’t cover the inside of the box and only did one layer.




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