Sunday, June 29, 2014

Zero Cost Book Displays


I posted my zero cost book displays on Instagram (msleslieann01) a few weeks ago and promised a blog post with more detail. 

I was at Lowes recently and while I was getting my paint mixed up, I noticed an empty cardboard display for duct tape. I asked the lady at the painter counter what they were going to do with it. When she replied that they just throw them away, I asked if I could have it. After mentioning that I was a teacher and I could use them in my classroom, she disappeared under the counter and produced several more empty boxes! 


With a little paint (the green and blue ones) and some scrapbook paper (the pink one), they were transformed into these cute little book displays. I used my Silhouette Cameo to add some labels. I just love them!





1 summer project down. 99+ more to go! :)

3 comments:

  1. I had to get rid of my old book bins last year, they were really yucky. I need new ones but don't want to spend $20 of getting those foldable cardboard ones. I might have to visit Lowes!

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  2. What type of paint did you use? The boxes look fantastic!

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