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WisteriaLane
Junior Contributor

Think Outside The Box

Hi Everyone, 

I have a problem.. I go to home decor stores and I buy a lot of things I don't need. I recently bought this acrylic storage box which I love but I have no idea what to do with it. The good news is, I can return it if I change my mind. But I really really want to find a use for it! Any ideas?

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Jackson
Super Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@WisteriaLane - you could melt it down and then use the recycled plastic to make something useful?

 

Just kidding! It is a storage box though, why don't you store something in it?

WisteriaLane
Junior Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@Jackson I'm not melting the box! Any suggestions of what to store in the box??

 

JoshRaf
Junior Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

how about a glory box?
JoshRaf
Junior Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@WisteriaLane make a plant terrarium! 112c2edbdc870683c95e586a050722e0.jpg

WisteriaLane
Junior Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@JoshRaf Thanks! The only problem is there's holes in the box on the side. I might get dirt everywhere 

Andy_Mann
Trusted Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@WisteriaLane, as with any forum, you do get the resident irresponsible poster that's a time waster, & unfortunately for you, you scored 2 of 'em, but I'm here to help.

 

The answer is obvious, but may I suggest that you use it as a crab/lobster cage?

Annette
Super Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

We have all been guilty of impulse buying, so no judgement from me.

Here are a few suggestions:

 

  • Use it to display some of your precious keepsakes
  • Place it in a cupboard or shelf to store your nicer handbags
  • Use it to store Christmas decorations such as those pesky tinsel garlands
  • Use it as a Christmas display by filling it with different sized Christmas tree baubles
  • Use it as a gift hamper with a difference filled with tissue paper and lovely food gifts

Hope this helps. If not, return it to the store

WisteriaLane
Junior Contributor

Re: Think Outside The Box

@Annette 

Thanks for all the ideas! Good idea to use it for Christmas 

I finally found a use for it I've decided to keep all my scarves in it but I think I might put some of those nicer handbags in there too.  

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