Metallic Upcycled Storage Containers

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Metallic Upcycled Storage Containers
Metallic Upcycled Storage Containers
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Love the vintage look, but having trouble finding organizational pieces to fit with your antique home decor? We have the perfect tutorial for you. These Metallic Upcycled Storage Containers give a vintage appearance to storage bins that are both cute and inexpensive. Learn how to paint plastic to look like vintage metal with this DIY organization project. While the bright shades of many modern plastic bins are fun, they don't always blend well with all decor themes. With this storage container idea, you can customize the look of storage bins to blend in perfectly with your decor. Staying organized never looked so chic!

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniquePainting


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I never would have thought you could make plastic bins look so pretty. I was actually just looking for storage that wouldn't stand out too much and went along with my decor. I think this is the perfect weekend project for me!

This project is good inspiration for painting plastic to work well with your decor. The metal look is very trendy now and while giving the appearance of metal you have the ease of light weight ease. This could also be the inspiration top ain't other things, perhaps to resemble marble or stone or other designer looks. Thanks for sharing!

These are so simple but great for decoration and organization.


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