Sunday, July 14, 2013

Using Dollar Store Bins in a Hutch

My son has a desk in his room with a hutch on top. The hutch has several little cubbies that my son likes to store things in. It was getting out of hand and I was having a hard time dusting his hutch because of all the little things he had in there. I hated having to move a thousand things just to dust under them. :) I saw these blue plastic bins at Dollar Tree, so I bought several and brought them home. 

Here they are in his hutch. Now his things can stay contained inside these bins. I love how easy it is to dust now. I just pick up the whole bin, dust under it, and put it back. 

Now, it may not look like there's much in these now, but that's just because I recently enacted a "forced cleanout" of them. :) 

Who doesn't have a pet rock and harmonica in their room??

I'm not even sure what this is. I think it's some kind of GPS thingy he uses when Geocaching. And that's a ball he made using a 3-D printer. You know...important "guy" stuff. :)

Here's how they look from the side. They actually hold a lot.

Here's another look. Nice and tidy!
 My Dollar Tree had these in several sizes. I think they also had them in purple, pink, green and red. I'm happy with these and you can't beat the price!



  1. I just added Dollar Tree to my list of things to do earlier today. Need bins to hold make up and assorted items in the kitchen. I used to find the best things there for my classroom.

  2. The Dollar Tree is the best for storage containers!!! I find myself buying them even if I don't need them!
    Selene @ Restoration Beauty

  3. These are really cute bins, I don't think I've ever seen them. They are perfect for your boy's room. Mine had a thing for baseball cards...everywhere!


  4. I need to find some more bins like these, they work perfectly and look so nice. Thanks for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  5. Dollar Tree does have some great your storage solution!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday...


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