Want to get organized but don’t have a small fortune to spend on containers? You’re in luck! You have some free and fabulous organizers right in your kitchen: your cereal boxes! You’ll be amazed at what you can make with an ordinary cereal box. With a little tape, glue, paper and fabric, you can turn a free cardboard box into a beautiful organizer for your home. Here are some fun and functional ideas to get you started.

Make Your Own Organizers from Cereal Boxes

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These gorgeous magazine holders are going to look amazing on your shelf. Great way to eliminate those stacks of magazines on your tables!

Say goodbye to messy drawers! Decorated cereal boxes make perfect drawer organizers.

Washi tape cereal box organizers will look beautiful in your office. Bonus: The washi tape helps reinforce the boxes, so they’re stronger than organizers that use scrapbook paper.

Create a mailbox for your incoming or outgoing mail (or both)!

Make a magnetic paper bin for your fridge to hold your kids’ artwork, important numbers, menus, or anything else you need to keep handy in the kitchen.

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How to Organize with Cereal Boxes

Mini cereal boxes are perfect for pens, pencils, scissors, crayons and other office supplies.

It may take a bit of work to find a combination of boxes that work, but a cereal box plus some smaller tea boxes (or anything you have on hand) can be made into a beautiful drawer for jewelry or mementos.

Can you believe that this super practical, super pretty purse organizer shown below is made from a cereal box!

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Keep all your letter writing tools in this neat and tidy stationery organizer. The flower embellishment on the front is a cute touch.

You can also organize your makeup using different sizes of boxes.

As you can see, there are plenty of free ways to organize your home. Just look around you to see what you can re-purpose and upcycle!