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DIY Magazine Holder



I picked up this wire basket frame a few weeks ago and knew immediately that I was going to turn it into a book and magazine holder for my sunroom.

Since it was just a frame I needed to add a bottom. I used wooden slats that I cut down to size myself (after a refresher safety lesson from Peter. I haven’t used a table saw since shop class in high school and I forgot how much fun it is!)

Magazine Holder Inside

After they were cut to fit into the metal base I sanded & stained each one with Minwax Dark Walnut and once they were dry I set them into the bottom of the frame. Since they sit pretty snuggly together I didn’t have a need to glue them so this little project ended up being much easier than I originally anticipated!



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14 thoughts on “DIY Magazine Holder

  1. This is really cute! Love the look the wood bottom gives it.

  2. What a fabulous little basket!! I love it, wish I could find one for my home:)

  3. I love metal baskets for storage!! Thank you for sharing at Give Me The Goods!

    Dimples & Pig Tales

  4. SO cute, Jess!! Love what you did with the wire basket- very creative! Just snagged an old crate at a yard sale this weekend for my boys books. Love crates!

    ps Featuring you at The Scoop tomorrow night! (: xoxo

  5. Thanks so much! That’s awesome on the garage sale find – you can never have too many crates! And thanks for the feature! I’m so excited and honored – I love your blog! Thanks for hosting the link party – I’m so glad I found it there! ~Jess

  6. love how nice the wood base looks! nice post!

  7. Found your lovely DIY on Lolly Jane. I love those simple transformations! Now I need to find some wire crates.

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