Need DIY storage ideas? Don’t we all. Today we’re making a rolling DIY storage basket from a wire bin. It’s gonna take about 5 minutes, and it doesn’t require any tools, to speak of.
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video: how to make your rolling DIY storage basket
As for what we’ll need to get this DIY storage project done, here’s the scoop:
rolling DIY storage basket supplies:
- Wire basket (You can find these all over. We got ours at Target, but here are some options from Amazon, as well)
- Cable Ties (AKA “zip ties” or “nylon ties)
But before we get into all nuts and bolts, or in this case, zip ties and scissors,
I know what you’re thinking. And you’re right. Willy bears a strong family resemblance to his great uncle…
Great Uncle Wilson, of Castaway fame. Pretty famous relative, but Willy doesn’t talk about his Uncle much…apparently the poor guy met with a pretty tragic end. Anyways, Willy lives at our place. And he has a VERY large family. * Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy here.*
This is Eunice. Willy’s girl.
And their lovely children.
Oh, that guy? He’s one of the neighbor kids…always hangin’ around here, asking for snacks.
We enjoy having Willy and his family (and the neighbor kid) here, but what hasn’t been so fun is the lack of a real place “of their own” in our home. I’m a hopeless optimist, and even though I realize it is completely insane with three small children to attempt to live by the mantra of “a place for everything and everything in its’ place,” I’m no quitter. And I knew that if these guys didn’t find an appropriate place to bunk down at night, I was gonna call my buddy Jeff Probst, and have someone kicked off this island.
That’s when I found these…
Lovely, extra large wire baskets from Target. (By the way, if you shop at Target as much as we do here, you really should consider getting their Red Card…5% off of EVERY purchase! PLUS, free shipping…on EVERYTHING. For someone who doesn’t like actually GOING to the store (like me) that’s pretty clutch.
how to make your rolling DIY storage basket:
We used three casters per basket, but four would make it a bit more stable (we were being as thrifty as possible). All that needs to be done now is to zip tie the casters onto the bottom of your wire basket.
Even that kinda pesky little neighbor kid.
So go ahead and “Caster Away”! And help that S.O.S. mess go from “shipwreck” to “ship-shape” in about five shakes of a scallywag’s tail.