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Published on September 27th, 2016 | by Contributor

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How to make an office/ school organizer from an INDOR remote control pocket





How to make an office/ school organizer from an INDOR remote control pocket

Supplies:

  • INDOR remote control pocket
  • acrylic paint in white and black
  • black ribbon
  • glue
  • mini clothespins

I had this old INDOR but it was not being used and I wanted to repurpose it. I thought to put it in my teen girls room which has a bookcase full of black and white magazine files. Because I wanted it to match, I decided to paint it in white, with black accents.

INDOR remote control pockets

1. I painted this INDOR remote control pocket with white acrylic paint.

2. I painted black dots and stripes on it to give it a certain look.

Decorate the pockets

3. I glued a black ribbon at various places along the length of the pocket.

Add ribbons and clothes pegs for the school organizer

4. Finally, I added mini clothespins to be able to attach different things to the organizer.

It matches perfectly with the bookcase and the magazine files and is much more useful than in its previous life as a remote control pocket. Now she can keep all her supplies organized and it looks great in her room.

See complete tutorial here.

~ by Mary Kalpos blogger at The Boondocks Blog

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4 Responses to How to make an office/ school organizer from an INDOR remote control pocket

  1. Lynn Spencer says:

    Mary…fantastic hack! (not that I’m surprised…you are the queen of upcycles and hacks) I bet both of my school aged kids could use something like this for their rooms…especially my daughter in college. I’ll be showing it to her to see how she’d like it. So many ways to ‘personalize’ it.

    Well done my friend,

    Lynn

  2. Michelle says:

    That’s really cool, love what she did with the spots and all that extra storage. Wow!!! Wish there was an Ikea in South Africa

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