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Where do you put your games? In a box? Well, why not make that box, also a game.

Here I created a backgammon storage box from this IKEA box, the SMÅRASSEL. Of course, the box has room for all my other board games too.

IKEA Smarassel-box-with-lid
Photo: IKEA.com

I purchased this decal but with some vinyl and straight edges you can make your own game board.

Applying backgammon vinyl decal

Simply follow the directions on your decal. Or find a Youtube video for the game board of your choice and make your own decal.

Now you are set for the next family game night. Simple.

A simple box turned backgammon storage box

Backgammon storage box IKEA hack

Keep in mind, IKEA has so many options for storage boxes that you will find the perfect color and size for your games.

Backgammon and board games storage and play box

~ by Wade


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