Saturday, September 10, 2011

Closet Craft

Good news!  Emma should be here no later than a week from Monday!  Which would only be 3 days before my due date, but it is better than waiting another 3 days.  Hopefully, she will decide to come next week instead.  We would be A-OKAY with that!

After seeing these adorable closet dividers on Pinterest (most addicting site in the world) I decided to give it the good old college try.  Thankfully, it was really easy to do.  Here is what you need:
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Go to Container Store (at least that is where I went!) and get as many dividers as you want.  They were $.99, so this is really all you will spend money on.  I got 5 because I didn’t think I would even need all 5, but it sounded like a good amount!  You also need scrapbook paper and Zots.  I am sure all of you crafter have this.  You could use any other kind of adhesive, but I thought Zots worked really well.

The first thing I did was trace one of the dividers onto computer paper and cut it out.  Then, I taped it to the actual divider and traced the inside lip on the paper.  I wanted the white to show a little but that is completely up to you.  After I cut it out to the right size I glued it to a a spare piece of cardstock and cut it out.  I wanted my template more sturdy so that I can use this again for baby shower gifts for friends.

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Now all you have to do is trace your template onto all the scrapbook papers that you wanted.  I did 10 pages so I would have enough for the front and backs of the dividers.  I can use them on either side of the closet!  After you trace, you cut… duh!  This was the longest process, which should show you that this is a very easy and quick project.

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With your Zots (or whatever you are using) glue the cut outs to the front and back of the dividers.  And, done!!!

I actually inked all the edges in light pink.  Not sure why but I did.

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And, here they are in Emma’s closet!!!

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All in all this was a super easy and cheap project!  Took me an hour total and cost me less than $6.  That, I can handle!

3 comments:

Cheryl said...

They turned out GREAT!

Ashley Hlavaty said...

I'm SO going to do this for Baby Ryan's closet! Thanks for posting!!

Sisterly Love Bake Shop said...

just came across your project and was wondering if you could please e-mail me your template? i have ordered the dividers online but i have a lot to make :) and wanted to get a head start on the cutting :) thank you!!

dayanaragarcia15@hotmail.com