Organize Thy Self

Oh hello!  Here we are in 2017 and we are still buried in cords.  I was kind of hoping that we would be all cordless at this point!!

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But since we are all getting organized, and it’s January, I thought I would get you started corralling the cords.  Here’s what you’ll need.

One wooden box.  It could be a wooden in box from an office supply store, a thrifted one, or one they have at Target right now!

You know I am ThriftDee so I got mine at the GDub.  But you do what you want.

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I picked this up for a $1.99.  Yes, it should have been 25 cents.

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Now paint the box whatever color that you want.  I chose thie color STEEL from TARGET!  Did you know they are expanding their craft aisle?  Yay!

Paint it all up.  You could also paint the inside if you are a super crafter.  I fall into the lazy crafter column so I did not.

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You will need a space for the power strip cord to come out of the side.  I was using a crate thing so I just used my Dremel to cut the side part off.  You might want to sand this part a little.

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I used this Scotch brand velcro to fasten the power strip inside the box.

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See, It’s like a little hidey hole for cords.

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The slats on the side are great for ventilation.  You might want to add some holes to the back if your box is solid.  All that charging could get a little warm in there.  Yes you can still see the cords a little because this box is open.  I don’t really care.  It is better than the snakes nest that it looked like before!

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Ta Da!!

 

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