Innovative Ways to Decorate Wall Cubbies
4 practical ways to spruce up the plain wall cubbies featured in our Building a Wall Cubbies Step-by-Step and how-to video
Fabric-covered luaun is one way to add color to your cubbies, and it's easy to switch it out for something new when you want to try a different decor. But you don't need to limit yourself to textiles to give your boxes a decorative touch. To change the look of your units, try some of these ideas:
Go around the world without leaving your room. Instead of attaching fabric to the luaun use a map of the United States, a country you want to visit, or your town or city. Staple it to the luaun and add four pieces of hook and loop tape to attach it the back of the cubby.
Keep track of important to-do items on a miniature bulletin board. Just cut a cork tile to an 11-by-11-inch square and use it instead of the inside panel of luaun. Add push pins, and you're ready to go!
If you've got special pictures of family and friends, why not frame them in your cubby? Glue your photos to a piece of 11-by-11-inch construction paper and cover it with an 11-by-11-inch piece of Plexiglas. Attach it to the back of the cubby with