Aluminum beverage tubs get a second life as clever containers for snacks. Open wall space in a pantry serves as the perfect place for these metal bins. Simply drill holes in the tub and attach with screws to the wall. Blogger Ashley Hackshaw of Little Blue Boo is the mastermind behind this project that keeps snacks accessible for little ones.
To make an art and homework station in this happy playroom, designers added a wooden countertop (in eye-catching cherry red) that rests atop two sets of built-in drawers. Hanging metal bins hold pencils, notebooks and more for clutter-free imagining.
Portable storage containers such as painted wooden crates or metal bins that can be personalized are a stylish option for children's rooms. With an endless array of colors, patterns, fonts and shapes to choose from, these storage containers are a cool and decorative addition to any room.
Beth Dana Design took on an extensive remodel with this early 1900s Santa Barbara farmhouse. The turquoise front door provides a jolt of color on the porch, which has barn-style lighting, a metal bin overflowing with firewood and a galvanized planter. Architectural elements include board and batten siding and a bead board ceiling.
Much like the dining room, this kitchen is a study in how using strong doses of cool and warm neutral colors to define a room allows a variety of other colors to fit into a palette. Here pops of yellow, green, orange and purple are brought in through everything from fresh fruit to an oxidized metal bin. Using several bright colors in small pops creates a colorful space that doesn’t overwhelm.
The garage from HGTV Dream Home 2010 features an organizing and workshop system featuring cabinets with sliding metal storage bins, plus a slatwall storage system with space to store sports equipment, tools and more.
A cozy corner is reserved for the family pet, with a pet bed, stainless steel feeding bowls and toys carving out the dedicated space. Black wood cabinetry offers ample storage and work space and compliments the mint green wall of the space. A doggie rack stores clothes and leashes efficiently while a metal storage bin keeps toys stowed in one neat place.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah aimed to create a rustic, refined feel in this multi-purpose basement family room. She chose a soft gray wall paint and Brazilian slate floor tiles to complement the home's original stone fireplace. Functional decor such as built-in cabinets and chic metal kindling bins make for a space that is gorgeous yet practical for a growing family of four.