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Decor Upgrade: From laundry bin to side table

Add a chic piece to your living area or bedroom with this project

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Photography: Louie Aguinaldo Styling: Dagny Madamba, Issa Villar, and Tala Singson

While we're used to seeing laundry bins made of plastic and nets, you can find wire bins at flea markets. You can instantly transform this bin into a chic living room addition with the help of these easy steps.

Production by Dagny Madamba.

Read the original article and learn more about the items featured in this story in the August 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

The Cost: P400 for the Wire Bin

Take note of these steps:

  • Add a flat surface such as a cut-to-size ½” to ¾”-thick plyboard on top of a cheap wire bin and turn it into a rustic-looking side table reminiscent of a romantic, handmade era.
  • To complete the bucolic feel, pair with upholstered seating and posters with quotes from Jane Austen’s books.
  • Keep and stack magazines and books in your “side table” for easy access and additional storage in the living room.

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