Quick Cardboard Pull Out Cabinet Organizer

Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets. My lack of patience has created more post fodder than you can imagine. Case in point. I was redoing my master bathroom and it was “almost” finished. The only thing left was for Roy to make me a wood slide out drawer. Sort of a pull out cabinet organizer for one thin cabinet under the sink so I wouldn’t have to dig back in to get things out. It’s just he had so many projects going on at the time I hated to push yet another on him so in the meantime I came up with a temporary solution. It worked out great and cost me nothing. I’ll still get my wood one down there… maybe two as there are two shelves. But for now this works. I also did the same thing when I needed a quick DIY makeup storage idea for the same bathroom. They turned out really cute!

Pull Out Cabinet Organizer Supplies

Instructions

This is the cupboard I wanted a pull out drawer or two for.

Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I found a box that would fit close enough if turned on its side.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I measured how high I wanted it.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

Then marked it with a marker.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

Then cut where it was marked.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

Then glued it back together firmly.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I wanted a nice facing on the front as that’s the part that would show. I had some  inexpensive unfinished thin wood frames from the craft store but they were too small for my box.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

 Since Roy does woodworking he cut me a quick piece of wood that would fit. Had I not had wood I would have  very carefully cut a piece of foam board to place on the front. Just make sure you cut the edges nice and straight using a straight edge of some sort. Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I painted my box. Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I wanted to cover up the top edge so I grabbed some wider white ribbon and glued it on over the edge.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

Then I painted my wood front. If I had used foam board I probably would have kept it white.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I drilled a hole in the exact center so I could add the knob I had.

Then the front was glued on.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

I used an awl to poke a hole into the cardboard through the wood front.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

Then I pushed my knob screw through.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

And screwed it on. All done and my pull out cabinet organizer didn’t cost me a cent!Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.Learn how to make an inexpensive pull out cabinet organizer using a cardboard box so you can easily access things in the far reaches of your lower cabinets.

 

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