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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Family Room Organization- Sam's Toys

I forgot to take a before shot, but believe me, Sam's toys were all over our family room.  The mat letters were strewn about and his books were on every flat surface in the room.

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We needed a better solution.

Instead of selling an old 3-level microwave cart, I repurposed it as a toy box and book case. I put a paper box on the bottom shelf (which I will cover with paper or fabric to look pretty) to hold the small toys and cars. Then I used 2 small wood toolboxes to hold all of his board books in the middle shelf.

On top, I have the rest of his alphabet foam pad (that's not protecting the hearth) and a wire and bead toy.

I arranged the larger toys and his stuffed animals around to compliment it.

Considering what it looked like before, this is AWESOME! I hope that we can continue to use this organizational system effectively.
Like this, but purchased from Walmart.

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