The beginning of a year or changing of the season always seems to bring a need for clean-up and organization. Why not use up some of those fabric scraps, cardboard boxes, and leftover craft supplies to make new storage? This list of 40 DIY Baskets, Bins, and Bowls will have your office, home, and kids’ rooms looking tidy and stylish.
40 DIY Baskets, Bins, & Bowls
Update your organization with some DIY storage solutions. From small to large, there are DIY baskets, bins, and bowls perfect for any room.
Scrap Fabric DIY Rope Basket
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make your own rope with strips of fabric, then how to turn that rope into a basket. This would make a great gift, plant basket, or just a place to throw things.
DIY Rope Basket Tote
Baskets aren’t just for home decor. Make a rope basket tote that you can take with you on the go.
Chicken Wire Basket
Create a unique basket for your organization needs using a piece of wood and some chicken wire.
DIY String Bowl
Use string or twine to make a delicate bowl.
Sturdy DIY Storage Box
Turn those Amazon boxes into beautiful storage boxes with wooden handles.
Reversible Fabric Bins
Any sewing level can make these large, reversible fabric bins. No sewing pattern needed!
DIY Wood Storage Box
A quick trip to your local building supply store will have you creating this easy rolling storage box by dinner.
Easy Fabric Tray
How many of these fabric trays will you make? They would make the perfect gift basket for a hostess, your BFF, or your nightstand.
Upcycled Pot to DIY Basket
This is one of those “why didn’t I think of that?” ideas. Simply wrap and hot glue sisal twine around an old pot and you have a very sturdy and stylish basket.
DIY Wood and Canvas Crate
Who doesn’t love a good Pottery Barn hack project? This large DIY wooden crate was inspired by a smaller PB version and the results are stunning. They would look great in a farmhouse laundry room.
No-Sew DIY Basket
The difference in this rope basket vs a traditional sewn rope basket is the layer of sturdy wire in between the layers. This gives the basket straight vertical sides and extra durability.
30 Minute Fabric Basket
Use up some scrap fabric and get organized at the same time. This easy fabric basket sewing project can be completed in just half-an-hour.
Upcycled Denim Basket
Cut denim strips and weave them through the holes of a wire basket. I featured this in my 30 Denim Upcycling Ideas post too.
Updated Wicker Basket
Get inspired to turn a plain basket into a stylish organization bin with colorful beads, paint, and, yarn.
Crochet Rope Basket
It’s okay if you don’t know how to crochet because you will learn in this DIY crochet rope basket tutorial.
Upcycled Denim Hanging Baskets
Turn the legs of a pair of jeans into little hanging baskets for storage that be can on-the-go.
Spray Painted Basket
Who doesn’t love using spray paint? It’s so easy to apply and the results are quick. Update a plain basket with spray paint.
DIY Under Bed Storage Boxes
Build your own wheeled storage boxes for that wasted space under your bed. These would be great for kids rooms!
DIY Cat Rope Basket Bed
Here’s another twist on a DIY rope basket used as a cat bed. Your kitty will love curling up in this small space made just for them. Add a custom cat face and kitty ears too.
Dyed Rope Basket
This classic DIY basket project tutorial is so easy to follow and the results are beautiful. Customize your basket with different colors of dye. This dyed rope basket inspired my own Rope Easter Basket.
Upcycled Photo Frame to Trinket Tray
Turn a shadow box photo frame into a trinket tray with fun marbled painting inside.
Updated Woven Basket
Can’t find a basket to match your style? Update a plain woven basket with yarn and tassels.
DIY Wire Basket
Learn to make a wire basket in the exact size you want. Add a little style to the plain wire basket with spray paint and leather handles.
Dollar Store Laundry Basket
Update a plain plastic laundry basket with fabric and rope. No one will ever guess it came from the dollar store.
DIY Rope Easter Basket
Turn a rope basket into an Easter basket with a big handle. This DIY Easter basket will last for years of egg collecting.
DIY Laundry Hamper
Before you start your next load of laundry, take some time to make this easy laundry hamper. It’s the laundry basket you’ll enjoy taking to the laundry room.
Mini Fabric Basket
Try this simple mini fabric basket project. It’s great for collecting small items on your desk or placing a plant. Plus it’s a great scrap buster project!
Fabric Storage Bin with Rope Handles
Rope handles on baskets and bins always win me over. Learn how to make a DIY storage bin with large grommets and rope handles.
DIY Raffia Basket
Have you ever made a basket from scratch? Here’s your chance to learn how to make a very sturdy and durable basket using raffia ribbon.
Sturdy Fabric Bin with Handles
Make a sturdy fabric bin using just two fat quarters of fabric. Get the free sewing pattern.
This beautifully soft and fuzzy crochet basket makes me want to learn to crochet. In this step-by-step tutorial, you can make this DIY basket with yarn handles or leather handles.
DIY Wire Mesh Baskets
Create custom sized wire mesh baskets, perfect for that farmhouse look.
Dog Food Storage Bin
Keep Fido’s food fresh and stylish in a custom dog food bin made from a large popcorn tin. Paint it to match your decor.
Wood Palette Box
Turn palette wood into a little box that’s perfect for…anything! Keep that rustic look by keeping the wood natural or decorate it for a totally custom DIY box.
Upcycled Plastic Bags Basket
Don’t throw out those plastic shopping bags! Turn them into a sturdy DIY basket.
DIY Rolling Toy Box
Add a cushy top and wheels to a plain wooden crate for the perfect DIY toy storage box.
No-Sew Fabric DIY Basket
Grab some fabric scraps and the glue gun to whip up a set of these no-sew bins.
DIY Boho Basket
Update a plain basket with brightly colored yarn and tassels. This would make a great gift basket for someone special.
DIY Toy Box Plans
Toys, toys, toys…they’re everywhere! Now you can build a DIY toy box with these super easy-to-follow plans.
DIY Leather Bowls
You’re just a few cuts and rivets away from leather bowls to keep all of those little things together.
Before you start organizing your craft room, make some of these DIY baskets, bins, and bowls to place your things. You’ll be pleased to have used up some of your supplies to store your supplies.
Share in the comments below if you’ve made any of these DIY projects! :)