DIY Cable Storage Box Organizer

DIY Cable Storage Box Organizer

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 30th 2015

I don't know about you but I have a ton of electronic device cables that I'm always trying to find! Cables for our laptops, iPads, iPhones and cameras...Let's get them organized once and for all with this easy DIY Cable Storage Box Organizer that not only stores them all in one place but looks so pretty too! 

Items Needed:

  • Wood Box
  • Wood Putty
  • Sand Paper 220 Grit
  • Foam Brush
  • Stencil
  • Painter's Tape
  • 1" Flat Brush


Remove the front metal latch from box. Fill the holes from the latch with wood putty. Let dry then sand smooth with 220 grit sandpaper.

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Using the foam brush paint on 1 or 2 coats of Overcast paint. I used one coat of paint to let the wood grain peek through. Let dry between coats.

Attach stencil to top of box using painters tape to secure.

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Using 1 inch flat artist brush, pounce on the Cottonball paint color onto the stencil.

Remove stencil and let paint dry.

Using 220 grit sandpaper, sand the stencil pattern for a faded distressed look.

I love how stylish this Storage Box Organizer looks in my office!

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Now I know where all of my electronic device cables are located - in one beautiful storage box!

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