How to make a drawer organizer from a tissue box

Is the “junk drawer” really a necessity? Banning it from the home means that every thing has its place, and every place has its thing. Keys, sunglasses, phone chargers and other everyday accouterments are necessities, but not needed all the time. In the kitchen, office or entryway furniture, drawers with organizers corral necessities, but in a stylish, neat way.
This simple and easy tissue box drawer organizer project will end the headaches of fruitless searches and make life easier instead of provoking, once again, the “How did we accumulate all this stuff?” question.
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Materials
- Tissue box (oblong)
- Scissors
- Covering for the tissue box (contact paper, wallpaper, etc.)
- Sharpie pen
- Elmer’s glue
- Sheet of cardboard
- Tube of acrylic paint
- Small fine art paintbrush
- Hot glue gun
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Instructions
1. Cut the top portion of the tissue box off with the scissors.
2. Place tissue box on top of the paper selected to be applied to the tissue box, with its back facing downward on the paper.
3. Create a template to cut that will fit the tissue box’s oblong measurement by tracing the outline of the back of the box placed on the paper with the Sharpie pen.
4. Cut three pieces of paper using the box outline of the template.
5. Apply glue to the back of the box and affix one piece of the cut covering to it.
6. Repeat step 5, but apply the other piece of the covering to the front of the tissue box, and apply the third piece to the bottom interior portion of the box.
7. Repeat steps 2-4, except create a square-shaped template to cover the sides of the box. The same paper can be used, or one with a different printed pattern.
8. Glue each cut square piece to the sides of the tissue box.
9. Cut a piece of cardboard to size so that it fits snugly width-wise within the tissue box. Place it at the one-third point in the length of the box interior. There will be a larger and a smaller space for storage within the organizer.
10. Paint both sides of the cardboard piece with acrylic paint and let dry.
11. Apply hot glue to the edges of the cardboard piece that will make contact with the front and back of the tissue box.
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12. Place the cardboard divider in the box and glue the edges to the front and back of the box.
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