If like most, homework is done at the kitchen or dining table, you can create a homework kit that can be easily tidied away. Bright pen pots made from old tin cans, a stationery caddy from wicker baskets or even a homework trolley made from an old bar cart make for the perfect learning space additions.
A great way for tidying those messy drawers is drawer dividers, separate out stationery and keep all the essentials together in handy little compartments. To create just keep things simple and repurpose an old kitchen cutlery tray, to personalised add a pop of colour with Rust-Oleum Mode, Sunflower or even mask off each section one-by-one for quirky colour combinations.
Forget being plain and boring — drawers and box files can be the focal point in office rooms. This desktop drawer unit proves that with the use of bold shades and dynamic lines it makes a bold and trendy statement whilst turning it into the centre of attention. Painted in Rust-Oleum Satin Finish Furniture Paint, Teal the edgy angles were created by masking off sections and brush painting the exposed areas. With these techniques you can create a fun workspace that kids will love and for extra organisation you can even match colours to different lessons.
Make use of everyday items that might usually end up in the bin to transform a desktop space. Colour code individual jars and cans for craft supplies or even just pick your favourite colours, these throw away items can be given a new lease of life in no time at all. With accent colours of Tranquil Blue, Buttercup Yellow and Blossom Pink from the Painter’s Touch range, these tin cans are artfully repurposed into useful items again. Why not try attaching hooks to the back and suspending them from the edge of the desk or onto a notice board.