Wednesday, January 29, 2014

DIY Mudroom Bins on Wheels

Build: mudroom bins on wheels

These sisters each have a huge storage bin for all their shoes thats both functional AND looks pretty!

I handpainted their monograms at center front:

How to build mudroom bins on wheels:

1. Use 1/2" plywood and cut (1) front & (1) back and (2) sides.
Determine the cut out handle placement and drill (2) 1 1/2" holes using a spade bit:

2. Then jig saw out the middle portion:

3. Construct the bin using #6 - 1 1/2" wood screws and glue.
Predrill and countersink.

4. Attach the 1/4" plywood bottom with screws too.
Sand and paint.

5. Put the wheels in place and mark the screw holes:

6. Predrill 3 holes:

7. Attach wheel:

8. Print out desired letters.
I used Times New Roman font at 425 and 525 point:

9. Find the center and line up the middle letter:

10. Use a ballpoint pen to trace the outline of the letter:

11. The pressure of the pen creates an indent in the wood:

12. Paint on and inside the indent:

13. Repeat the process for the two side letters:


  1. You have such a knack for making storage pretty!

  2. Jaime, did you build the mudroom space from a plan? I really like your set up and think it would go well in our garage, along with the bins.

    I really enjoy your blog!

  3. Love how functional and pretty they are!