Monday, July 20, 2009

My Love for Shoeboxes...and Their Contents!

I love shoeboxes. They pack and keep some of my favorite things (shoes, of course!) but can also be used as organizers which are necessities to a mom with more than one kid like me.

When the school opened, my kids’ teachers asked us to bring shoeboxes where Gabby and Sunday can put their things on. The teachers believe that recycling is one of the best ways to save money! And I was relieved that my kids’ school admin understands the parents’ financial situation.

To make the contents and the box more colorful and less boring, I just put small colorful bags for the shirt and towel, and containers for toothpaste and toothbrush.

Anyway, here are some of very creative shoebox packaging which I saw on the net:
Nike came up with a Stadium look for the inside of this shoebox.
It has an embedded sound chip and when opened,
you can hear a sound of a crowd going wild! Cool!

Elefanten came up with a dollhouse interior for their kids' shoeboxes.
They know that the users of their products also love to play! :)

This packaging allows the kids to lace up the box
which can help them in their motor skills.

And if you have ordinary-looking shoeboxes, here are some ways to jazz them up or reuse them:
They can be used as gift boxes.
Or organizers for toys or albums or what have you!
Or as cord keepers! Very creative!

Happy Tuesday to all! :)

Images sources: gift shoebox | Converse toddler shoebox | organizer shoebox | cord keeper

21 comments:

Raft3r said...

maganda yan
recycling
good for the environment na
todo tipid pa

Luke said...

Looks ok nga. I specially like the cord keeper.

Yami said...

Hi Mommy Beth. Ang dami pala pwedeng gawin sa shoebox. Gusto ko 'yung dollhouse. :-)

Lulu said...

very creative and of course environment friendly

Clarissa said...

I love collecting shoe boxes--I keep them for organizing things,too. ^_^

Jacris said...

Very creative and this can also help our environment, recycling.And I am impress in doll house so cute,love it...

chubskulit said...

Those are brillian ideas beth!

marveling said...

Ako din mahilig magkeep ng showboxes kaso I dont decorate them lol..

john said...

Those are neat creating, thanks for sharing Ms. Beth.. How's your husband? Feeling better?

Enchie said...

I also use shoeboxes for my sons toys especially the small ones. also for my kakikayan :)

Rossel said...

i like the cord keeper one.nagka-idea ako sa yo.sige gawa ako nyan kesa pakalat-kalat chargers namin.

musta na nga pala hubby mo?hope he's ok now.

Kero said...

I love the cord keeper!

I also use shoe boxes as divider for umderwears and lingerie. there is a massive campaign on recycling here in the UAE

Seiko said...

I like the last pic the most,very creative talaga,thanks for sharing this to us Mommy Beth.:)

Hazel said...

I like the cord keeper - creativity in it is a novelty, at least to me. I stash my jewelry in a shoebox :-)

Tetcha said...

You just gave me an idea, nope, lots of ideas. I usually just throw shoe boxes because we have a place where we keep all our shoes. Next time I buy shoes, I'll think twice about discarding the box.

pinayrichmom said...

nice! :) I,too,love shoe boxes! I put everything in them: from old letters, to pictures, to bills, receipts, recipes, beads, and anything else that I want organized. :)

fedhz said...

Wow! ang galing! very creative nga! mahilig din ako sa boxes. kahit anong box. basta box! hehe. nagagalit na nga ang boyfriend dahil dami daw kalat.

sumasama loob ko pag tinatapon nya ung mga boxes. maliit lang kase ang house so di kasya lahat ng "kalat" ko heheh!

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