Party Junk 191 – decorating with tool boxes!

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Toolboxes are fun to play with! They look cool and are completely versatile, not to mention, totally easy to build. Here are a few highlights to getcha addicted to them like I am…

Toolbox flower planter / garden by Homeroad

Toolbox planter with drawers – Homeroad

 Layers of flowers take advantage of empty drawers in this fab toolbox find.

Branch handled reclaimed wood toolbox by Creative Passage

 Branch handled toobox – Creative Passage

Nature takes over with a branch handle for this rustic toolbox.

Picket fence with rake handle toolbox by Four Corners Design

 Picket fence styled toobox with rake handle – Four Corners Design

 The rake handle chimes in so well with the picket style sides on this toolbox!

Drill handled reclaimed wood toolboxes, by Freddy and Petunia

Drill handled toolboxes – Freddy and Petunia

 These rustic toolboxes shine with the addition of a drill handle. Love how the wood is treated.

Build your own toolbox with this easy kit anyone can make! via Funky Junk Interiors 

Make this funky toolbox in minutes! – Funky Junk Interiors

It all starts with the build. This basic box will have you dreaming up all kinds of crazy options!

Reclaimed wood toolbox holding citronella candles via Garden TherapyReclaimed wood toolbox for citronella candles – Garden Therapy

Such a creative way to ward off those hot summer night insects! Cart your citronella candles to wherever you sit.

Drill handled reclaimed wood toolbox tutorial via Funky Junk Interiors

A reclaimed wood drill handled toolbox tutorial – Funky Junk Interiors

My own drill handled toolbox is currently used beside my phone holding pens and pencils beside the phone. But it sure looked pretty with freshly cut lilacs!

Picket fence toolbox tutorial via Funky Junk Interiors

The one board picket fence toolbox build – Funky Junk Interiors 

One picket found on the side of the road turned into a cute little toolbox holding cut flowers fresh from the garden.

Toolbox collection from Hometalk

I’ve also curated a fab collection of toolboxes right in Hometalk!

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Have a cool toolbox project or two you’d like to share?

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  1. Great collection Donna and thanks again for the kit to make the tool box that I now cart my homemade citronella candles around in. The kit also had a few branches in it…I saved those and used them in another project. I can’t wait to share it with you! As soon as i get my photos done I’ll share. xoxo

  2. Donna – thanks for including my rake-handled tool box in your line-up -such an honor! I’ve been doing a little re-arranging outside in my garden area – I’ll have to get it finished this weekend – and include my tool box and show off my new look! thanks for the motivation…

  3. Would you believe that I came to link up and got side tracked by that super cute tool box with the little rake handle and totally forgot to link up my projects?? I’m in between painting…must be the fumes ha ha! Hope you have a great weekend! :)

  4. Thank you for hosting Donna! I have an old red metal toolbox that I picked up at a garage sale for my youngest son’s room and I plan to use it – open – to display his books on his shelf. Just haven’t gotten there yet!! Have a great weekend:)

  5. Thanks so much for the feature Donna!!! I have to admit, every time I create a toolbox, I think of you. You gave me the inspiration to make one myself… way back when I was just decorating them. I made my first with power tools on your advice and I’ve never looked back! Thanks for all your inspiration and advice over the years!
    Susan

  6. After having to take a month break, I am so happy to be back! I love your party and all the wonderful tutorials linked up. This week I am sharing wedding vow art I made for me and my husband and a Pinwheel Lunch Reception I planned and crafted.

    Maggie @ thelovenerds