Project Description

DIY Storage Box

DIY Storage Box

Recycle your First Choice Milk carton and transform it into a unique storage box! It doesn’t stop there, find out about recycling drop-off points in your area.  Don’t forget to check out the app at the bottom of the page.

You will need: (Makes 1 storage box)

  • 1 x 2 litre First Choice fresh milk box

  • 2 different coloured material

  • T-Shirt Yarn (Tarn Knitting & Crocheting) for handle

  • glue (Ezee Flex)

  • pen & ruler

  • scissors


Step One: Open the top of the First Choice box. You will see three triangles on two of the sides. Cut out the two outer triangles on both.

Step Two: Glue the remaining two triangles and sides of the box to form a flat surface. Wait to dry.

Step Three: Cut open the front of the box and cut off excess pieces.

Step Four: Measure and cut the material to cover the First Choice box.

  1. 14 cm x 47.5 cm
  2. 25 cm x 46.5 cm

Step Five: Make an ‘X’ on the 1st piece of material where the lid used to be, and cut along the X to fit over the lid area. Mark an X inside the box and do the same.

Step Six: Glue the first piece of material (14 cm x 47.5 cm) to the box.

Step Seven: Glue the second piece of material (25 cm x 46.5 cm) to the box.

Step Eight: Put the T-Shirt Yarn (available from through the lid area and make a knot at the back. Fill your box and share your pics with us!

Personalised storage box to organise any area!