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25 MORE Uses for Baby Wipes Containers

25 MORE Uses for Baby Wipes ContainersUpdate: This post is so popular, I came up with even more ideas for reusing these awesome little boxes. Check out 101 Ways to Reuse Baby Wipes Containers!

I wrote this post on 50 Uses for Those Rectangular Baby Wipes Containers over a year ago, and it’s been one of my most popular entries. In response to reader feedback, here are 25 more uses for baby wipes containers (that’s 75 uses I’ve given you — there’s no excuse to throw them away)!

  1. Storing toddler dental supplies (toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, timer)
  2. Storing cassette tapes or mini-DV tapes for your video camera
  3. Organizing garage sale stuff like pricing labels, batteries, small extension cord for testing appliances
  4. A cash box for your garage sale or Girl Scout cookie sale
  5. Holding condiments, utensils, napkins and other small dining supplies in your desk drawer at work
  6. Holding reusable cleaning rags
  7. Storing kids’ puzzles after the box breaks
  8. Storing pieces for board games
  9. Closet emergency kit — fill with a small sewing kit, double-sided tape, safety pins, a lint brush and static spray for wardrobe mishaps
  10. Shoe-polishing kit — fill with shoe polish, rags and brushes, leather wipes and deodorizing spray for keeping your shoes fresh
  11. Storing office supplies such as paper clips, binder clips, extra staples, erasers, you name it
  12. Touch-up paint kit — keep small jars of touch-up wall paint and small paint brushes for easy wall upkeep
  13. Home repair kit — keep a screwdriver, screws and nails, a small hammer, picture hangers, and other small items for doing minor home repairs on the fly
  14. Store your iPhone, iPod, cell phone or other mp3 player supplies — extra cases, charging cords, earphones
  15. Child’s treasure box — kids like to collect little treasures everywhere they go — let them store in something small so the collection doesn’t get out of hand
  16. Organize notepads, Post-its, and pens for your message center
  17. Store extra keys — but label them first!
  18. Store extra votive and tea light candles
  19. Storing baby socks
  20. Organizing scrapbooking supplies — keep pens, glue, stickers, tape wheels, precut lettering and decor, scissors, die-cuts, etc.
  21. Storing baby’s supplies — petroleum jelly, diaper cream, lotion
  22. Holding all those extra business cards
  23. Storing stuff for your gym locker — padlock, deodorant, comb, hair bands, extra socks
  24. Collecting bottle tops until you can finally enter all those Coke codes
  25. You can corral 2 Wii nun-chucks or 2 Wii remotes with sleeves in one box. Other game system components work too, but Wii is what I know.
25 MORE Uses for Baby Wipes Containers

50 Uses for Those Rectangular Baby Wipes Containers!

50 Uses for Those Rectangular Baby Wipes Containers!Update: This post is so popular, I came up with even more ideas for reusing these awesome little boxes. Check out 101 Ways to Reuse Baby Wipes Containers!

Some of my friends and I recently scored a deal for super cheap baby wipes, and now several of us have an overload of those plastic baby wipes containers. Here are some ideas on how to reuse and recycle them so they don’t end up in the landfill.

  • Coupon storage box
  • Recipe organizer
  • Crayon catch-all (especially good for broken crayons)
  • Small kitchen utensils
  • Art supplies and clay
  • Small cars and trucks
  • Lego storage
  • Cosmetics organizer
  • Emergency sewing kit
  • Organizing gravy and sauce packets in the pantry
  • Treasure Chest project
  • Stacking blocks
  • Clothespin storage
  • First aid kit
  • Organizing hair bows, barrettes, and ponytail holders
  • Keeping track of those Bills To Pay
  • Storing baby and toddler spoons and utensils
  • Organizing small lids and containers
  • Holding travel-size shampoos and soaps
  • Pen and pencil case
  • Organizing baby’s grooming supplies — combs, clippers, nasal bulb thingys
  • Organizing charging cords for your small electronics
  • Travel toy/activity box for car trips
  • Holding baby washcloths
  • Storing your own DIY cleaning wipes
  • Manicure kit
  • Holding small tools or an emergency tool kit
  • Storing screws, nails, and fasteners
  • Storing pet grooming supplies — brushes, clippers, collars
  • Snack case for car trips
  • Organizing trading cards or baseball cards
  • Corraling random craft supplies
  • Using as a brick mold for making snow forts
  • Organizing seed packets for planting season
  • Tissue storage in the car
  • Pet food travel box
  • Dry storage boxes on boats
  • Dry storage boxes at the pool
  • Storing gift bows crush-free
  • School/daycare projects (ask your teachers!)
  • Storage for leftovers or lunch (clean well first!)
  • Dryer sheet storage — keeps that fresh aroma in until you’re ready to release it
  • Outlet covers — just add a couple of screw holes and mount over outlet
  • Yarn/skein holders for knitters — the yarn can be guided through the pop-up part
  • Recycling plastic bags — pull a bag out through the hole to reuse until you get your reusable bags
  • Seed starter pots
  • Piggy bank
  • Hermit crab hideaway — make sure to drill a few air holes
  • Photo box
50 Uses for Those Rectangular Baby Wipes Containers!