19 Clever Uses for Magazine Holders

March 29, 2017
Uses for Magazine Holders
Magazine holders can be utilised for so much more than, well …, holding magazines. Here are some ideas that show how you can repurpose these clever little storage products that not only come in cardboard versions but also in metal, wood, or plastic. The wooden ones are especially suitable to be transformed into something else.

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Magazine Holders in the Kitchen

Magazin Holder for tins
Source: http://www.pbjstories.com/2011/08/kitchen-pantry-reveal.html

This solution doesn’t work for all tins. As always with storage supplies, measure first to avoid disappointment.

Magazin Holder for drinking bottles
Source: http://www.bhg.com/kitchen/storage/organization/affordable-kitchen-storage-ideas/#page=2

I use this storage idea in our home and I just love it! Previously, I had stored the bottles in one big container but it was a bit messy. This solution is so much cleaner and it also shows the space limits very clearly as well.

Magazin Holder for potatoes and onions

Source: http://mimiscraftyworld.blogspot.com.au

This is a very sleek solution to store onions and potatoes in your pantry. These vegetables like to be stored in an airy, dark, and cool place. Always take them out of the plastic bags.
These particular magazine holders are from Amazon.

Magazin Holder for Glad Wrap
Source: http://www.chicaandjo.com/2009/06/15/scrapbook-paper-organizers-in-the-kitchen/

This is a very neat solution to store things like Glad wrap, baking paper, or aluminium foil.

Magazin Holder for cutting boards
Source: http://www.chicaandjo.com/2009/06/15/scrapbook-paper-organizers-in-the-kitchen/

Store your smaller chopping boards neatly in a magazine holder. I’m not sure about the plastic one used in this example. I would probably rather try with a metal or wooden one so it’s actually strong enough to stand alone.

Magazin Holder for boxes

Source: http://www.apartmentapothecary.com/photo/ikea-kitchen-storage-solutions/

Who doesn’t love IKEA products? Well, I really like this wooden magazine holder that is used in this example to store smaller items. If you don’t want to damage your door, you could use another favourite product of mine: 3M Command hanging strips.

 

Magazin Holder for paper plates

Source: http://organizingmadefun.blogspot.com.au/2015/06/rv-organizing-and-storage-hacks-small.html

Do you throw parties from time to time? How about storing your paper or plastic plates, serviettes, or even placemats in a magazine holder? As you can see in this example, a wider than usual one has been used.

By the way, if you love RV hacks, check out these awesome storage tips here:

https://www.your-rv-lifestyle.com/rv-space-saving-ideas/

Magazin Holder for freezer
Source: http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/home-improvement/diy-storage-ideas/

Struggling with a messy freezer? Try to use plastic magazine holders to keep it organised!

Magazine Holders as Gift Hampers

Magazin Holder for gift hamper

Source: http://www.anniefranceschi.com/anniemade/1250)

Well, this is quite an extraordinary idea and can of course not only be used for engagement gifts but all kinds of other gift hampers.

Magazin Holder for gift wrapping
Source: http://bethybrat-bloomingwhereimplanted.blogspot.com.au/2009/04/scs-box-swap-mini-magazine-holders.html

If you’re creative you can transform a simple magazine holder into a beautifully decorated gift as this example shows.

Magazine Holders in the Wardrobe

Magazin Holder for thongs

Source: https://www.hgtv.ca​

In Aussie land people just loooove thongs and this storage idea could come in handy if you’ve got more than one pair. You could of course also use it for other flat shoes.

 

Magazine Holders used in your hobby / craft space

Magazin Holder for wool
Source: http://laughingpurplegoldfish.blogspot.com.au/2008/08/spring-cleaning.html

I love to knit and crochet but my stock fits into one box. However, if you do have heaps of yarn, you might like this storage option.

Use Magazine Holders in your Office

Magazin Holder for mail station
Source: https://tipjunkie.com/how-to-make-a-mail-station-ikea-hack-3/

Do you need a mail station? Why not use the versatile KNUFF magazine holder from IKEA?

 

Magazin Holder for paper storage
Source: http://www.ikeahackers.net/2011/07/knuff-is-e-knuff.html

Another simple yet effective idea about how spare paper can be stored in your home office.

Magazin Holder for mail sorter
Source: http://www.ikeahackers.net/2012/10/a-bigger-better-mail-sorter-with-knuff.html?utm_source=pulsenews&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Feed:+Ikeahacker+(ikeahacker)

This creator has been even more creative and decorated the KNUFF magazine holders. You’ll find the instructions by clicking on the link to the source.

Magazin Holder for router hiding
Source: http://www.designocd.com/2012/08/equipment-organization/

Routers or modems don’t look very good and there are a few solutions out there showing us how to hide these machines. However, I reckon none of them is as simple as using a nice magazine holder.

 

Use Magazine Holders for various stuff around the house

Magazin Holder for landing launch station
Source: http://www.designsponge.com/2008/09/diy-wednesdays-catch-all-shelf.html

Here’s another use for the KNUFF magazine holder that is rather simple but very effective. Finally there are no more excuses for losing the keys in a messy home because everything now has its place, right?!

 

Magazin Holder for bedside table
Source: http://brickcitylove.com/2009/10/27/bedside-tables/

Who would have thought that you can even make furniture out of a simple magazine holder!? Click on the above link if you’re interested in building one yourself.

Magazine Holders in your Bathroom

Magazin Holder for hair dryer

Source: http://dixieofalltrades.blogspot.com/2012/04/hair-dryer-storage-project-complete.html

An oldie but a goodie … store your hair dryer, your hair straightener, your razor, or other grooming utensils in a simple magazine holder. Whether you affix it to the door, or to the side of your vanity using 3M Command hanging strips, or just put it in the cupboard, it will keep your appliances tamed.

 

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