Rolling Dorm Room Caddy Makeover

I’ve got a fun DIY project for you today: a rolling dorm room caddy makeover! This rolling caddy could be used in the bathroom, in an apartment as pretty storage, or in a dorm room. It all starts with a basic white rolling storage caddy from Home Depot, and ends with a piece of gorgeous decor!

Dorm Room Storage Cart Makeover

This is a sponsored post for DecoArt. The project idea and tutorial are 100% my own. Special thanks – as always – to DecoArt for their support! 

My goal?

To show how you can turn a basic storage piece into fun home decor with stencils and paint!

I saw this simple rolling wood storage caddy online at Home Depot:

Rolling Wood Storage Caddy

What I love about this storage is how slim it is, yet it can hold so much.

This rolling storage cart is perfect for many a small apartment or dorm room, where quite often our storage performs double duty as furniture that’s visible.

If you like white you’re all set, but I wanted to make this over with my favorite chalky finish paints!

Storage for small spaces

Before assembly, I painted each piece separately. It’s so much easier to paint before putting anything together!

Dorm Room Caddy Makeover

Once it was painted with a vibrant base coat, I added some stenciling.

Dorm Room Caddy Paint Makeover

I repeated the single design to make it look like a pattern.

repeat stencil design to make pattern

You can see my complete tutorial – including a list of supplies and step-by-step images – on the DecoArt website!

DecoArt Dorm Room Caddy DIY screenshot

Click on the image above or click here:

Rolling Chalky Finish Dorm Room Caddy

Slim Storage Caddy

Chalky Finish Dorm Room Furniture

Storage Cart with Wheels

There are so many uses for this type of rolling storage caddy. I’m using mine in my craft room.

Happy crafting!

~Laura

 

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