Add “Projects On a Budget” section
If you love board games and have an ever-growing collection, you may soon be in need of extra storage. While there are plenty of store-bought options out there, it can be difficult to find one that perfectly fits your needs and budget. To make sure your board game storage meets all of your criteria, why not make it yourself? Not only is DIY board game storage often cheaper than buying it ready-made, but with a bit of creativity and trial and error, you can make something truly unique that fits within your budget too.
For the money-savvy DIYer, there are countless ways to construct a reliable yet inexpensive board game storage system. Start by scouring thrift stores for wooden crates or boxes to hold the different parts of each game. Look for sturdy containers made of natural materials like wood or metal as opposed to plastic which can break easily over time. For extra affordability and easier transportability, try finding collapsable letter trays perfect for sorting pieces into piles in the same space. Once you’ve found the perfect containers, look around the house for smaller items such as pins and hooks which could work as holders too – this way you won’t have to buy everything new. Rectangular cardboard boxes often found in moving kits are also great for holding expansion pieces or cards on their own.
Ready to get creative? With a bit of patience and determination, anyone can make attractive DIY board game storage projects on a budget!
Include “DIY Projects for Small Spaces”
DIY Projects for Small Spaces can be a great way to maximize board game storage in small areas. There are a variety of board game racks and shelves that can fit in small areas like behind the couch or in a corner of the room. Consider repurposing an old wooden bookcase, built-in shelving, or mending two or more small boards together to make a larger holder for multiple games. Additionally, use old boxes to make drawers for pieces and individual compartments for smaller items such as cards. Magnetic boards can be hung on walls for pieces and tiles to stick to, while peg boards make great holders for pawns and components that need bigger spaces. Alternatively, if you are short on space, you can always purchase wall organizers that have magnetic frames, shelves and pockets which allow storage without taking up too much space. Custom label each section with game titles and sizes so that there is less confusion around which game goes where!
Add “Game Room Makeover Ideas”
Game Room Makeover Ideas
1. Hang some fun game-inspired artwork on the walls to add life and personality to your game room. Look for art that celebrates the games you like to play or the type of game you typically enjoy.
2. Light up your game room with accent lighting, including string lights, lava lamps, and even gaming themed lighting like neon signs.
3. Invest in comfortable furniture so your friends and family can lounge as they play their favorite board games in total comfort. Think recliners and bean bags!
4. Add storage bins and shelves where you can easily access all of your board games without having to take out too much space out of your room. You could also look into an old armoire or dresser that could be repurposed for extra storage–leaving enough room in the drawers for those larger board games!
5. Customize an area rug with gaming elements in order to really personalize your space and create a unique look and feel inside your game room.
Incorporate “DIY Projects for Kids”
A great way to incorporate DIY projects for kids is to provide them with safe and fun DIY board game storage ideas. It’s a great way for kids to not only organize their games but also have some ownership of their room. They can customize the boxes, shelves or cubbies in any way they wish and, if you choose to go the re-purposing route, use materials like old shoe boxes or milk cartons – always a great way to use recycled material! Also, you may need to think outside-the-box and purchase small plastic containers that are easily stackable or redesign an old chest of drawers into a storage piece specifically for games so all pieces can stay together in one place! Furthermore, decoupage and stencils offer a great sensory experience as the child creates each box. In addition to these ideas, investing in pull out bins makes cleaning up simple and hassle free.
Include “DIY Projects for Renters”
DIY Projects for Renters – Board Game Storage: Renters often don’t take the time to organize and store their board games between game nights, as it can be hard to store them permanently in rental homes. Fortunately, there are a number of creative do-it-yourself options that renters can use, such as using shoe organizers mounted at an angle on the inside of closet doors. This not only provides an excellent visual display but also makes it easy to access each game. Another way is to upcycle items like wine cases or diaper boxes into cubbies that fit your favorite titles safely and neatly out of the way. These projects take some preparation and creativity but are great alternatives for renters who don’t have long-term furniture or storage solutions.
Include “DIY Projects for Large Collections”
For owners of large board game collections, there are certain DIY projects that can help maximize storage efficiency. One idea is to purchase shelving units or heavy-duty bookcases specifically designed for storing items such as games and books. This will provide easy access to desired items while also keeping them organized and out of the way. Another idea is to upcycle cardboard boxes by covering them in decorative fabric and adding handles to the sides. These boxes can be divided into numerous compartments, making them ideal for separating games by type or age-level. Finally, utilizing wall space can be very helpful for owners of larger collections, as items like partitions or pegboards can create a visually appealing display that’s easy to see and access. With some creativity and resourcefulness, it’s possible to transform a cluttered room into an inviting space full of fun experiences waiting to be explored.
I love playing all kinds of games – from classics like Monopoly to modern favourites like Ticket to Ride.
I created this blog as a way to share my love of board games with others, and provide information on the latest releases and news in the industry.