This is such a good idea! I've built a couple of similar cubbies for outdoor use--one for all of the spray nozzles near the garden hose and one in the carport for our grandsons' sidewalk chalk and bug-catching gear. Great to have what you need close at hand!!
GENIUS…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.