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    Minimal construction transforms a traditional piece of bedroom furniture into an unexpected multi-tasker -- a bulletin board, filing cabinet, and mini office, all in one.
    February 2, 2011
    • Lauryn Johnson

      Perfect to redo my hope chest!! Home Office Organizing Tips and DIY Projects-Hide your filing cabinet inside a chest when not in use by creating a Mini Office in a Chest. it can also double as extra seating by throwing a few throw pillows on top. The inside of the chest drawer doubles as a cork board for pinning important notices.

    • Leticia Zapata

      Looks nicer than standard file cabinets - Mini Office in a Chest. Looking for garage storage idea? Let us be a resource.

    • Jess Bauman

      Filing cabinets are ugly and not functional I really like this idea - Mini Office in a Chest: Keep folders, supply organizers -- even a bulletin board -- right inside a chest in your bedroom.

    • Tiffany Williams

      Way cuter than a file cabinet: Mini Office in a Chest: No space for a home office? Keep folders, supply organizers -- even a bulletin board -- right inside a chest in your bedroom.

    • Linda Hayslett

      Here's another great idea from Martha Stewart's back catalog of space saving solutions, converting a traditional blanket chest into a "multitasking mini office". Inside, an organizer's dream is revealed: bulletin board, filing cabinet, stationery supplies drawer organizers...

    • Kim Oyler

      Creative Small Home Office Ideas. Love the trunk filing cabinet. Link does nit lead anywhere FYI.

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