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DIY File Organier from Shoe Box
Illustration of how to make magazine or book holders from empty cereal boxes.
For the thrifty-minded: turn cereal boxes into paper/mail tray. Another pinner: "I did it with gorilla tape instead, it makes it sturdier and I don't have to worry about the wrapping paper ripping."