Holiday Craft Inspiration from Your Storage Unit Experts

Crafting is so much fun and there’s no better time to pull out the hot glue gun than the holidays! Our team of storage unit experts at Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks has scanned the Internet to find some of the cutest and coolest holiday craft creations. So, clear your afternoon and grab your friends and family…it’s time to create!

  • Pom Pom Christmas Tree – This craft is so adorable and we love that you can go traditional, with green and red pom poms, or make it unique, like the one shown below. All you’ll need is a pom pom maker, yarn, a foam cone, hot glue gun, scissors and green construction paper.

Pom Pom Tree from Storage Experts

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How to Use Leftover Paint – Tips from your Storage Unit Experts

Storage units are great for conveniently keeping things like furniture that you’re not currently using or holiday decorations that are cluttering up your closets. At Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks, we’re also considered to be some people’s “garage away from garage.” Imagine… you could have plenty of space for your cars while still having convenient access to other things you would typically keep there. For instance… leftover paint from your at-home painting project.

But even better than storing leftover paint, check out these ideas for creative ways to finish off the remains in the paint can. We’ve queried our guests from Calabasas to Camarillo, and these ideas rose to the top as our favorites.

Painted bookshelves

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Homemade Classroom Valentines – Ideas from Your Newbury Self-Storage Team

Kids love crafts, and so does the Newbury Self-Storage Team at Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks! So, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner we thought we’d share some of our favorite ideas for creating classroom valentines with that added homemade touch.

Stamped with Love – Even very young kids can create fun valentines using stamps. And there are so many adorable stamps available. We found a super cute set on Etsy that resemble the candy hearts with valentine-inspired sayings on them. Or, check out this selection of valentine-themed stamps! Some are used, but that won’t take away from your fun and they’re priced right! Stamp away and create fun cards like this one!

Homemade Classroom Valentine

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