DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

I wanted to do something fun & creative for diaper storage for Jason’s nursery.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

When I decided to do a vintage USMC theme in the space, I got the idea to use an ammo can. It probably sounds weird to some people, but I thought it would be a great statement piece. And get it: Ammo- Diapers? Diapers are certainly a mom’s ammo. Haha!

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

I couldn’t find one for less than $20… and then I remembered that I had the right paint color & lots of boards left over from his airplane. So I got my build on & grabbed some supplies.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

These are the basic cuts I made for the box. I decided to keep it open, rather than having a lid.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

I screwed the corners together by using corner braces. It was super easy.

Don’t mind the yellowish photos, most my projects take place at night… thus the ugly colored photos.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

Since we used shelving boards, we screwed the base and lower edges together as well.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

I painted it using grey & green paint, and then hand lettered the wording on.

DIY Ammo Can Diaper Box

It’s much better than having a bag or box of diapers laying around. To refill I just push the plastic holding the diapers down.

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