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Perth dad shares how he made a stylish and functional open wardrobe for just $88 from Kmart

Dad’s clever $88 trick for making a stylish open wardrobe – and high-end versions cost more than $300

  • A dad has shared how he created a stylish open wardrobe concept for just $88
  • The Perth man had a $100 budget but couldn’t find anything with his price range
  • He found Kmart’s open wardrobe units for just $22 and bought four of them
  • The handy dad creatively arranged the four units to perfectly fit his space
  • He impressed thousands after sharing his work to a popular Facebook group 

A thrifty dad has created a stylish and functional open wardrobe for just $88 using shelves from Kmart. 

The Perth man wowed thousands after showcasing his handy work in a post to the popular Facebook group Kmart Hacks & Décor. 

He said it took him just half an hour to put together the storage solution using four of Kmart’s $22 open wardrobes with shelves and he installed some neon strip lights for extra decoration. 

A Perth dad has impressed thousand with his open wardrobe solution he created using four Kmart shelving units for $88

He said it took him just half an hour to put together the storage solution using four of Kmart's open wardrobes with shelves and he installed some neon strip lights for extra decoration

He said it took him just half an hour to put together the storage solution using four of Kmart’s open wardrobes with shelves and he installed some neon strip lights for extra decoration

‘Open wardrobe mini hack. Had a budget of under $100 for an open wardrobe. Most sets cost over 2 to $300 if your looking Ikea, Bunnings, Fantastic Furniture etc. Went to Kmart and got four of these totalling to $88,’ he wrote in the post. 

‘Already had the Kmart neon strip so added it to the top. 30 mins and four cable ties later.. winning.’

The dad cleverly assembled the four hanging and shelving units to fit the room and maximise his storage space. 

He stacked two of the units' hanging compartments on top of each other then placed their shelves under the remaining two units

He stacked two of the units’ hanging compartments on top of each other then placed their shelves under the remaining two units 

The man had a budget of $100 for his wardrobe and couldn't find anything to put in it below a few hundred dollars then discovered Kmart's open wardrobe for just $22

The man had a budget of $100 for his wardrobe and couldn’t find anything to put in it below a few hundred dollars then discovered Kmart’s open wardrobe for just $22

He stacked two of the units’ hanging compartments on top of each other then placed their shelves under the remaining two units. 

Hundreds of fellow group members took to the comments to say how impressed they were with the man’s ingenious wardrobe result.

‘That looks amazing, we’ve started renovating again and I want to do something simple and open for storage in the bedroom, I love this,’ one person said. 

‘Was literally just trying to brain storm a wardrobe! Thanks, well done,’ another wrote while a third responded: ‘For $88, you can’t argue with that!’.   

‘Just make sure you stick to the weight limit or they start to fall and the plastic connectors split. But it looks so good,’ a fourth person warned. 

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