So what do you do when you’ve created something you love, like this in your home
and you suddenly have to move? Well first you cry…then pout…and then you get over it and create something else even more awesome! Ha well that’s sorta my goal.
This past weekend we scored all this scrap wood at Lowe’s for a 5$ cutting fee. This is where it pays off to have both a good negotiator husband and also one who can do carpentry 🙂 He also says he’s the fancy behind the Fancy Frugal and doesn’t get enough credit. That’s probably true. Thanks Dear!
Remember when I was driving down my street and spotted this on the side of the road.? I thought about turning it into a puppet theater or lemonade stand for the kids. But then we moved
and my husband actually thought of the idea to use it as craft storage. That’s the smartest idea I’ve ever heard! Right? There’s this nook under the stairs between our dining and living room perfect for a small work area. I also brought in these two white shelves that used to be in the garage.
My husband made a counter from the scrap wood. He’s good at this stuff and credits all the bars he made in his fraternity house basement during college! lol Thank goodness for that. 🙂
He screwed wood to the top of this new organizer we picked up from Lowe’s and also to the wall.
Then trimmed that out with another piece of wood.
Then I painted it all white.
My original adhesive shelf paper from the old craft closet was purchased at TJ Maxx.
I went to every location I could think of and no one had it.
Then when we moved to CA I found this one at our TJ Maxx.
I also painted the headboard. Don’t look at all the craft stuff all over the floor. Ugh that’s the next step.
So what do you think? I’m excited about my new space! I might put dowel rods and hooks in the headboard to max out storage opportunities for ribbon or wrapping paper. Or maybe pegboard?