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This would be a cheaper alternative and much easier to make but I am not 100% sold on it. I like the industrial, kind of modern cottage/farmhouse look. So I could maybe do the pallet but add some hardware to it to "industrialize" it a bit more.
|without shelves- imagine it with a new factory cart coffee table!!!|
|the shelves really just seemed to crowd the space.|
I really think I want a bench and a big mirror on this wall. I decided to try this in the room for now. Lesson to be learned here though, never ever ever decide to lug a big heavy awkward piece of furniture down the stairs by yourself. Learn patience and wait for help. Because halfway down the stairs as you balance this awkward piece you will realize just how insane of a person you are.
I went with my daughter to a local "estate" sales warehouse after purchasing these and found a ton more. When I asked the woman about the price she said $10.00 a piece! I of course felt the need to tell her nicely how ludicrous that price was. She reciprocated by refusing to sell me the pallet by the back door that I wanted. Really? So I go home and as I am relating my story to the mister and
And lastly I found this little wire basket -you can find one at Pottery Barn for $69.00. I found this one at a local resale store and offered the guy $5 and he said yes. Score!
So that was my week. I'm off today to go pick up a birthday gift for little Miss Addy who turns 3 tomorrow and maybe I will find a more positive DIY challenge for this upcoming week. Have a wonderful weekend!