Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Repurposed

Perhaps some of you remember this little number of ours from NYC.  It was the perfect piece of furniture for a small NYC apartment.  Sturdy and lots of storage.  But interestingly enough, it was too big for our new living room.  I thought about selling it.  However, my mother {an interior designer} wisely suggested that since we like it we should take it with us... you never know where you'll find a place for it, she said.  


I'm glad I listened... with a fresh coat of white paint it has become an all in one dresser/toy storage/bookshelf for Bean's new room.  Painting this beast {again} was no easy feat, but so worth it in the end.  I love the brightness it adds and for some reason just being white make it seem like it was made for a child's room.  




It's the perfect size and I love that there is still plenty shelf space available--room to grow if you will.  

12 comments:

  1. You're amazing Amy!! I absolutely love it! More pictures please.

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  2. That does look good. And quite the task. You go, you go! White is so refreshing.

    Yes, my friend, send any and all email address of friends in NYC my way. I would love to chat with your friends (who will hopefully be mine soon). We're actually going to be in the Inwood ward THIS Sunday! So, it would be kinda fun to say hi to new friends. K, thanks! You really are the raddest.

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  3. So cute and fresh - I like it in white a lot.

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  4. Oooo, I love it.

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  5. that is the best hutch thingy ever. so jealous

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  6. Thanks you guys.

    Cali--no you're amazing--I just painted a cabinet.

    Abbie--hope you got my email...good peeps.

    Britty--thanks. We should talk soon.

    Jazz--thanks and thanks.

    Missa--Yeah it was a pretty good craigslist find. We dig it. We should talk soon too.... I really need to come to Denver.

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  7. So pretty! Its amazing what a coat of white paint will do----so fresh.

    thanks for sharing!

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  8. Wow! That turned out really great! Good job.

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  9. sweet. love it.

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  10. Ha ha... I remember that piece. The skeleton head looked great on it. I love the change. It is perfect with that awesome greyish color wall. I hope you are having so much fun with your new house. I can't wait for mine one day.

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  11. migs, where'd you get those white canvas looking bag type things to put toys in? i'm looking for something like that and i can't find it!

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  12. Care--The big ones {not canvas} are from Ikea. The smaller ones I got online from the container store.

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