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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Curbside find tv stand

So I cruise craigslist 100 times a day, everyday...well that might be a little excessive but I scan it A LOT! Sent the hubs out one day after work to pick up just the bottom of a tv armoire. I knew that he wouldn't get the whole thing, so I asked for the bottom and the feet..

It's not the prettiest thing, and it was soooooo dirty.  It went on my porch and I walked past it everyday thinking.."What can I do with this?" So one day I got the saw out and cut about 9 inches off the back.  I primed the back half...should it be a shoe storage cabinet?  Should it be a kids kitchen? Should I replace the waterfall dresser I was using as a tv stand...
I've been thinking of cutting the back off this dresser because it stuck out too far from the wall. Still thinking...
Living room!  Well I love my red living room, and it's been red for about 4 years, but I haven't been happy with it. I have an obsession and a confession...I HAVE to rearrange my furniture at least once a month.  And in that process, I have to get new to me pieces of furniture for the new arrangements.
It's been cold, and yucky, so LET'S PAINT!
I also had to get a new coffee table..BEFORE
And since this rambling started with a curbside find...here's my new tv stand.
And one more of the living room transformation!
It's not done, but it's getting better!
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marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What an amazing find. I love it and such fabulous storage. Your redo is wonderful. Love the coffee table too. Great job on both. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Christine Graves said...

Great Find Love it!

Stacey said...

Looks really awesome Rachel! I love the blue you chose. I think York's Craigslist is much better than mine - lucky you!
Thanks for sharing - have a blessed week!
Stacey of Embracing Change

Rachel said...

Thank you ladies! Stacey, my craigslist has been lacking lately and it's driving me insane! Many of the pieces out there right now are so expensive! I appreciate all your lovely comments!