Monday, December 10, 2012


I recently gave our youngest daughters little table & chair set away and we were left with a blank space that needed a little something.  I was "THIS" close to purchasing a console cabinet for the space.  I was looking for storage for all of her craft supplies while also providing a table top for decor or serving wine etc when hosting a party.  Instead of spending almost $500 on that console, I came up with this idea and with help from my husband, it worked out just right.....We had everything we needed except the  decorative trim so it was almost a no cost project!!

BEFORE:  Blank wall/space

My husband added 2 MDF shelves, one for storage and one for the console top that I painted with some Annie Sloan Old White

I used what containers we had for storing all of her craft & school supplies.
After the paint dried, I made a pleatedd skirt out of drop cloth to hide the "mess/storage"


A little Christmas decor...

I hot glued trim to hide the staples...

Loving my Trader Joe's Rosemary tree!!

Thanks for visiting & please come back soon...
lots more Christmas decor to share!!
xo, Mariaelena

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