How far I have come since I started blogging! Over at Curl up and Read, where my About page features the TBR Stacks I had back then, take note of a redwood cart (barely visible) that then housed (almost) my more than 160 unread books.
Once I bought some more actual shelves, I found other uses for the cart, since I love to re-purpose my furniture. The cart was actually intended as a barbecue cart, but I found other uses. Like a shelf in my office, below:
Soon I rearrranged my office and, as a result, found another purpose for the cart:
On to other pieces. A small shelf that found a home in various places beginning with my house in the foothills, see below, where it is topped with collectibles and holding magazines in a cubby:
Now it resides in my office, next to my desk, holding notebooks and a basket; a little worse for wear, but finding its new purpose:
This week I read a book that touted the wonders of re-purposing, and while the book offered much more impressive examples, I couldn’t help but feel a connection to what the authors of Open House were offering. (Click title for my review).
Do you enjoy re-purposing furnishings? What draws you to some pieces over others?