I love the hunt….you know the kind that might involve dust, dirt and a little grime. You know…the thrift store!
It's time for another thrift store makeover.
Along with this group of talented ladies, I'm sharing my challenge for the month: A desktop Organizer
I purchased this piece at the Restore in Southport, NC last Labor Day weekend. It has been sitting waiting to be turned into something fresh. Something that is worthy of moving into the house.
I bought a small bag of small appliques at the craft store and just glued one with wood glue to cover up the hole at the top. It was probably used to hang it on a wall.
I then spray painted the organizer with 2 coats of white spray paint with a built-in primer with a flat finish.
I distressed just the edges with my palm sander. Notice that I used the same hardware. I really wanted to use card catalog pulls and still may replace them if I ever come across them cheap! The ones I saw online were $7 and up. Nope!
Now it really reminds me of those expensive pieces form Pottery Barn and Ballard.
I applied one coat of clear wax and buffed to a slight sheen.
The little drawers are perfect for holding office supplies.
It would also be handy in a craft or sewing room.
You could even use it to store jewelry.
Looking for some more thrift store inspiration? Check out the other projects from these amazing ladies!
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