esterday I discussed my newest dumpster treasure: a display rack that my neighbors were throwing out. It was a little rusty and in need of TLC when it first came into my posession. Nothing a little spray paint couldn’t fix! Even after a quickie paint job, my new rack (ha!) still was not complete.
The openings in each bin would have allowed my mags to fall right through, hence I needed to make a platform for the shelves. I was looking at materials we have around the house and decided to use flooring left over from our bathroom project. It was already the perfect width and just needed a quick cut to the proper length. Hubs helped me with this part.
I’m a fan of the end result. The wood lends the display an unexpected texture and element, giving it a nicer appearance and visual impact. It reminds me of a display you’d see at a quaint, independent hardware or grocery store.
Of course I couldn’t wait to load it down with my cookbooks and magazines. Being a bit of an organizational fanatic, I first had to categorize my magazines by brand. That’s normal right? Anyhoo, it’s refreshing to have all the majority of my magazines in one place. I think my new piece is adorable and oh so functional. I am very pleased that I didn’t pass this one up!
Daily Drop Cap by Jessica Hische