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The beautician in the assisted living community where I work said she was have a problem keeping everyone’s glasses sorted, once they took them off while she was working on them. Here is a quick solution to this or perhaps other storage issues you may have.
I took a small wooden crate, about 8 X 12 and cut two balsa wood shelves to fit inside, securing them with wood glue
A couple of quick coats of pink spray paint
Add some whimsical polka dots just for fun and then a top coat of clear sealer.
Stick on some chalkboard labels so she can write her client’s name on the cubby where she places their glasses;
Keep watching for our remake challenges this month. We are still working on the sea scape table remake, but the weather has been just too cold to be able to pour the resin top in a ventilated area.
The first remake challenge for February is this:
One of my readers wanted to turn this old entertainment center into a play station for her toddler son. While I have seen many ideas like this for little girls, I have not seen any for little boys, let’s see what we can do with this one.
First I sanded off the old finish and removed one of the doors. With HOUSEMATES help, we removed the bottom broken frame and added rollers to the bottom. I spray painted the whole thing hammered steel and gave it some bright red accents, just like the big tool box in HOUSEMATES immaculate garage.
HOUSEMATE kind of got into this project with me and he attached some peg board to the open back of the piece. Of course, we had to add a jar filled with toy nails like every guy has in his garage.
Since this project is for a toddler, I did not want to use the metal hangers that would normally go on a peg board, so I found some semi stretchable cord and wove it in and out of the pegboard to make places to hang tools.
I found some half priced decorations at Hobby Lobby, added red shelves and door and a yardstick at the side. Slipped some play tools onto the pegboard and…
Hope the little guy likes his new play area.
Don’t forget to send me pictures of something you would like to remake this month!