Like most moms, I spend most of my time in the kitchen and I am always grabbing for my planner, calendar, school reminders, homework, etc. Because I am married to a handy husband the only wall in my kitchen fit for “Organization Central” was taken down to give our home a more open layout….so I looked for alternatives. “Hmm, do I really need that pantry under the staircase?” I decided this would be the perfect spot.
Here’s what I did:
Step 1. Empty pantry by finding a new “home” for those items.
Step 2. Remove old pantry door and unwanted shelving.
Step 3. Pre-determine the layout based on your specific needs.
Step 4. Paint interior of former pantry
-I used leftover gray paint from the living room…had just enough!
Step 5. Table Transformation
-Found this for $5 at yard sale, complete with drawer…perfect depth, Jeff just needed to cut width to fit. Kept the legs in garage for another project.
-$2 thrift shop find that I cut to fit in an old picture frame, covered in remnant fabric.
Step 7. Finishing Touches
-Everyday essentials are at my reach (personalized baskets, calendar, canisters filled with pencils, pens, highlighters, scissors, etc.)
-I completed mine with a fun saffron chair.
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