Retold by Libby

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.

 

 

Step 6. Bulletin Board

-$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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One thought on “Retold by Libby

  1. What a blessing you are to all whose lives you touch. Thank you for sharing your talents and your love of our Lord. Can’t wait to see your posts!!

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