Monday, February 25, 2013

Type Drawer


Those large, shallow drawers are amazing to play with.  All those little nitches are perfect for storing all manner of treasures - it's just a matter of deciding which treasures and how best to display them.

So without further ado, let me introduce you to the old, brown typedrawer:
 
This one had been painted a flat brown when I got it.  I decided I'd go with a cream color for the update.

(The creative process: I had leftover cream colored paint.) 

My first thought had been to make it a jewelry holder, but the horizontal dividers are very thin and brittle, so I opted not to try to install hooks.





3 comments:

Julie said...

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kyred said...

The new color is lovely, and I am sure you will find something creative to do with it. Let us know how it turns out. :)

Pretty Knitty said...

You could probably string yarn or tiny necklace chain to hang earrings from...orrrr you could drill tiny holes right through the edges of the dividers. Or none of the above. what about thimbles (because I know you need another collection). lol!