Let’s Pretend I’m a DIY Blogger.

So, here’s the story.

I got fed up with not having enough drawer space in our kitchen. So I started googling ideas for more kitchen storage. And the thought popped up in my head, “I wonder if I can make a kitchen island… like, a rolling kitchen island that has more storage and counter space…”

So I googled. And low and behold, I saw these:

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So naturally I started Craigslist hunting. And Goodwill hunting. And stalking sketchy neighborhoods for thrown out pieces of furniture. And finally, I found this:

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I brought it home and told my terrified husband that “it would only be a weekend project.”

Unfortunately, it ended up having a couple flaws I didn’t realize until I brought it home. The bottom legs would not really support wheels to make it how I wanted, and it was a tad wobbly.

So Mark ended up having to help, as he presumed he would. He sawed off the unusable legs, got plywood, evened everything out, and made it happen.

After that it took a lot of sanding, stripping, and sweating, and then I got to do the fun part: Painting.

 

Mark plopped wheels onto the bottom, and here it is!

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It’s perfect for our kitchen storage needs.

Cutting boards and stuff…

Measuring stuff…
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TUPPERWARE STORAGE, PRAISE THE HEAVENS!

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A cat stuff drawer…
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You get the point. It’s awesome.

Anyway. I’m totes not a DIY-er blogger, but in case anyone else wanted inspiration for a storage solution, here you go! It’s hard work, but it is already paying off.

 

 

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