Friday, July 20, 2012
Friday Find - Shelf
I was happy when I found these old drawers for a quarter a piece. I wasn't sure how I was going to use them but I brought them home anyway. (PS, the radio cart is another find and comes in so handy, we just haven't gotten around to repainting it yet.) I did envision them being lively colors, so a good cleaning, sanding and repainting was in order.
I decided I would sit those little boxes on this old oak shelf I picked up earlier in the day for $5. All I did to this was clean it, a lot - it was nearly black - just filthy. After it dried from it's thorough cleaning, which included light sanding, I put a coat of Restore on it then some beeswax.
By evening everything was dry and I put it on my sewing room's book shelf to hold threads, and scissors, etc.