Friday, February 12, 2010

Ye Olde Changing Table

Handy Man and I bought this changing table way back in about 2000, for the impending arrival of Handy Baby. We found it in a consignment store that sold used and antique furniture and collectibles. We liked it for several reasons:

- it was cheap

- it was sturdy, not flimsy like the changing tables we had been looking at in department stores

- it had nice, deep drawers for storage of all that baby "stuff"

- it was a project. Handy Man painted it white, and we bought a nice pad to put on the top of it for baby changing.

- it was cheap. Seriously, I think we paid less than $70 for it.

The old changing table has now turned into a storage dresser in our guest room upstairs. I loved the changing table, its so cute and charming...but we've decided to put the new/old book case in its place. We no longer have a baby that needs changing, obviously; and there is another dresser in that room for storage, along with an ample closet.

I'm not sure where the changing table will travel to on its next journey...perhaps we will sell it on Craigslist? Maybe we'll find a friend or family member who needs it? Farewell, ye olde changing table...

Linking to:  Coastal Charm/ House of Grace

2 comments:

April said...

I LOVE ye old changing table!!

....so....if it shall make it's way to Craigslist please tell me :)

Karena said...

That is just the best...repurposing!! It is a beautiful chest!

Come and see my latest find, I would love your thoughts!

Karena
Art by Karena

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