If you read here now and then you know I recently ‘decluttered‘. If you looked closely at my photo of the pile you may have noticed an old metal serving cart. I bought it at a school auction planning to use it for a microwave cart. Then a week later at another school auction I found another old cart that worked even better for my kitchen. And the second one was much cheaper. So I thought maybe I’d sell the first one. But I
kind of really liked it. So it was stored for awhile and I tried to come up with a use for it. Then I used it in my sewing room for awhile. Not a good idea. It always looked messy. The cart ended up in the declutter pile. Then when I was trying to consolidate the pile and find a place to store a lot of it till garage sale time, I had an idea.
The living room? An old industrial cart? Why YES OF COURSE!! I’ve been wanting an industrial touch in my living room! The basket was in the declutter pile too. I’ve had it for years and I still like it a lot. But for quite awhile it had been sitting in a pile not being used. When I was consolidating my declutter pile I slid the basket onto the cart and a lightbulb went off in my head. I could use the two together! And there you have it. I need to paint the pole on my dress form – I’m so not a maroon lover.
I have liked the look of fun magazines all stacked up on other blogs but never had a good spot to do it myself. Now I do 🙂
I also added some of my vintage yard/meter sticks to my living room decor.
What have you done lately with vintage stuff??
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