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I asked Scotty if he would add some shelves for me. He had some scrap lumber that would do the trick, so he went to work adding shelving for me...well for him too since it will store both of our stuff. ;)
So now I have some extra space to put all of our stuff:
They turned out pretty darn nice for a bunch of scrap wood. Even the trim around the edges is leftover fence boards that he ripped down on his table saw. I love that we are finding ways to use up this old scrap wood (besides as fuel for our chiminea).
It didn't take long to fill them up with our stuff. I haven't had a chance to get them all dolled up for a party yet. Grin. We have a huge purging and organizing project that includes this closet, the laundry room/pantry, and the storage area in the garage. It needs to get done soon. Until then, we don't want to do too much more with this area ~ because we aren't sure what will end up here.
This works for now.
I was able to fit my painted wooden chest in here ~ to the right of the shelves. (I have retro~fitted this chest with hanging files and folders for my records ~ it's pretty handy). My black travelling scrapbook bag is down in the angle of the closet and I have a rolling craft cart that I pull out daily for the preschoolers arts and crafts.
The chest makes a nice surface for our tote bags...the flowery one for Sadie and her pooch stuff, and the wicker bag with beach towels...for when we go into the hot tub.
Expect great things from this closet space. We are working on several projects ~ not to mention the Great Organization Project of 2012 to include: the laundry room, pantry, stairwell closet and garage storage area! I want it all to be pretty and practical when we are done. I think it's about time for a good purge!
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I think it's time for the hot tub. :)
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