Category Archives: Furniture

Citymade spring clean

While we were busy getting ready for our second Farmer’s Market of the season, we took a look around our work space and thought it needed a bit of spring cleaning. One of the things that inspired the clean up … Continue reading

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Cabinet re-do

Carol here. When we had our oldest, James, some one gave us a large changing table. It was hand made and really large. Perfect for storing diapers and baby clothes. Now that there are no more babies in my house, … Continue reading

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Up-cycled Day bed

Kids grow so fast!  Anna and Lauren had been sharing a twin sized bed for a while .  Bedtime was growing more and more complicated with the girls telling us they were, “squished”.  Buying a new piece of furniture, especially … Continue reading

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Super Easy Crate Shelf

We are pretty sure, if you were a college student or lived on your own when you were twenty-something, you had a shelf like this. With this project we introduced citymade son, Colin, to the wonders of crate shelving. We … Continue reading

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Bathroom Shelf re-do

There is a house. In the house there is a bathroom. In the bathroom there is a shelf. An ugly shelf, in a bathroom, in a house. Well, no more! Now the shelf is a nicely covered with beautiful fabric … Continue reading

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Printing Cabinet to Thread Shelf

If you don’t know, Christian and I (Carol) are the proud owners of a printing press. Christian bought it right before we were married, so I guess, in a way, it counts as a wedding gift. .  .? Anyway, when … Continue reading

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Thrifty organizer to fun shelf

Our final thrift store find was this drawer organizer for silverware. Honestly, it was nice, but it looked to large to fit in any kitchen drawer we had. We decided to decoupage some Pokemon characters and use it as a … Continue reading

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The best writing’s got an angle

Much of our house is devoted to the the storage of books. We have three bookshelves in the front room, one in the parents bedroom, 2 in the kids bedroom and three more in the office. Book shelves may be … Continue reading

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It’s a stimulating beverage AND a furniture cleaner

Jeff’s coffee addiction and filthy chair cancel each other out in today’s repurposing post. Continue reading

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A drawer re-thought

We took an old, not-so-nice looking drawer and re-thought it into a handy way to store things under a table or a bed. We painted the old drawer a rose color. Added some casters from an old piece of furniture … Continue reading

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