Tuesday, September 18, 2012

barn door meets desk drawers...


You know that cleaning isn't really cleaning to me unless I can rearrange something ~ 
or even better... 


make something!


meet my new favorite piece in the whole house!


it's barn door meets desk drawers!


I have had the barn door all summer, 
I got it from Nancy's sale,
Thank you Nancy!!
it's huge, 7 1/2 feet long
(sadly, mostly leaned up against a tree in the back yard)
and then a few weeks ago while running errands,
I popped into a garage sale and found the two desk pieces.
The man sold them for both, the top was no where to be found,
but that was o.k. I already knew that I had the PERFECT top!
are you ready for this?
The whole piece was only $30.00 to make!

Doing something nice for my house felt sooooo good,
that I decided to continue and actually clean it!
Oh my gosh, it has been ignored all summer but you know how it goes,
as soon as inspiration hits, you grab it!
I love the new shelves in the kitchen also,
they add that industrial look that I love.

I'm hoping that the sun will cooperate soon and I can take some non-blurry pics.
but I couldn't wait...
I was just too excited to show all of you my new barn door counter!

Thanks for stopping by!
love,
Theresa
xoxoxoxo

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17 comments:

  1. I love that! 7-1/2', huh? That's B-I-G. But how perfect to find the desk pieces to sit it on. And the little curtain puts the finishing touch on it.

    I had to laugh, though. You sound like me about the house cleaning. Just about the only time I want (or am willing) to clean is if I'm in a rearranging mood or get something new. :-)

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  2. What a fabulous idea, and a resonably priced one at that! Lovely.
    Maureen

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  3. I have stuff from years ago! Then it hits you, I could do this with that!!! I know exactly what your talking about. Love the re-purpose! 8^)

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  4. I purchased barn doors from Nancy as well. They finally got hung in my living room today of all days. So, imagine my surprise when I saw your post. I love my doors!! Great idea for yours. Love it!!

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  5. it's like it was meant to be....even if it did take you sometime to put them together. I have things for years that still haven't found their partner:)
    x
    C

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  6. Wow! That's an amazing piece! I just found you through Primp and LOVE your blog and your style! I'm your newest follower :)
    Susan

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  7. Theresa
    That is amazing!!! I love the marriage of the two. Great upcyle and so much function!

    Have a great week my friend

    xoxo
    Kate

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  8. Painting or rearranging is the only way to motivate me to actually clean!
    Love the desk and what a deal. I looked at some barn doors here in Dallas and the price? Sit down girl...they were $350...EACH!
    Good going!
    XO
    Deb

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  9. I have a door on my porch waiting for it's new life, it's reincarnation. Wish I had the room to do what you did! LOVE it!
    How were the shows? Great I hope. I had my fingers crossed all weekend..I was walking across the street with Ben and we were talking about my blog and I thought of you and I sent up a quick prayer on your behalf right outside West Elm... Did it land over your way? <3

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  10. You clever girl! I so miss your posts. I don't think I have done anything creative in a very long time, but you are giving me the bug! Love your repurposing! Come and visit me at my new blog! www.maggiescrazytalk.blogspot.com

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  11. What fun..just an adorable Vintage desk. Don't you love it when a plan just falls into place. Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend.

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  12. Love your piece you made with the barn door!! Really great. Also, love all of your pumpkins.

    Judy

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  13. Love your "new" desk!! So great!!!

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