Book Page Totes

6:39:00 AM


I repurposed a couple of small, old drawers today...

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you almost don't recognize them as drawers anymore.


book page totes www.homeroad.net

They were the small drawers from a plate rack that
hung on the wall. The drawers were cute so I grabbed them...
the plate rack, not so much!

I added 2 pieces of wood to the sides of the drawers, then a chair spindle on one and a piece of decorative wood 
on the other for handles. 

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Each box got a coat or 2 of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
and then clear wax. 

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I decoupaged book pages to the bottoms of the box then added
keys and locks for decoration. 

I used a product called Gilding Wax on the key and the lock to 
coordinate the colors of the metal. 

 This product is great and a tiny jar will last you 
the rest of your life.  

Put a dab on your finger and just rub it on whatever you want to have a gilded effect. It can be done on wood as well as the metal. The gilding wax comes in many colors, 
today I am using King Gold.

book page totes www.homeroad.net

book page totes www.homeroad.net

These drawers look a whole lot better as totes!


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11 comments

  1. These are adorable! Now to find some small old drawers!

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  2. These totes turned out just great! I love the handles and the hardware.

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  3. How cute! I love the one with the spindle handle especially!

    Blessing...
    ~Sherri

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  4. These are so cool, Susan! Drawers! Must look for drawers more closely...

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  5. Love these! Now I need to find a little drawer or two or three.......

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  6. I love your totes! They are super cute!

    Gigi @ Old World Patina

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  7. I love seeing such novel uses for everyday things! I mean, I've passed up so many little drawers over the years, now I'll be looking at them with a different eye for sure! Thanks for the tip on the gilding wax. xoKathleen

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