Numbered Shelf – PB Inspired

ok…we’ve all seen and drooled over it, right?
THE cubby
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but of course it’s from PB and costs
millions and millions of dollars.
{ok – so NOT REALLY that high of a price tag but well beyond my budget, I’m afraid!}
So what’s a frugal cottage girl to do?
Make one that fits the style and wallet bill.  Here’s what I came up with:
 
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Good old goodwill delivered up a plain jane crate and put distress ink pad over it and then I painted an oval shape for the background to each compartment

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and added scrapbook number stickers.
 
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I’m lovin the little spots already and the top is a great extra place to put craft junk display space as well!

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Right now the top is holding vintage levels and measuring sticks…mmmm
 
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Not bad for $1 – yep one little buckaroo!
 
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DREAMING…..
 
If I had a big fat wallet --- mmmm I like these white ones too:
 
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And if only I could make these instantly appear here in my cottage…now THAT would be a good trick!
 
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and I also want a trolley coffee table…mmmmm that cubby in the background is divine, isn’t it?
 
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6 comments:

  1. cubbies are fun aren't they? Like 'em all!

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  2. Love it, love it, love it! Alyssa of Boston Bee

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  3. I love your version. Looks like you found the perfect spot to display it too! Great job.

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  4. Okay, I don't know why, but I have not seen that PB item. However, you are correct, it's awesome! You did a great job recreating it!
    I was at Salvation Army the other day and there was a typsetters' drawer like the one that is on the wall in the photo of the trolley (but much smaller) for only $2, and I passed it up!! Now I'm kicking myself.

    Thanks for joining my party!

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  5. That is awesome...and for only $1!! The cubby in that last picture is great....I want one!

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  6. This is great and at $1 truly unbelievable. Holly I have added the link to PB verison of this http://www.potterybarn.com/products/cubby-organizer/?catalogId=91&cm_src=AutoRel

    I love this Numbered Inspired Shelf. I just recently started a Forum called PBchitchat.com and just linked to your PB inspired design because of your awsomeness :)

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