Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Spice Rack Bookshelf Take 2

Since we did a little remodel in my son’s room, I thought his little spice rack bookshelf needed a remodel as well. Here’s what we started with…

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Notice how there’s 3 shelves and now there’s only 2? Yeah, well, little mister decided to try and climb the shelves. Like a ladder. Like he was a fireman. Trying to reach the highest book. Or maybe the roof of some imaginary building on fire. That’s my little guy---always the hero. Anyway, The bottom one came crashing down prompting parents to run like maniacs upstairs to see what the loud noise was all about (did I mention this was after bedtime?). Come to find a little guy on the ground screaming (of fear more than anything) and 2 giganto holes in the wall.

We spackled them in before we painted. Two shelves are plenty.

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After using my favorite yellow spray paint, summer squash, by Krylon we had a little makeover. Looove it! Not too bright, not too dull.

Perfect!

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So far, no injuries since putting them shelves back up. And little man (ok, his mom) is slightly in love.

5 comments:

  1. I love the makeover! That yellow is such a happy color. My son is outgrowing his PB white bookshelves (a hand-me-down from when his 15 y/o sis was a baby) and your spice rack shelves look much more appropriate for my now 8 y/o little guy. Plus, I think I can use his PB bookshelves as a plate rack (tee hee *rubs hands together in evil contemplation*). Thanks for the inspiration. Robyn

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  2. I like the yellow as it highlights the books more! So very cute. In our son's room we're using a vintage dish display rack for a book rack but my office could use some of these!

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  3. LOL at him climbing up them. Totally sounds like my kids.

    I loooove that yellow! Putting that on my MUST BUY SOON list!!

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  4. Too cute! I am turning a spare room into a play room for the grands and I saw somewhere else where someone had used spice racks for books shelves! I thought it was a great idea! I love the yellow! Thanks for sharing. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  5. Love this project! Have you linked it up with me yet at Wow Us Wednesday?

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