A few months back I was redecorating our bedroom on a very slim budget. Like, tell your mama to keep an eye out at the yard sales budget, and found myself with everything I needed right at home. Speaking of yard sales I need to hit up some of those this year. Anyways, so that's why I am posting this home decor idea.
I was wanting night stands but not new (at least looking old) and I could care less that they matched. Some times I don't want something to be exactly center or equal numbers or have the same look. To me, it adds character and gives a more laid back feel. Don't get me wrong I love things in line and organized looking but with this I didn't. I had this really small, low style table but it was too low for a night stand. So, I added some height by putting an old picnic basket on top. This is how it turned out.
I am really thinking of painting the table gray but I am not positive. I painted the basket the same color as our other night stand that sits on the other side of the bed.
To give it the "traditional" look I put matching lamps on the night stands.
I repurpose things in my house all the time. So much, in fact, that my husband has to ask, "where did you put that?" OOPS! I have a pile of baskets, candles, and everything else waiting to be used. Do you do this?
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