Finally having a car is awesome but between the hubs needing everything “in case of emergency” & the baby needing…well just everything…period, the back seat was a tad chaotic…until I made these in less than hour:
After years of complaining about stinky, packed trains, rental car prices & having taxi companies rob us blind we finally decided it was time to invest in a car of our own…a frustrating adventure that finally ended with the purchase of this bit of fabulicious family functionality:
The hubs and I love old wooden furniture and thus are professional Kleinanzeigen-lurkers. We’ve scored some amazing deals: my ginormous 1950’s wardrobe & matching vanity (€80), the gorgeous rocking chair in the munchkin’s room (€8), his massive oak chiffonier (€40) & even our rustic-chic-built-in kitchen (€100) were all discovered in online classifieds. Our greatest find so far was our mint condition 1940’s dining room set for €15! When we went to pick it up they gave us this beauty for free!
…only one little problem…the top looked like this:
As we didn’t want to pay the €300(!) to have it refinished I came up with a (free) ‘temporary’ solution that looks fab, is washable and just may prove to be permanent in the long run!
Here’s how to make your own with objects that are lurking about the house:
Make your own in minutes with only 4 ingredients!