Before & After: Trashed TV Cart Finds New Purpose

published Apr 6, 2015
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(Image credit: Kathy)

Kathy saved this little cart from the trash, and decided to give it a new job, and a new (removable!) top!

(Image credit: Kathy)

From Kathy:

This vintage TV stand was on its way to the garbage when I rescued it. I was inspired by the printed side of a coffee bean burlap bag to create a coffee cart ideal for a small apartment or office.

A little spray paint can go a long way. I spray painted the frame of the cart in black, the metal on the casters in gold and I used Mod Podge to adhere the burlap to the bottom shelf of the cart.

I love to repurpose and reuse items I have in my workshop so I continued with this theme and we recycled pallet wood to create a portable tray, reused a small vintage frame, a mug tree and a mason jar to hold coffee beans.

I topped off the project with a wreath made with recycled cardboard, coffee filters and jute webbing.

Any java drinker can relate….Coffee first and then hustlin’.

For more photos and details, check out Kathy’s blog, The Salvaged Boutique.

Thank you Kathy!