Pam Edwards
Pam Edwards
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  • Columbus, IN

Upcycled Utility Cart


Found the bottom basket at Hobby Lobby, and the other 2 I found around the house and used leftover paint to make them match. Would be cute in a laundry room!
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Love to find old junk around the garage and make something useful with it! My old piano bench, old shutters that used to hang in my dining room, old boards...
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I made pilot holes and then screwed a cut- to- fit board into the upright shutters.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I cut off the piano bench legs and drilled a hole to accomodate an old dowel I found laying around. Glued the dowel into the leg. Found 2 old casters, so I decided to use them for one side, stationery legs for the other side.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
The piano bench legs worked great.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I drilled holes in the bottom board and glued the legs into place.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I painted the unit a pretty blue.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Added shelf supports too.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Bought fabric and Modgepodged it to a couple of boards I found for shelves and cut to fit.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Modgepodged the fabric to the piano bench seat too.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Added in the shelves.
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
The finished product. I just pick up one end and drag by the wheels. Wish I had a big laundry room, but alas, I don't. Well, it was fun making it by myself anyway!
upcycled utility cart, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling

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  • S.Harley
    on Oct 16, 2015

    WOW--you did a great job and this is such a creative project!

  • Rosemir Fadel
    on Oct 24, 2015

    Pam, me desculpe o palpite eu olhei e vou opinar, Apesar de Você NÃO PEDIR. Você DEVE pintar os pés do Carrinho, ELE COM OS Pés envernizados ficou Estranho .....

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