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Peek-a-Boo Changing Table

This $50 entertainment armoire-turned-changing table keeps diapers, wipes and other baby supplies close and easily hidden when guests pop in.
Difficulty: Easy
I saved the cabinet from a bad paint job and dusty corner in a thrift store a few years ago. Up until now, it has been used as a entertainment cabinet. When we decided to mount our TV, I was a little sad that we no longer had a purpose for this piece. I was sort of pouting about sending it away as I cleaned up my first floor, which was cluttered with baby supplies. That's when it hit me! The armoire could give me a mini-nursery space on the first floor to save me from running up and down the stairs all day.
I keep diapers, wipes, baby linens and bath supplies in here. I love that I have a place to stand and change diapers instead of trying to change my newborn son on the sofa.
Best of all, I can close the doors when company comes and hide it all!

To see more: http://www.ourstoriedhome.com

  • Mary Insana
    Mary Insana Pittsburgh, PA
    on Aug 1, 2014

    What a great idea. And when baby is too big you can put shelves inside for clothes, books and other goodies.

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Aug 1, 2014

    Great idea!

  • Amanda @ Our Storied Home
    Amanda @ Our Storied Home Georgetown, KY
    on Aug 1, 2014

    Thank you! We actually have this in our dining room on our first floor. With the doors closed, no one can tell it is hiding baby supplies and I've also tucked away coloring books and other goodies for our three-year-old!

  • Kathy  Connolly
    Kathy Connolly Angola, NY
    on Aug 1, 2014

    I love the color you painted the armoire. That's just the color I have in mind for my kitchen cabinets. What brand and color name Is it?

    • Jill Morse
      Jill Morse North Ridgeville, OH
      on Aug 7, 2014

      @Kathy ConnollyLook into Annie Slone's Chalk paint. I use it and LOVE it!

  • Amanda @ Our Storied Home
    Amanda @ Our Storied Home Georgetown, KY
    on Aug 2, 2014

    Hi, Kathy! Unfortunately, I did the actual refinishing of this cabinet three years ago and that color has been discontinued. Like you, I love the color and have been on the hunt for something similar. The closest match I have found is Nostalgia by Valspar. http://www.lowes.com/pd_93707-4-40076ANOSTALGIA_0__?productId=3324866

    • Sue Howard
      Sue Howard Fremont, OH
      on Aug 7, 2014

      @Amanda @ Our Storied Home Go to lowes....they can colormatch almost anything!

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