My other half and I have been living in our 325 square foot apartment for a year and a half… but we just now realized that we don’t have any storage for our every day sneakers! So, when my friends at Kreg asked me to partner on a project for Build Something’s website, I jumped at the opportunity to make us a West Elm inspired rustic-industrial style shoe rack for our apartment. This project cost me around $30 in material, and took one day to make! Not too bad for a functional piece of furniture!
Since moving into my studio apartment, I have been looking for the perfect dresser/entertainment center combination that has existed in my head. Needless to say… I couldn’t find what I was looking for anywhere. So, I built one! I had a tight budget and timeline for this project, so I decided to take two pre-cut Ikea dressers and hack them into one epic media center. Even the paint job was a quickie! Thanks to my friends at Wagner, I was able to finish this dresser in two days! Ready to see how easy it is to customize a dresser? Let’s do this.
One of the largest problems I seem to run into is figuring out where to put everything! No matter how big your pantry is, it’s still not big enough (know what I mean)? So, to help ease the pain of storing life’s necessities in bins (or, let’s be real, in corners of the house), I decided to build a storage cabinet! Luckily, my friends at Purdy Paint Tools were on board as well and helped make this dream become a reality! Best part? I’m offering these plans for free!