September 11, 2012

Once Upon a Closet .....

Beverage Area

Beverage Area
Beverage Area

I enjoy having a kitchen that serves as a gathering space.  But sometimes I feel the other rooms get forgotten.  So I set up an area for beverages which  allows for a better traffic flow at parties.  The area I used was in the family room which is just outside the entry to the kitchen.  It originally was a large two door closet.

I took the doors off and purchased two stock floor cabinets and a mini fridge.   I measured the top, cut a piece of plywood, applied adhesive tile squares, some trim and painted it out in black.   For entertaining I use this area for glasses, ice bucket and drinks and it welcomes guests into the family room.  Success!

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  1. Great idea you had here...LOVE the window.


    1. Thanks so much Linda. I found that window at a flea market and had to have it!

  2. This is great. I love the idea of taking off the doors and making a wonderful beverage nook.
    Mary Alice

  3. Thank you Mary Alice. A peek at your blog wasn't enough - you now have a new follower. The French Wash Stand is awesome!

  4. Wow - just love this - and love the cornices you put in the top corners - brilliant!