Remember this hint from last week?
I found this little bookcase, end table, night stand… not sure what it is for the amazing price of $2.00 while driving through Coldspring a few weeks ago. I wasn’t sure what I would do with it, but it was solid and made of wood with no obvious wobbles or problems.
I brought it back to Star Hill and started thinking… I really need something small for my iPad, laptop, books, and my lap blanket by the couch. That something has to be red. I mean I want it to be REALLY red. The little bookcase fit the bill. Someone had even cut holes in the back so that I could run the electronics through without a problem.
I had this particular red table pinned for a while… just calling my name from You Are Talking Too Much Blogspot.
Before I settled on yellow for the hexagonal table, purchased some red paint that I knew would find its’ way into Star Hill. Behr, Red Tomato #170B-7. This color is going to be used in my Christmas decorating this year too.
I brought the bookcase back with me to the city because that is where the red paint is and this weekend I got the chance to work on it. I was home with a sick husband so the garage looked pretty appealing.
I Spackled all the holes and primed it.
Then I got busy painting.
I love the red color. At Star Hill I remembered I had some red fabric that I bought for $1.00 at a garage sale a while back. It was the perfect color. I lined the back with the fabric.
I think it adds to the piece.
Here is my $3.00 book case. It will not look this cute in the front room of Star Hill, because it is going to be a work piece, but I wanted you to see the size with my milk glass on the shelves.