Small Table Kitchen Island Redo! Guest

This party link up shows what a little patience and work can do!  Check out what Cha Cha from Sit, Relax and Read did to this steal of a deal Kitchen Island Cart.
While I was writing about my thrifty find I remembered that I had never shared my new Kitchen Island.
I had been wanting one for years but space is very limited and I need it to be small with open shelving and be able to roll around so that I could stick it where ever I was working at the time.
I few weeks ago we went to Ikea and I picked out this FÖRHÖJA
I liked it but it was a little longer than what I wanted and it was $100 which isn’t bad if it is what you want but since it wasn’t just right I decided to pass. 
Thank goodness I did because look what I found when I was out junkin a few days after that.
And do you know how much they wanted for it,
of course you don’t but I am going to tell you
$20.00
That is it $20.00
And guess what it was shorter
It had some signs of wear but I didn’t care because I knew what I had planned for it.  So I got out my sander. paint. brushes and stain and went to town and this is what I ended up with.
Boy am I ever glad I waited and found this one.
I just love the towel bar on the end, I collect dish towels and this gives me the perfect place to show them off
and maybe use them.
Now I just need to find some kind of baskets to put underneath
But that is for another day.
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I really love the way it turned out painted white and I love the color of the butcher block!
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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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5 Comments

  1. >I love the stained the top with the rest white. That's my favorite look.

    Very cute…and useful, too!
    Laura

  2. >I absolutely adore this two-toned look!!! And so lucky for you that you didn't buy the Ikea one!