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harlequin1031
« on: May 17, 2008 04:29:21 PM »

There have been many arguments over what this thing was originally intended to be- I thought it was a kitchen hutch, and used it as such in my last place.  My mom thought it was part of a computer desk, and a friend thought it was a headboard.  When we moved (to a place with a lot of kitchen cupboards and a garage for "adult space"), my husband decided it is now a bar.  I agreed.  Here are before pics:





A few coats of mod podge and 1 tarot deck later (a deck he had lost a couple cards out of and replaced a couple times- he usually never loses tarot cards- it's just something about this one deck)

http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=134459&ppuser=136370

close up of the left side of print (sorry about this)



and the right side

http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=134516&ppuser=136370

I'm not completely done.......I'd like to print out recipes for various drinks in a cool font and mod podge them to the top- my husband is not so sure about this.  I am also going to make lighter cozys with velcro attached and put velcro on the sides of the bar to hold them.  What do you think?  Any other ideas?

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harlequin1031
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2008 04:30:33 PM »

I'm not sure why it only printed links to the other two pics........Huh?
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2008 04:44:11 PM »

That is awesome!

I think it was a water bed headboard. It makes a great bar!
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008 05:05:31 PM »

That is fantastic .. and it looks like the top of a country hutch/buffet to me. Looks much better as a bar.
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2008 07:13:42 PM »

Thanks!  It was a $5 garage sale score
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blungoldangel
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2008 08:25:52 PM »

That is awesome!

I think it was a water bed headboard. It makes a great bar!


I was gonna say that too.  I used to have one just like it but darker.  It does make a good bar too though.
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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2008 12:21:47 AM »

Whatever it was, it looks good now!  The cards came up beautifully - and the quote at the bottom is very fitting.

If your other half's not sure about permanently attaching the drinks recipes, could you put them under a sheet of glass (or that clear stick-on plastic stuff - Contact??) so you take them off if you don't like it, or want to update the recipes?
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2008 08:08:32 AM »

That is a good idea.  I don't think contact paper would work very well as far as being able to remove them but a sheet of hard plastic or plexi-glass or something is a great idea.  Thanks!
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tomico
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2008 11:09:20 AM »

   I have something like this in white. It can go on top of a dresser or a buffet. It seems awfully small to be for a bed unless it's a single but you never know. I saw one  used in a bathroom above a dresser that was converted to a sink. I guess it is just left to the imagination of the user.  The bar idea is good. If you want to hang glasses Ikea has nice matal things that hang under a shelf.

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