Sunday, January 30, 2011


We purchased this wonderful cupboard in England. It was originally made to house maps and blue prints. 

Our first use for it was as a TV armoire. It lived in our master bedroom until Hunka Chunka replace the old box tv with a flat screen which was mounted on the wall.  I wanted to use the armoire somewhere in our home and so temporarily moved it to a wall in our living room. There it sat sad and empty....until I had one of my "moments"....:) I thought it would make a charming drinks cabinet!

I covered the hole in the back made for all the tv cords etc by mounting an old framed art piece that had belonged to my mother-in-law. Then I introduced a cute little lamp, and finally an old in-laid tray on which I placed some pretty decanters and glassware. Then I set some of our favorite brandy bottles in the back. 
I have used it several times to serve wine from when my girlfriends come over and I love it. Hope you do too!

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