George and I spent the weekend helping our daughter and son-in-law build a TV-multimedia console. Brianne and Brian found online plans that would suit their needs, but desired storage with more of a mid-century flair.
The inspiration choices were narrowed down. However, it still wasn’t quite what they had in mind. They didn’t want all the wiring and electronics exposed, but were concerned about enclosing heat-producing electronics.
The cutting, sanding, painting, shelf and sewing table installation into the “used-to-be-closet” is just about complete. I used paint I already had on the walls and ceiling to prepare the space. (More on demolitionhere).
Loose junk is hidden away in a vintage oak slat picnic basket (collecting these is a guilty habit). A variety of mason jars hold buttons. Fabrics are kept in see-through baskets (Garden Ridge). The thread rack (Wal-Mart) and piece of scrap peg board for my sewing tools were spray painted to match.