RED WOOD DRAWER TURNED SHABBY MAGNET MEMO BOARD
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Madeline Perth was so looking forward to the Ladies Auxiliary annual party which was always held at Gwendolyn Brentwood's palatial home, but two days before the event she received a phone call with some bad news. The president of the Ladies Auxiliary called to tell Madeline that Gwendolyn had come down with a nasty case of pertussis and that they desperately needed to find a new venue for the party. She told Madeline that she was her last hope and begged her to host the party. Madeline reluctantly agreed but even as she hung up the phone, a sense of panic struck her. She wondered how in the world she would get her home ready for forty plus "very particular" women--she needed a theme!
Madeline walked out back to the storage shed to pull out some folding chairs for the party when she spied the large pile of miss-matched chairs, broken pieces of furniture and various odds and ends that she had picked at garage sales over the past summer. She had planned on up-cycling and painting the pieces but just hadn't had the inspiration yet--now she was inspired! Over the next two days Madeline set about combining, painting and creating unique pieces of furniture that would support her "shabby chic" party theme.
Two weeks after the party and the ladies were still going on and on about Madeline's "shabby themed" party. They all voted that she should host next year's party and several asked her over to help them decorate their own places.
We took an old, barn-found wooden drawer, brighten it up with a shabby/chippy red painted finish and added some vintage reclaimed galvanized metal barn roofing to create a unique piece. With the metal roofing lining the inside, it makes a wonderful magnet board to display photos, notes, etc. It would be great for a farmhouse or shabby chic themed wedding for placing notes, photos, gift envelopes, etc. It measures just under 24.5" wide, stands 18.5" tall and is 3.25" deep inside with a total 4" front-to-back depth. The drawer frame is made of 3/4" thick solid wood with thinner veneer for the back. It has a nicely rusted half-shelf drawer pull on the top and there is a hanging wire on the backs side. We've added a coating of polyurethane to the barn metal to help stabilize the rust.
As mentioned above this old drawer has been giving a shabby painted finish with chippy and worn red paint revealing white paint and original wood finish below. The galvanized metal is nicely distressed with surface rust, stains and some nail holes. The back wood panels are warped from age but this is sturdy piece with no structural issues. The drawer pull has a nice patina of rust on it.
Flat shipping rate of $19.95 to anywhere in the lower 48 USA states. It may ship via FedEx Ground so please provide a physical shipping address if different than your mailing address (no PO Boxes). We can also ship it to Alaska/Hawaii/US Territories but it will run a little more for shipping by USPS Parcel--Convo us for a shipping rate prior to purchasing for those locations.
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