I was needing a little space in my house where I could use my laptop, process orders, do bills and store my “office materials” for Pauper’s Candles. I decided to use the closet space in our guest bedroom. I totally love the way the space came together.
First things first: A fresh coat of paint in the closet before building Pauper’s Little Work Space. Nothing like Bright White paint – I have since finished painting the rest of the guest bedroom
When one does not have a tool belt or tool box, a basket will do.
This is a stand alone shelf that I built with re purposed wood from my local dump. I love this shelf!
I wanted a little desk and had found these old table legs at my local dump and thought they would work great for the legs of my desk and the other wood I used was also courtesy of my local dump.
Here is my finished desk. I just love old wood. I then made some top shelves with some book shelf brackets I bought at my local Home Depot. Again shelf wood is from my local dump. Did I mention I love old used wood?
I added a chalk board that I made from an old window I found at my local dump and I made a magnet board from an old cookie sheet I found at a thrift store. This cookie sheet had a metal loop on the end that was perfect for hanging it up. I just love old stuff!
My Pauper’s Work Space came together great and I wrote this post while sitting at my little desk. I have also added curtains, so when quests come over I can close the curtains and they do not have to see into my work space. This was a fun project. Go Re-Purposing! Go Old Wood! Go Local Dump!