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Tuesday, May 20

My Dad is a GEM!!

Last Fall I asked my Dad to make me bookshelf like the Ikea Expedit style...only longer to fit the long wall in my studio. We had cut down a billion trees on our land when we were building our house and had the wood turned into lumber so it was a matter of choosing the wood, coming up with a design and getting it done.

To be honest, my Dad has had this finished for a while. Sitting in his shop waiting for me to paint it. I was dreading the job for sure, but finally got it finished on Sunday and moved that baby in.

Between Sunday and yesterday I got it filled up with all my goodies...I've been buying storage boxes, bins and what not for weeks now in anticipation of getting this thing done...and now - I present to you - my new Storage UNIT. THANKS DAD, you're the best!

14 comments:

  1. What an awesome job your Dad did! I love it and I am jealous...

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  2. Lucky lucky you!!! What a wonderful area to keep all your creative bits and bobs organized. I need something like this so badly. You are so fortunate that your Dad could do this for you!!

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  3. this is beautiful, and what an added bonus~a gift from your dad. how wonderful. i guess you know that he is going to have to sell these!!

    lucky you!!

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  4. woooowwww- this is sooo amazing!!! Your Dad rocks- this is beautiful!

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  5. You're a lucky girl! May it always stay this tidy!

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  6. wow wow wow that is wonderful!! What a great Dad you have and I LOVE that you reused the wood you cut down. Wonderful for the environment and your scrap room :)

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  7. that is a wall of beauty! lucky you for a dad like that! :) I tagged you Cat! 7 random things about yourself! Let's have 'em :)
    xoxox

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  8. oh what a fab unit,does your dad wanna come over and do me one
    Bet you fill it no trouble!

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  9. WOW!!!!!!! Now that is COOL! Can you have your Dad whip one up for me and ..you can just bring it with you when you come? lol
    That is impressive!

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  10. How lucky you are. Wish I had a Dad like him.
    It looks fabulous and fits so many supplies
    Alison

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  11. Oh my -- this is lovely Catherine!! Quite the project but it looks wonderful with all your things in their new "homes".

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  12. Your Dad does great work! Is the shelf recessed? It looks like it is built into the wall from the left side angle. Very handy, and I am in line to buy one, too!

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  13. Wow, that is beautiful! What a sweet dad you've got!!

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  14. I am sooooo jealous!!! What a terrific Dad and storage unit! That man is a treasure!
    LOVE IT!
    Linda Cain

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