Vintage wooden boxes are a charming and inexpensive solution to an old storage problem
An alternate title for this post could be called “What To Do With All The Things We Need By The Kitchen Sink” and my solution is vintage wooden boxes. Dish liquid, hand soap and the lonely dishtowel are only a few of the necessities that accumulate on our French gray island. I had been searching for a catch all for some time — not really knowing what would end up there. I am the I-will-know-it-when-I-see-it kind of shopper. Then I spotted this beauty! Not only does this vintage tool caddy corral things neatly, it offers the illusion of tidiness. The box sits in front of the kitchen faucet, making it (and the sink) less visible from the great room. After our youngest daughter’s wedding, the outer tray was filled with hydrangea flower arrangements I brought home from the reception. For Thanksgiving I plan to fill it with dried gourds, or maybe edible fruit and vegetables. Colorful mercury glass ornaments I haven’t used in several years will make an appearance during the Christmas holidays. The caddy has such wonderful stress fractures and worn edges. If only it could talk.
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