I am currently on a Pinning spree and I am obsessed with farmhouse kitchens. The trend I love the most is the classic white kitchen with rustic wood accents. The look works because the white gives a clean, refined look that contrasts beautifully with the rough edginess of the wood. Because I work at the Millwork Outlet, a building materials store that specializes in reclaiming rustic wood products, I am always looking for ways to incorporate our unique pieces into my home. At the same time, my husband’s honey-do list is already overwhelmingly long so I am trying to prioritize my projects and find projects I do on my own, which is why this DIY Kitchen Cart piqued my interest. It is something I can do by myself with minimal help and is a quick weekend project. Below is a description of how I would go about making a kitchen cart with reclaim wood. If you have made your own kitchen cart or island I would LOVE to see pictures!
The Inspiration: A White Kitchen Cart with Rustic Wood Table Top
The Plan of Action:
1. Find an old Kitchen Cart or a new one – I would look on Craigslist for an antique one first, but if I couldn’t find one I would check out Ikea. They sell generic carts for under $100.
3. Remove the factory top and replace with rustic wood – If you are in the Seattle area and are looking for rustic wood make sure you check out the Millwork Outlet.