At The Little Details, we love using multi-purpose pieces of furniture. For example, a storage ottoman is great for holding blankets, books, toys, and countless other things. Close the lid, and it becomes a comfy foot stool or a place to corral your remotes. We often look for pieces that are used for things other than their intended purpose. Here are a few tried-and-true products we love!
Raskog cart from IKEA—Do a quick Pinterest search and you will find a myriad of ways to use this cart in every room of the house. From craft supplies to bathroom trolleys, there is no shortage of functions for this product. We’ve used it for kids art supplies (pictured below). It holds everything you need, and the kids can access their own stuff and ALMOST put it back. You can keep it in a closet and roll it out whenever necessary.
I recently came across an idea (on Pinterest, of course) to use these Urbio Magnetic pieces that stick on the side and provide even more storage.
Then, I decided to dismantle my Raskog and see how easily I could transform it into something more for adults.
First, I went to my liquor cabinet and pulled out a few bottles.
Then I sought out items for mixers like soda, juice, and sour mix.
I put together a little bowl of bar items, including corkscrews and bottle openers.
For good measure, I added a straw dispenser.
You can’t make a good drink without the proper glass, so I pulled out some margarita, martini, and shot glasses.
After some rearranging, I had a bar cart.
For a theme drink cart, you can get matching straws, glasses, and mini umbrellas. I figured if I […]