yesterday, we moved the scrap island from the upstairs loft to the downstairs. since we were taking it apart, i figured i would take a few photos to give you all a peek inside it. i get asked about the island all the time, and how it was made. i have a post all about it HERE. excuse the cruddy photos, i was too lazy to go get my external flash.
it's basically 4 shelves that fit together end to end. this photo above shows 3 of the shelves in place, i had already pulled out the tiny end shelf. and then the counter top is placed right over the shelves, holding them all together. so that center part is actually empty space. we joke that we could store stuff inside there. stuff we wouldn't need to get too for years. lol!
these were buggers to get downstairs. that longest shelf is 8 feet long, and the other large one is about 7 feet long. our stairs are a pain, because we have this 180 degree turn at the landing. and not a lot of room to groove. but we did it. joe and i took the island apart, took all the pieces downstairs, and set it all back up. and we did it in under an hour. and only a few nicks on the walls in the process. lol! the girls were watching tv on the other side of this island, and didn't even realize what we were doing. didn't even phase them that we were doing all this work. it's not like they were that far away from us. you can see the tv in one of the photos, and you can see sarah in the other photo. amazing how they can tune stuff out. when we were done, they turned around and said "what the heck?!?!". lol!
more to come later :)