In our old house we had no room. No room whatsoever. No room to move. None. Moving furniture by one inch meant doors were blocked and sunlight was shut out. It was tiny. So we had our television shoved in the corner on a teeny, tiny, low down, flimsy Ikea unit that we bought second hand when we first moved in together. It was creaky, tiny and flimsy. Not to mention ugly. I bloody hated that thing.When we moved to the new Thrifty Towers last year we embraced the more mid-20th-century interiors and decided to treat ourselves to a new unit for the television and technical equipment (stereo, amp, DVD player, games consoles etc. etc. etc. – ugh. I have the flowery stuff so it is only fair Mr Thrifty has his technical guff) the local charity emporium was of course our first choice and it didn’t disappoint.
We’d wanted a cocktail unit for a long time to house our growing collection of mid-century drinks glasses, cocktail shakers and bottles of spirits but we couldn’t justify giving space over to a cocktail cabinet when we needed the space for things that are in use daily. Then we spotted it. A beautiful cabinet that was sturdy and strong enough to hold all of our technical equipment on top but pretty enough to display our glasses in a glass section and hide our alcoholic tendencies in a closed door section. Plus drawers! Drawers to squirrel away electrical leads, coupons and ugly game console controllers. Cor I love a drawer. Oh yeah and it was Bu-arr-gunI’m in love. In love with our two in one cabi
P.S. Don’t forget you have until Monday to enter my Hummingbird Vintage Giveaway. Good luck!