Alternate Use

I had bought an unfinished wooden tray from the craft store in order to give my make-up area a little more order. Then I realized I had way too many bottles of lotions and potions to really fit in this little tray. In order to find an alternate use I painted it a bright Tiffany green and now I use it as a catcher for small stuff on my desk. it’s worked really well so far. It’s solved the mystery of looking for my glasses after I take my contacts out and there is a place to put my every-day earrings before I retire to bed. I almost like this use better than the original plan.

Other things currently being re-purposed: 1eaf2-dscf2073

At least it isn’t gathering dust.

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Chika Gujarathi is a freelance writer based in Raleigh, NC. She writes about everything from travel, food, books, and family. Her current project includes a series of children's books to teach Hindi. She is a native Tar Heel who has also lived in Washington DC and Chicago.

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