So what do you do with a changing table once that baby is all grown up??  Well, turn it into a bar of course!  Moms and Dads need lots of drinks after those little squirts finally get to bed!  Especially THIS three year old drives me to drink more and more these days!  Can I get an AMEN?  

I purchased this vintage changing table about 2 years ago.  As soon as I saw it, I knew it needed to be a bar.  The shelves are perfect for towels...glasses...ALCOHOL!  

There was a lot of work involved in this makeover.  My very handy, father, helped me remove the lid of the changing table.  We then had to fill the holes with my all-time favorite, Durham's Rock Hard.  After all of the holes were filled I sanded as best I could.  The intricate detail made it very hard to sand as well as paint.  I chose to spray it for that reason.  I used Rustoleum Satin Black.  The less shiny paint helped to hide any flaws from the previous years.

I added this sweet, little hardware next.  All bars should have a built in bottle opener, right??

Aaaaaannnnnnddddd then a towel bar!!  Again, this took some time.  The sides of the table were very thin and the screws for the towel bar were going to go right through it, so I had to add a piece of wood for stability, sprayed that, and then had my dad help me screw it all together!  It's my favorite part!!

It is the perfect piece for entertaining!  The top part is completely open for an ice bucket, a serving tray with appetizers, or even tall liquor bottles.

I lined the shelves with adhesive drawer liner as well as the bubble liner to add a little cushion for glasses or anything else breakable.

This bar is headed to the cutest newlyweds around!  I hope this bar provides many hours of entertainment, tons of hangovers, and so many wonderful memories for the sweetest couple.

Who doesn't love Mickey Mouse??  Let's be honest, Disney World is THE best place on Earth.  It's the only place you can run around like crazy, wear goofy hats, carry balloons, scream on rides, and eat Mickey ice cream bars for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and it is TOTALLY ACCEPTABLE!!  

Well, when I got a call to turn a one dollar garage sale find into a FIRST BIRTHDAY masterpiece, I hopped in the car and went to pick it up.  I could not wait to start on it!

The before and after is pretty drastic.  It just makes me smile from (mouse) ear to (mouse) ear!

You can't tell in the picture, but the right side was broken.  Thankfully, I have the nicest/handiest neighbors around!  My sweet friend, Steve, helped me take the entire chair apart... which made it much easier to paint... and then when it was complete, he screwed it together and you can't even tell it was ever broken!!!  

I sprayed the legs and seat with red and black and then hand painted the Mickey head and polka dots.  

My dear friend, Courtney Schultz from Courtney Bock Designs cut the name plate for me out of white vinyl.  She saved me hours of work and it looks amazing!!  She is my Monogram Queen.

I would say this chair is ready for an adorable one year old, some cake smashing, and hours of reading in his too too cute Mickey Mouse Bedroom.

Happy 1st Birthday, Mr. Connor!!

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