Today I’m talking about furniture that looks like it would be in a vintage laboratory or library that has stacks of tiny drawers you would never be able to fold a sweater into. You have probably seen these around and may have coveted them like I have. You may have heart them referred to as card catalogs, specimen drawers, apothecary cabinets, or cartographer’s drawers. There are some fantastic tutorials out there that show you how to make your own from scratch or by repurposing easy-to-find furniture. Her are 5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture.
I inherited a secretary desk from my grandma when my family moved her into a nursing home. My mom remembers it being in her house when they were growing up. So obviously I remembered it being in grandma’s house when I used to visit. I feel incredibly lucky to have it in my house now since it is a piece of my family’s history but made one small change to make it perfect.