Who would have thought….

I saw these kitchen cabinets that have been made from recycled wine crates today on Readymade

They remind me of a chest of drawers I found in a second-hand shop a few years back.  The drawers were made from wooden fruit boxes by Australian residents of Japanese birth who were interned in Queensland during World War 2.   These drawers included the story from the original owner (taped on the inside of one of the drawers) and I really love the care and workmanship that went into them with the only poorest of materials available  during a tumultuous time.  My daughter has them in her room and they are a very much loved item in our home…

Advertisements

About JenY

A blog about my life as a JenY...
This entry was posted in interiors and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s