|Lonely little undecorated Barefoot Barista Beach Stall|
I love coffee so I knew this stall would sell coffees (hot and iced) and it might as well do teas and smoothies too. Cups were holding me up. I couldn't find any that were empty and looked realistic. Until last month when one of my distributors got in a new product that were exactly what I wanted! (Where to buy the Super Cool Cups with Lids). So my cups issue was solved! Then came straws and stir sticks. While I was trying to decide how I'd arrange everything and where I'd find straws, my daughters started pestering me to remove the tags off their new pajamas we had bought. And presto: there's my straws! And the red tag ties could be cut into stir sticks!
|Cutting my drinking straws.|
|Baby bottles and perfume bottles painted gray|
|Painting caps black|
Next up, the small fridge. I ran into this issue before: I wanted a small dorm sized fridge for my hunting cabin, but could never find one. Hunting cabin eventually got a full size fridge and my search ended. But there was no way this little Beach Stall could handle a full size one. So, what was I gonna do? I could use a cooler. But this stall is close enough to the boardwalk that plumbing and electrical sources have been brought to it (hence the coffee makers work). So they would have a small fridge. Toy box! Turn a toy box on it's side and I've got a small fridge!
|My small toy box|
|Spray paint it white in my ever-so-professional Spray Painting Station (i.e. cardboard box)|
|Drink trough for the side counter of the stall|
Now came my next bug-a-boo. I wanted a small sink in this space. Just something for the proprietor to wash the blender out with and wash their hands in. But it really bugged my friend that the counter was shorter than any sink I put on it. Even the smallest sinks hung over the counter edge. Thanks a lot, Julie! Now that's all I see when I look at the stall. So, I had to expand the first shelf...
|Extra support wood with a thin veneer on top to cover the old counter|
|It slides right in perfectly!|
|Painted to match and no one will know (except for you who read about it here)|
|Shelves are filled! And someone missed the trashcan when making the last banana smoothie.|
|And the counter is wide enough for the coffee maker and sink!|
|Open and ready for business!|