M saved this old bookcase? sideboard? from the bulk waste at our old apartment building and used it for tools in his garage there. After we moved and I saw it in the daylight, I knew I wanted it for toy storage in the baby’s room. He took the back off (sorry, there are no before pictures – still getting the hang of this house blogging thing!) and sanded it within an inch of it’s life. It’s super soft and is perfect book and toy storage in his room. We have his board books on the top (nice picture books with paper are in another location) and have three bins of toys below. I grab a different bin everyday for him to play with. It makes it easier for me to clean up at the end of the night – everything back into the bin! – and it helps him from getting too overwhelmed with options.