Potato was just a little bit over one and a half years old when he managed to get my favourite lipstick – the only one I owned at the time – and scuff it into a flat mess. I couldn’t really blame him to be honest, I’d had it out in a basket and it came in a beautiful gold metal case. It was too pretty not to touch.
Obviously, with that in mind, I wanted to make my makeup drawer a little less interesting to look at on first glance so that the rest of my makeup wouldn’t be destroyed. The idea was to make a lid out of some spare plywood, attach it to the side of the drawer so that it opened like a book, and maybe add a lock to it at a later date. This is how it went: