Tasty Design Medicine That’s Good For You: The Apothecary Cabinet

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Apothecary cabinet design ideas by A Life Designed www.randysloan.com

While you may not be in need of a place to store your mortar and pestle, spoons and scales and various medicinal concoctions, the apothecary cabinet can still have a starring role in the modern-day living space.

Once the go-to storage solution of pharmacists or physicians in days gone bye, apothecary cabinets are a great choice as a functional and attractive design element in your home. Nearly any room in the house can benefit from this unique and stylish storage option.

Apothecary cabinet design ideas by A Life Designed www.randysloan.com

While drawers in apothecary cabinets are typically shallow and small, (they usually held small medicines and supplies back in the day), that doesn’t mean they can’t be useful today.

  • Bedrooms: In the bedroom, apothecary cabinets can be used to store jewelry, socks, undergarments, and other small clothing items.
  • Hallways: These cabinets, especially taller ones, make the perfect entrance statement piece for the home. The drawers are a natural for storing keys, mail and other daily “stuff” that would otherwise pile up on counters or get lost.
  • Dining Rooms: Looking for a unique way to store special occasion silverware and table linens?… Here you go.
  • Bathrooms: Storing medicines is what this baby was born to do! Pill bottles, makeup, soaps and other items for the bathroom will feel right at home here.

Apothecary cabinet design ideas by A Life Designed www.randysloan.com

Apothecary cabinet design ideas by A Life Designed www.randysloan.com

No matter what your storage objectives are, the right apothecary cabinet can lend instant style to your living space, and that kind of medicine is very easy to swallow!

A Life Designed

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