DIY Side Table

We've been needing a side table next our living room couch for a ridiculously long time, but it seems that every one I find that I love, is just a little too big, a little too shmancy, or a little out of our price range.  I was getting desperate, and in a creative fury went whipping around the house to find the makings of a side table that would hold our cocktails and appys (I mean, sippy cups and goldfish) until we were ready to commit the cash to something really fabulous.  Turns out, I like my DIY version better than most I've seen. Wood tray from Target and a vintage plant stand...


plus a little Liquid Nails (love that stuff!)....


equals fabulous, architecturally-inspired side table!  I thought about painting it, but I'm kind of digging the two-tone wood look.


So tell me...have you ever taken something from your home and reinvented it?