It doesn't have to be fancy. Here is an old bar cart turned into a space saving change table.
A really practical change table can be made using an old dresser. Here is a gorgeous one from Honey + Fitz. See the beautiful transformation here. Even though she bought this (at a steal might I add), you can easily do the same thing with an existing dresser.
|Honey + Fitz|
I love everything about this from the Jonathan Adler giraffe sconces to to the abacus to the yellow change table, right down to the grey rug!
For my niece's nursery, I used an old desk that used to be my uncle's. He wanted to get rid of it so my parents took it even though we didn't really need it. I'm sure glad they did!
I don't have a good before picture of it but you can sort of make it out here. It's the black and brown dresser off to the left.
The drawers could double as a dresser and the open area under the desk could be used for a diaper pail or other storage.
I used a coat of paint that had primer in it and applied two coats of Rustoleum's Winter Grey spray paint to the main body of the
She's my only niece (thus far) and I have 3 nephews, so it's no wonder I'm itching for some femininity! =)
This summer I just might have to get some pink paint....
What I didn't do and should have is to apply a wax of some sort to protect the change table from any scratches.
Originally I was going to switch out the hardware but budget didn't allow for it and after I had spray painted the brass hardware white, they didn't bother me so much! Hurray for spray paint and not spending money!