Published on January 9th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Expedit Cash Wrap

Materials: Expedit 4×2, door inserts, casters, wallpaper

Description: While in the process of opening a retail shop on a very small budget I spent months searching for a cash wrap counter with clean modern lines and portability so that I could easily move it around to suit redecorating, only to find that what I was looking for was well out of my target price range.

The perfect solution actually turned out to be the Expedit 4×2 unit in gloss white, turned on its side with locking casters. I wallpapered the back of the shelf inserts, and while I love the look now I also love that it can be easily changed; and I drilled a small hole for the cash register wires. The top of this unit is the perfect size for a standard cash register, and the doors provide plenty of supply and file storage.

Hopefully this helps an entrepreneur on a budget ;)

~ Dyani Brunner, Ventura, CA

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Jules Yap

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9 Responses to Expedit Cash Wrap

  1. Emma says:

    I was looking for a cheap cashwrap, and you have shared such a perfect idea. Thanks so much, you have saved me a ton of money.

  2. Hey – I absolutely adore this, I am looking at a reception desk type thing for my new photography studio on a small budget, I would LOVE some close ups or more info !!!

    Thanks X

  3. Olivia says:

    Looks great! I am definitely pinning this just in case my dreams happen to come true and I open a shop one day :) I would LOVE to see more pictures <3

  4. Deco Review says:

    That is a brilliant idea. Wallpapering a furniture!!

  5. Beautiful. Great thing is it looks so bespoke and not like Ikea at all. Nice kitchen tidy trolley on the side, the colour really pops! I’ve been eyeing that ;)

  6. Sue Marrazzo says:

    ***so pretty…nice idea***

  7. Anonymous says:

    Gorgeous, very nicely done. Your shop looks beautiful.

  8. senna says:

    Love it! Great job!

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