Friday, October 11, 2013

A Fun ReDo

Good Morning.  It's Friday and I think this is going to be my normal blogging day.  It seems to work better for me.  Anyways, here in Michigan we are just having beautiful weather.  The days are sunny and the cider places are busy with all the apple pickers.  It's a wonderful year for the delicious cider and the apples are plentiful.  Well, here is my latest project.  My husband (who loves picking) found this little beat up cabinet.  It was missing a floor to the cabinet and the paint was chipping off of it and I didn't like the hardware on it.  Here is the before picture:

Actually after looking at these photos, the cabinet wasn't really that bad, but it was boring.  So, we added a floor to the cabinet and out came the paint.  I wanted it to fun and happy looking.  I painted the outside of the cabinet a medium oops gray paint.  I painted the panel of the doors with some black chalkboard paint.  I switched out the little red knobs with some old handles and decided to add some numbers to the top of the cupboard.  My husband also found these numbers and I added it to the cabinet.

I antiqued around the knobs and hardware and also the number which I added crooked.

Since I had painted the cupboard a medium gray I decided to antique with a black paint.  I thought it went well with the chalkboard doors.
Here is my fun color.  I had some aqua paint and went painting it all in the inside.  Fun, don't you think?
I also had painted the inside panels of the door with chalkboard paint.  One could really put a lot of messages on this little cabinet.

So, what do you think?   Better or worse?  Until next time, Dianne.......................

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  1. I love the house numbers! What a great idea!

  2. Much better, and I really love the color you painted the inside. Thanks for linking-up to My Happy List!

    xo, RJ

  3. Love this! Please come share on a party I cohost, DIY Sunday Showcase. It opens at 5pm today!!!!

    1. Thanks fro sharing this on DIY Showcase!! I'm gonna pin this one to our board!!!

  4. What a creative touch you've added to the cabinet. I like the idea of the numbers and the colour you painted the inside. Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing at my HOME.


  5. This turned out great. I love the chalk board doors. Thanks for sharing with us at our Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop.
    Sew Crafty Angel

  6. What a great makeover! Love the chalkboard paint! Thanks for linking to TTF!

  7. Well, Shabby Gals, I love that surprise blue on the inside. Great color pop!

  8. A fun redo indeed! Love the house numbers and the aqua paint inside! Thanks for sharing with SYC.