Wednesday, November 30, 2011

China Cabinet Redo

When I purchased my house I inherited a China Cabinet from my mom’s side of the family. I also came with a ton of beanie babies that were meant to “replace” the China :). Here is a not so good picture of the cabinet BEFORE and you can see that it is stuffed with beanie babies…

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When my grandma told me that she was bringing me more beanies and a new cabinet on her next trip to visit, I knew I had to find another use for the China Cabinet. My mom didn’t have room for it and since it was in the family for a long time I didn’t want to rehome it. Soooo, I decided to redo it! I have a new obsession with Shabby Chic so I decided to try to create my own version with this massive piece of furniture (I guess I skipped the baby steps and just jumped right in).

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Products Used:

  • Rustoleum : Heirloom White
  • Rustoleum: Flat Black
  • Rustoleum: Clear Gloss
  • Hardware from Home Depot
  • Sand Paper

So what do you think of my first attempt? I am absolutely in love with it but I also see spots where I could have done a better job.

Until next time!

1 comment:

Brenda Frerichs said...

Stunning! Quite the transformation. I think the banner was a special touch. :-)

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