Group 12

Download Your Free Wardrobe Rehab Ebook!

Get our free 45 page Wardrobe Rehab Book when you sign up for our newsletter! Learn how to perfect your closet in five easy steps using this easy manual. Select your newsletter frequency below.

No Thanks
Wardrobe Rehab Book
Included Free
Subscribe

Currently Working On: A Cabinet Upcycle!

Upcycled Home Sep 3, 2021

Who doesn’t love a new project?

I recently picked up this old kitchen cabinet from a second-hand furniture store for $30! It’s been sitting in the studio for a while, as I ponder to what to do with it. I love the lines of it but the colour and fittings have seen better days, so I’m excited to give it a refresh.  You’ll remember I refreshed a cabinet a while ago for Frankie’s room, and it was such a nice update that was relatively simple to do. Perhaps I’ll do something more adventurous this time!

Cabinet Upcycle Brainstorm

I have so many ideas for this lovely piece but I’m struggling to decide on what direction to go in. Currently I’m tossing up:

  • Whether I should keep the glass or replace it with another material or rattan. The glass is actually quite nice and I think it’s original/antique so it does make me think that keeping it is the best idea.
  • If I should go light or dark in colour. I LOVED the green that I painted my last cabinet project, so I do want to go with something slightly different. Either white or black comes to mind.
  • I have a bunch of leftover wooden knobs and handles that I was going to use in my last cabinet upcycle, and they are a light wood, so I’m thinking of using them, but obviously they have a certain look so everything would then need to match those.
  • I’m thinking perhaps I should paint it with a mural or something that’s super unique, I love doing something that I haven’t really seen before. But there’s always a risk it won’t work. Hmmm!

I’m looking forward to sharing more soon!

Share

Let us know your thoughts!

You Might Also Like

Planet / Upcycled Home

Five Upcycling Projects to Try This Christmas!

Honestly. Is there a better time to get creative than Christmas? I...

Read