Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Maybe it's a liquor cabinet, maybe it's a sweater closet

I totally meant to show this beauty yesterday but alas my time grew short again.
My day job got a little busy already this week and I painted a little cupboard that needs to be redone because I hate it. Anyone else that paints a lot of furniture or even a little bit of furniture knows sometimes things just don't turn out the way you planned. I made a classic mistake and painted something slightly outside of my comfort zone and it doesn't look at all like I thought in my head and it doesn't represent me at all.
I kept asking Trevor over and over "what do you think?" and we both knew where I was going with that. Back to the drawing board el perfectionista!

I try really hard to abide by the if I wouldn't put it in my home (even in a colour that I normally wouldn't use ) then it is a no go. 

Back to the topic at hand. I won this awesome cabinet in an auction and knew that the dated finish would look amazing with the great details on the doors.
I was bad and forgot a before picture. Sorry about that.

You also get more sneek peeks at some stock for the barn show I dragged up the stairs to style this shoot.

This was done with minimal distressing and my greige mix annie sloan paint and would look great in a dining room or even as an armoire in a bedroom.

Have a great day,


  1. i loved it so much and then it opened and i was like "where's my liquor?" ;) n all seriousness it's adorable and would be such a versatile piece!

  2. I think that it would be super cute in a bathroom too! I love the details!

  3. Another beautiful piece! I LOVE LOVE that old window you use for a backdrop!

  4. can't get enough of that wonderful color! and this is perfect, it would look great almost anywhere. good job!
    PS. love that clerestory window against the wall

  5. What a pretty piece - I've never seen one like that !!!
    And I'm in awe of your staging - you make such beautiful backdrops!

  6. This really is a fabulous piece. I also love that window. beautiful. Hugs, Marty

  7. Beautiful cabinet, I could think of several places to use it! Great choice of color for the paint.

  8. What a great piece of furniture - I love it and you did a greta job painting it!

  9. What a fabulous piece! Love the transformation.
    Thanks for this lovely sharing.
    Now following you.
    Hope to see you on my blog:

  10. This is such a lovely piece. congrats on winning it...Christine

  11. I could see this in my house! lol a real stunner!

  12. Love your work so much im following you now!

  13. This is just such a cool piece!! Loving it!

  14. Girl...I'm drooling! I'm featuring you tonight at Knick of Time Tuesday - thanks for sharing at the party!

  15. Love your "greige" hue. Would you be willing to share your color recipe?


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