Just Add Paint ~ Cabinet Make-Over

A few years ago, I was looking for an antique vanity for my daughter’s room.  I ended up having to drive out of town to pick-up my Kijiji purchase, but when I got there I found out she had a second vanity, a dresser, a little cabinet and bench.  She was really wanting to get rid of the stuff and if I remember correctly, I got everything for around $60.  I don’t remember the exact amount, but it was cheap.  I took all the pieces and sanded, repaired and painted them over time.  Here are the original pieces.

I actually still have one of the vanities (not in above photos) that I have not yet completed.  The little cabinet (on the left in the last photo) was not an antique, but was old and built well.  I painted it out and used a dollar store stencil to decorate the top.  It now sits in our kitchen below our menu board.  I love the finished look and the cabinet virtually cost nothing as it was thrown in with my other purchases.


cabinet in kitchen

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About Cindy RoyI’m a busy mother, wife and kindergarten teacher. I have a huge list of loves! I love my family, The Source Church, old houses, “up-cycling”, DIY projects, scrapbooking, volleyball, interior design, cake decorating, party planning, healthy eating, and last, but certainly not least…gift wrapping! I just launched my brand new Youtube channel and am super excited to share BOWhemian WRAPsody with my followers. My channel is dedicated to all things relating to gift wrapping and creating beautiful eye catching presents…its all in the PRESENTation! I’m very organized and reflective, and am continually striving to do life more lovingly, passionately, effectively and successfully.

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