Thursday, March 18, 2010

China cabinet before and after...

I know, I know... these pictures are pitiful... pathetic, really. But at the time I "remodeled" my china cabinet a few years ago, I never imagined I'd be blogging about it someday.

In this before shot, you can kind of see that the cabinet is oriental style with a shiny lacquer finish, ornate trim and brass hardware.

I mostly covered up the things I didn't like about the cabinet. I added molding around the top and bottom. I covered the trim around the top doors with new trim and covered the bottom doors with bead board and new trim. I painted it black and added new hardware. (The frosted doors are Glad Press-N-Seal which I have since removed because I like being able to see inside.)


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17 comments:

  1. Necel, this is really a creative, lovely re-do!

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  2. love the pop of black. You took a tired piece and made it current, fresh and dramatic. well done.

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  3. Great transformation, Necel! You did a wonderful job. Very classic and chic now!

    Cheers!
    Tina

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  4. Beautiful! Love the NEW look.
    ~judi ;)

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  5. Oh, you did a great job! classic black! Love the old calendars, too. Lezlee

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  6. that made a world of difference- huh?

    I like it.

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  7. I really like the change in the cabinet and think it's a real improvement. It's always amazes me what a difference a little paint can make.

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  8. It looks awesome. Using Glad Press n' Seal to frost your glass, brillant! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Love the molding addition ~ besides the paint color I think that made a real difference!

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  10. It's fantastic! Glad Press and seal...that's amazing.

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  11. Wow, fabulous job. What a great idea to redo a piece. I love your imagination and creativity. Hugs, Marty

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  12. Love the pictures you have on your blog! I love old houses and Texas! Thanks for letting me view your blog! The hutch is lovely!

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  13. This is awesome!! Great job! = )

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  14. Wow!!! That is a great transformation!

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  15. You really added some pizazz!

    Amanda

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