Sunday, March 4, 2012

Little White Cabinet with a Touch of Turquoise

Oh how I wish garage sale season would get here.....I am so ready.  The thrift stores are so picked over and I need some "stuff".  Up here in Michigan it will be a couple of more months!!!

Anyway, I picked up a cute little cabinet last summer at an estate sale.  It looked like it had been handmade, and I found out later than it was, by the gentleman whose estate this was.  Sad, he had passed away but there were a ton of treasures to be found!!  The cabinet was pine and his dear wife had painted fruit on each of the drawers.  Cute, but not the style I wanted!! 

Sorry, I don't have a "before" pic.  I am not very good at that!!

I removed the old hardware and painted it with Annie Sloan chalk paint in "Old White" -2 coats.  I then distressed it- just sanding off some of the paint in spots.

The finished product!!

I purchased some cute turquoise knobs at Hobby Lobby( half off) and added those to the drawers. They just add that cute touch!!

 I put this little gem in my booth and she sold the very next day!!  Maybe I will find more "gems" like this when garage sale season starts!!  For now I am only dreaming!!


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  1. i love it! and i love the knobs!! i am ready for garage sale season too! where is your booth? enjoyed your blog and plan to follow! hope you will check me out :)
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  2. Darling little cabinet, and the turquoise knobs did make it pop. I'm your newest follower, so please, please come visit me at and maybe you'll decide to 'follow back'.

  3. Hi, Kari. This turned out lovely! I especially love the blue hardware and distressing you did. I'm your newest fan! Please stop by any time!

  4. I like how you aged down the space behind the knobs. It looks realisticly older.

  5. I have passed the Liebster Blog Award on to you.
    I love your blog.

  6. I found your blog through Katie Treasures. I can see why the cabinet sold the next day. It's a great piece. I also love the letter K that sits on top of it. Did you make that or buy it? I am a new follower and also a new blogger. I would love if you could visit.