A Vintage Cabinet with a Coastal Charm

I am not sure if I can call this project “coastal”, but I do anyways because of its colors.

The beautiful woodwork of the sliding doors were almost invisible in the dark wood, so I think this transformation brought a lot of light and life to this piece.

If you want to know how I did it, check out this post from a while ago where I give you a full tutorial. I used exactly the same colors and techniques in this one, and although it can feel a bit boring to repeat the same finish in several projects, I never get tired of looking at the final result.

My customer was very happy with it, and so was I. I have the filling this will not be the last time I do this finish. Maybe I should give it a name.











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It all started in the spring of 2013. I realized how tired I was to see my house entirely decorated with IKEA stuff. Nothing against IKEA, but after 12 years, I just needed some change. I wanted stylish, original furniture, but noticed that everything I liked from retail stores was way out of my budget. Thanks to Google, Youtube, and a couple of amazing blogs, I was able to discover and explore the world of furniture refinishing, and it was the beginning of my addiction. I now spend my days rescuing old, dull, unwanted pieces of furniture to give them a fresh look so they can be displayed, used and loved again for many more years to come. Thanks for stopping by.

8 thoughts on “A Vintage Cabinet with a Coastal Charm

  1. How beautiful Pat, you really are a master at transforming pieces into something that are so incredibly stylish and original. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Inspiration. It’s always so lovely to see your craftsmanship.


  2. Pat that is so beautiful and the painting of the wood pieces between the glass really makes the whole piece stand out. Another amazing job!

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