Monday, March 17, 2014

Cottage White Antique Cupboard

I found this piece on Craigslist, and instantly fell in love the minute I saw it, while trying to keep my cool so I could bargain.  I've never seen anything like it.  It was in great shape, aside from the scratched surface.  I really would have liked to have left something in the original wood, but it was just too rough.  I don't know allot about the era of pieces of furniture.  If I had to guess I would say around the 40's, but I really have no Idea.  It sat for a little while, waiting for inspiration, but in the end Cottage White won out, because of all the details it already had.  

I think it would make a great craft cupboard, or maybe in a baby's room.  It's at the Cottage for whatever purpose you need it for.  

Here it is before...

And after...

I decided to leave the handles in their original state, I like the contrast.

Ahhh all those details...

Thanks for stoppin'

Linking too:
Art is Beauty
Home Stories A to Z
Savvy Southern Style
DIY by Design
Green Willow Pond
Ivy and Elephants
Before & After Wednesdays
A Stroll Thru Life
Timewashed - Blissful Whites Wednesday


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a great piece, Katie! I love all the details. It looks great in the cottage white, too. It would make a great little hutch/storage piece in a small dining area like mine!

Lisa Northum said...

It's beautiful! Pinned for inspiration! ~Lisa @ Practically Perfect Home

Darrielle Tennenbaum said...

Gorgeous! Love it! great job and lucky find.

Julie said...

You did a fantastic improvement on that piece. Some of the details looked so blah in the original wood. Now it really pops out in an eye catching way.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh my what a fabulous piece and it is so beautiful painted and antiqued white. I love it. Amazing. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

wonderful makeover. I love how you aged it down.

Betsy said...

Love the piece! I hope theone I am working on turns out this well!
My first chalk paint adventure!

Heather {Woods of Bell Trees} said...

Oooh la la! I love what you did with this cupboard! It's so gorgeous!

Deborah@Green Willow Pond said...

This piece is just gorgeous! Love all the details and it is perfect in white! Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week! ~Deborah

Anonymous said...

It is lovely. You did a great job bringing out those gorgeous details. I saw your link at Ivy and Elephants link party. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey

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