SHABBY CHIC CABINET DOOR

THIS IS AN OLD SMALL CABINET DOOR THAT I AQUIRED. 

I DECIDED TO DO A COMBINATION OF PAINTING/STENCILING AND DECOUPAGE IN A SHABBY CHIC STYLE.

AS YOU CAN SEE, IT WAS IN FAIRLY GOOD SHAPE EXCEPT FOR SOME MOLD ON THE BACK SIDE.

 I SPRAY PAINTED THE WHOLE THING WHITE, COVERING THE OLD GLASS KNOB. THE BACK HAD SOME MOLD ON SOME TYPE OF PRESSBOARD BACK. AFTER SPRAY PAINTING, I THEN USED A CLEAR ACRYLIC SPRAY OVER THE PRESS BOARD BACK, THEN SPRAYED WITH THE WHITE AGAIN TO COVER THE MOLDED PART. THAT PRETTY MUCH SEALED IT IN AND COVERED IT.

I THEN PAINTED THE TWO INSIDE FRONT PANELS WITH AN ACRYLIC PAINT IN  THE COLOR “SANDSTONE”.

  THEN  I USED SOME PRETTY WALLPAPER BORDER THAT I HAD IN MY COLLECTION, AND CUT OUT THE FLOWER DESIGNS AND PLACED THEM THE WAY I WANTED THEM, BUT NOT GLUING THEM ON YET.

  THEN, I USED A STENCIL IN A PRETTY SCRIPT STYLE, AND USED STENCIL CREME, WHICH IS ALOT LESS MESSY!!!!!

I THOUGH IT WOULD BE PRETTY IN A BATHROOM, SO I CHOSE TO USE THE WORD “SOAP”. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO USE ANY WORD/WORDS YOU WANT. I DID THIS ON THE TOP PANEL, AND ON THE BOTTOM PANEL I JUST HAND WROTE THE WORDS FRENCH MILLED SOAP, AND USED A MARKER TO GO OVER IT.

YOU COULD ALSO TURN THIS WITH THE KNOB DOWN, AND WRITE TWO WORDS, AND USE THE PRETTY GLASS KNOB TO HANG A HAND TOWEL ON. IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE ON THE VERTICAL LIKE I HAVE DONE IT.

I THEN GLUED ON THE FLOWERS, LEAVES, AND TWO STRIPS FROM THE BORDER FROM THE PRETTY WALLPAPER IN THE DESIGN THAT I WANTED.

THAT’S PRETTY MUCH ALL THERE IS TO IT, EXCEPT FOR TIDYING UP PLACES WHERE I SMEARED PAINT ON THE WHITE PART WHICH I CAN EASILY TOUCH UP.

I WILL THEN SPRAY THE ENTIRE DOOR WITH A CLEAR ACRYLIC SPRAY (OUT SIDE OF COURSE) WHEN THE PAINT IS DRY AND CURED FOR A FEW DAYS, AND THIS WILL PROTECT YOUR HANDY WORK.

 

I THINK IT TURNED OUT SO PRETTY…….AND THERE ARE SO MANY VARIATIONS THAT CAN BE DONE WITH THIS.

YOU CAN USE ANY THEME YOU WISH.

WELL, HAVE FUN!!!!  UNTIL NEXT TIME……..Peggy

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WELL…….IT’S OFF TO FINISHING (or starting) THE NEXT PROJECT!

THANKS FOR READING MY BLOG!!

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