10/15/11

$10 Yard Sale Cabinet...Glammed Up!

This has to be one of my favorite and most dramatic transformations yet!!! This piece has a formica top which I really didn't want to mess with so I decided to work around it! The cabinet has wonderful bones but the drab yellow country finish did not show it off, so I sanded it down, painted it black and highlighted the detailing with gold leafing to really "glam" it up.

Take a look at the Before...







And now check out the After...













black painted cabinet with gold leafing

This piece fits perfectly under my $5 flea market photo of the Flat Iron building in New York City. I also found this great black and white barrel shaped lampshade ($24...a little more than I would have liked to have spent) at Lowe's which works really well with my $9 Walmart clearance lamp.


This post is linked to the following...


Boogieboard Cottage



Becolorful
 
 
Keeping It Simple
 
 
 
HOG
 
 
 
 






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Somewhat Simple


shabby creek cottage

The Shabby Nest



27 comments:

  1. I love how this turned out! What a great Job!
    www.shabbytochicqueencreek.blogspot.com

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  2. Thanks SJ...this one took a little more skill in the way of painting on the gold leafing..but it was worth the time an effort!

    Barbara

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  3. Love that!! What a great little find - and I love the black with the gold :)

    Stopping by from Becolorful

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  4. Love the transformation! You did a great job :)

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  5. wow! great transformation and find.

    found you and this lovely post via BBC and would love to have you visit the great giveaway i have at the moment!

    http://hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2011/10/rachel-ashwell-on-creating-authentic.html

    warmly.

    michele

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  6. That is one amazing transformation!
    Very pretty, really brought it up to date, yet still having a cottage feel.

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  7. From drab to dramatic!!! You did an incredible job and now your cabinet looks VERY high end! Your vignette is tres chic! :)

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  8. This is so pretty! $10? that's amazing! Great job.
    I'd love it if you shared it at a link party that started today at Project Queen. www.projectqueen.org
    I'm a new follower.

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  9. You took your Plain Jane cabinet to major DRAMA Queen! Love it. New follower... hope you will follow me.
    Audrey

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  10. wow, what a gorgeous transformation! I love how elegant it looks. Great job!

    Coley @
    whatyoumakeit-coley.blogspot.com

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  11. What a transformation! The cabinet looks absolutely beautiful in your home with all of your other thrifty finds. I gotta say, you've achieve a very expensive look. Way to go, and way to inspire!

    Sharon

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  12. This is gorgeous. Love the black. Thanks for joining Wow.

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  13. Oh my! What a gorgeous piece! You did a fabulous job and it is decorated perfectly!

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  14. I love all things frenchy and I love that cabinet. The black and gold makes a great statement of elegance. That corner of your home looks beautiful.

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  15. What a great job you did. Love the gold touches.

    I primed and painted a laminate top and it has held really well over the years. Hasn't come off in any area.

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  16. Barbara, what an awesome transformation!! I just saw your feature on Be Colorful!! You did a great job!! I am now your newest follower; and I hope you will follow me, too! Many blessings to you!

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  17. Thank You Shenita...I love the way this piece came out too..totally unexpected!

    Thank you so much for following me...I am following you now!

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  18. That furniture face lift rocks! Best $10 spent, possibly ever! Your newest follower,
    Carrie

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  19. Hi Barbara - just wanted you to know that I featured your gorgeous $10 cabinet at Project Queen's Linky Party #5 Highlights. It's beautiful!!! Thanks so much for linking up and I hope you'll come back again this week. www.projectqueen.org

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  20. It looks gorgeous! What a find for $10. I love this style of furniture, I can't get enough of it! Visiting from Project Queen.

    ps I host a linky party every Friday, I would love it if you could stop by and link up. Thanks!

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  21. Good night, nurse! You took it from zero to seventy in under 5 seconds! Love that new look, you are so totally going to enjoy having this in your house. Don't you love a good yard sale?!?!

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  22. Barbara,
    Please share what kind of black that paint you used on this piece! I would love to do something similar to it.
    Thanks,
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

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  23. Just now seeing this and oh my word, I love it! This is my kinda glam. Such a great idea to add the gold leafing...quite elegant.

    Did you use paint with primer included?

    xo
    Pat

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