18 June 2010

Wardrobe Makeover

This will be a post of little words as I think this piece really speaks for itself.  I had a lot of fun with this one.  I still plan to find that perfect stencil to do in black along the bottom in the near future and I'm currently looking for some chunky candle sticks to complete the top decor.


I had just started sanding the top when I thought "Crap I need a before picture!"
The mirror in the long door was missing when I got this and the mirror in the small cabinet was pretty old and showing it's age.  So instead of replacing them... we opted for fabric.

The fabric is black and cream paisley and coordinates pretty well with my comforter which is damask.  The number "1" even though it's the same font as the other number, came out much bolder so I think I'll thin it out eventually.  I was super happy with this though it still needed something. 

I've had this mirror for a long time, it used to be hung in my powder bath.  Since we've moved it's been sitting in my craft room waiting to find the perfect home.  I think I just found it.  The plant helped break it up against the white wall as well.  Now just to find those perfect chunky candle sticks!

Over all I'm overly pleased with how this turned out.  I need something on the windows... it never ends does it?

15 comments:

Viola said...

When I first saw the wardrobe I knew she had potential also, but I wasn't picturing what you were talking about when you said you were going to use fabric on the doors. It really turned out great!

Funky Junk Interiors said...

Ohhh I LOVE this piece! It suits the numbers perfectly too! What a neat vintage feel!

I just picked up a similar wardrobe. Now I'm anxious to work on it! Weeee!

Donna
http://funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com/

TracyMB @ Crow's Feet Chic said...

Gorgeous!!

Katie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creek said...

That is gorgeous! I have fabric in my china cabinet windows, too, and I adore the look.

Missy said...

I love this! I'll want to repaint my daughters dresser and do numbers on those drawers also!
Thanks for sharing...and no...it never end. good thing, Cause I would be bored! lol

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I love this. I don't think it needs the extra stencil. Looks great with just the numbers. Do you have knobs? I couldn't see any. Love the fabric too. I'm a fan of paisley!

Kolein said...

This is really nice. Turned out beautifully!

Found you from FJI on FB!

Nice to meet you! I'm going to read more!

Have a great night,
~Kolein

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Very pretty! It looks lovely with your bedding.

ChRiS said...

very very nice job and love the frabic you added

judi said...

wonderful makeover! found you via FJI

Michelle@ A Full Cottage said...

This looks wonderful. Ilove the numbers with the color of the fabric and the bedding. The mirror does look wonderful, I think that you found the perfect spot.

Please stop by my blog I am having a huge giveaway.

:) Michelle

{northern cottage} said...

the addition of the numbers just makes it....perfect. well done!

found you via the copy challenge - fun to see your idea come to life!

Heaven's Walk - said...

Adorable! What a great job you did on this! I just love the fabric addition! :)

xoxo laurie

Doda said...

I LOVE your wardrobe makeover. The numbers and fabric are perfect!

emmalina.lolly said...

What a GREAT peice!

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