Thursday, October 13, 2011

Kitchen Pantry--A project is in the works!

by Leslie

Whilst Erin was buying and starting to clean out her new home last week, I was here in Rochester, inspired to find a project of my own--although nothing as big as fixing up a house!

I went to our local Salvation Army to search for something to work on.  It just so happened that the workers there were unloading a truck as I was walking through the furniture.  Lo and behold, they set before me this beauty:


It's a cute little antique kitchen pantry cabinet.  Well, I don't know how antique it is, but if you look closely, this comic doesn't look like it's from last week's paper...

It's the wordiest Peanuts comic I've ever read.  You don't need to attempt it.

So, what do you think I should do with this work of art?


Here's the inside.  You can see that there are several layers of paint.  The green is underneath the white.

I'm thinking I might strip it and start afresh.  What do you think?



All I know is that it needs some work and some love.  Which I am definitely willing to offer.  So lend me your suggestions, folks.  I need some inspiration!

6 comments:

  1. I think you just need to repaint it, white is ok for such cabinet.

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  2. I have a cabinet just like this -- grey blue outside and green inside...I sanded the loose paint off and there was some sort of design on the front at the top...

    We use the cabinet as is, with the original paint sanded a bit to eliminate chips, as our pantry cabinet in our mountain cabin. Love it!

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Kitchen Pantry--A project is in the works!

by Leslie

Whilst Erin was buying and starting to clean out her new home last week, I was here in Rochester, inspired to find a project of my own--although nothing as big as fixing up a house!

I went to our local Salvation Army to search for something to work on.  It just so happened that the workers there were unloading a truck as I was walking through the furniture.  Lo and behold, they set before me this beauty:


It's a cute little antique kitchen pantry cabinet.  Well, I don't know how antique it is, but if you look closely, this comic doesn't look like it's from last week's paper...

It's the wordiest Peanuts comic I've ever read.  You don't need to attempt it.

So, what do you think I should do with this work of art?


Here's the inside.  You can see that there are several layers of paint.  The green is underneath the white.

I'm thinking I might strip it and start afresh.  What do you think?



All I know is that it needs some work and some love.  Which I am definitely willing to offer.  So lend me your suggestions, folks.  I need some inspiration!

6 comments:

  1. I think you just need to repaint it, white is ok for such cabinet.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I have a cabinet just like this -- grey blue outside and green inside...I sanded the loose paint off and there was some sort of design on the front at the top...

    We use the cabinet as is, with the original paint sanded a bit to eliminate chips, as our pantry cabinet in our mountain cabin. Love it!

    ReplyDelete

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