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Blog Post #300: From Boring to Coastal Charm

I found this cabinet at a local thrift store and immediately decided to paint it neutral for a quick sale. But I changed my mind. More on that later . . .

The bat wing drawer pull gave the cabinet an outdated look, and one of the knobs on the bottom doors was missing.

I rummaged through my stash of hardware, but couldn't find anything suitable. So I planned to purchase a farmhouse style bin pull along with a set of round knobs for the doors. Easy-peasy quick sale in my future . . . but wait! I saw an ad for the exact same cabinet that was painted by another local furniture painter. She painted it a neutral color with a farmhouse bin pull. And it turned out lovely, but I didn't want to be a copycat, so I decided to change up my plan slightly.

Hang in there and we'll get to the end result soon. The inside of the drawer was lined with contact paper which kept the drawer in fairly good condition. I removed the liner for further evaluation.

But there were lots of pencil marks h…

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