Boutique Style Armoire

Boutique style clothing armoire with fabric lined interior

You might remember this armoire from a previous post, Buyer's Remorse. The main point of contention was the doors were not working properly and would not stay shut.

BEFORE interior of armoire

Luckily my husband is good at fixing things, and he was able to add new door latches. Good as new!

Repairing doors on armoire
Repairing doors on armoire.

For the exterior, I custom mixed some paint and applied a paint wash to soften the color. If you're interested in learning the paint wash technique, you can view my blog post HERE.

Custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors.
Custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors.


Applying paint wash.
Applying paint wash.

The interior wasn't anything that I would want to put my clothes in. So I painted the interior and then lined the wardrobe section with fabric. I used a toile fabric labeled "Spa" which tied in nicely with my boutique style. I'll include how I lined the interior with fabric in a separate post which you can read HERE (How to Line Furniture with Fabric).

Cutting fabric to line the interior
Cutting fabric to line the interior

After:

Vintage armoire.
Vintage armoire.

Cupboard shelves
Cupboard shelves

Armoire interior
Armoire interior

Doors with decorative heart hanging from knob
Doors with decorative heart hanging from knob

Corner of armoire with distressed finish
Corner of armoire with distressed finish

Distressed layered paint finish
Distressed layered paint finish

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Supply List

Custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors as shown in the photo. See below for the exact colors used. The paint comes in quart size or small pots. (Affiliate links. Doesn't cost you extra.)


Old Ochre (also used for the interior and paint wash)
Greek Blue
Louis Blue
Old White
Soft Clear Wax

Comments

  1. Oh my goodness Patricia, this is stunning from the inside out! Love the paint finish and the pretty toille fabric lined interior - perfection. Pinned

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind words Marie. They lifted my spirits.

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  2. Just beautiful. Beautifully renovated.

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