This cabinet was on the way to the dump the next day! It was boring, brown and had some children's drawings on the back... But it had beautiful bones.

Before Upcycling


It had a slight musty smell so I primed it all over to block the odor in.   Then I scuff sanded the surface with 180 grit  sandpaper to get it ready for paint.

Prep for Paint


It's important to choose a paint color that inspires you. This was painted in a charcoal gray, to make a statement. You'll need two coats or more depending on the paint brand you choose.

Paint the Furniture


I then added a decorative element for an extra flourish. I used a Japanese-inspired floral wallpaper to add a beautiful background.

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