Cabinet Conundrum

A couple of weeks ago, we were given a cabinet that dates back to the early 1900’s. Crazy. It’s mostly nicely distressed, but the parts that aren’t nicely distressed, are really banged up. So the dilemma here is, what on earth do I do with it?

It is currently sitting in my front hallway, in hopes that it will tell me what it wants. So far that isn’t working for me. Do I paint it or leave it? The only thing I’ve done with it thus far, is clean it, and fancy it up a little with some great black and white wallpaper to line the shelves. It looks ok… What do you think?

Jo-Anna

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6 Comments

  • Reply Anonymous October 29, 2010 at 4:21 PM

    Love it the way it is. Sav

  • Reply Sarah January 27, 2011 at 4:45 AM

    I think it’s gorgeous, I wish I had something like that in my house!

  • Reply gail@myrepurposedlife.net April 22, 2011 at 3:45 PM

    I think it’s very pretty! wondering what you did with it… 🙂

    You have a very nice blog! Being a mom these days is a lot different than when I was raising my “only” who is about to be married in 8 days! yikes!
    gail

  • Reply Carole July 5, 2012 at 2:31 AM

    If you want it to hold any value, don’t paint it. The distressed look is in!

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