Friday, August 3, 2012

Sunny Rolling Cart Revamp

My mom found this rolling cabinet in someone's trash pile! She snagged it and held onto it in her garage until I came to visit, at which point I carted it back up to Vermont with me from some serious TLC.


I didn't like the dark, sticky look that it had and I wanted to take it in a completely opposite direction, so I splashed it with my favorite color... yellow!


I think it's LOVELY! Do you like it? I spray painted the screens white because for some reason there was a red outline on it. I'm debating keeping or selling this piece. I'll decide next week.





The wheels on the bottom of this piece have inspired me to make my own rolling dolly platform for fixing up furniture in the future. It's difficult to move large pieces in and out of the garage when Mike isn't around, so a rolling block will help. And it will keep the pieces off the ground a few inches so I can get complete paint coverage from top to bottom. So that's up next!

Meanwhile I am working on 2 file cabinets, however this weekend I will have to put that on hold as Mike and I trek out to Rochester, NY to see my grandparents and family! I'm also playing along with a few August photo challenges, so follow me on Twitter @TheresaMcCabe and Instagram @TheresaMcCabe to see my fabulous photography skills! Have a great day :)

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9 comments:

  1. I love it! Looks great!

    Hope you have a great week! Drop by nichollvincent.blogspot.com and say hello!

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    1. Thank you! I love your blog and your style! So pretty :)

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  2. Visiting from Alderberry Hill-you did an amazing job on this! What a transformation! I'm now following you and hope you visit my new blog :)
    Susan
    www.mustlovejunk.blogspot.com

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    1. Love your blog! Hope to one day visit your store in OH :)

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  3. Nice transformation! So much cleaner looking now. Thanks for sharing at Etcetorize this week!

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  4. I absolutely love it! I can't believe someone threw this piece away! You did such a nice job. Thanks so much for linking up on Fabulous Friday at Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust. {Sorry I'm running late, I've been on vacation.}

    Warmly, Michelle

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