I bought this little vegetable cabinet at a church rummage sale about 5 or 6 years ago and have kept it in the Wee Little House all this time.
When I bought it I really did not like it but I thought it might be useful SOMEDAY.
Someday has come. It is the perfect size to fit between the refrigerator and the kitchen window and sturdy enough to hold our commercial coffee grinder.
I decided to paint it (what else) blue. The actual color is Rustoleum Gloss Navy. The inside is rarely seen so I left the bare wood.
I sprayed the bright brass hinges and screws with metallic charcoal (my favorite).
And the 3 wooden knobs were metalized.
Thus far this is just a little painted cabinet.
I also wanted to do something with the homely little glass panels. This is where the Pinterest connection comes in.
I’ve been wanting to paint on glass like the cabinet above. And I’ve been wanting to use some French Graphics Fairy lettering like the template below.
The glass was printed on both sides: the outline on the front and the colored fill on the back.
Then I taped the reversed image on the front of the glass.
And painted it with black paint left over from the piano desk project. Unfortunately the black paint and brush was a miserable failure so I scraped the paint from the glass and tried paint pens.
Since the black paint didn’t make much impact I outlined the black script from behind with blue.
From the front the writing is black with a blue outline.
Then the panes were inserted into the cabinet. I didn’t finish the project until after dark so please excuse the flash photo and the fingerprints on the glass.
My Pinterest Challenge Project
The before and after.
So there’s my Pinterest project finished in less than a week. Woo-hoo!
Have you been pinning in vain? What do you do after you use a Pinterest idea? Keep it on your board? Or unPin it?