Curio Cabinet

In the Cottage is a piece of furniture that fits perfectly between the front door and large window.

The curio cabinet was one of the first pieces of furniture to move into the Cottage with the tenant.

It is a tall slender curio cabinet.

White

Its owner is thinking of getting rid of it but I suggested she might paint it.

Black or graphite

To that end I sent a bunch of inspiration photos.

Antiqued

Similar cabinets transformed by paint.

Turquoise

Finally.

Black

Does one stand out as perfect?

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Author: Jo

Welcome to The Glade, where the second generation of renovations has just begun and the mania about our home, music and other passions fill our days and nights. We’re Charlie and Jo in the music world; Mary Jo and Charles to family; and JoJo and Charlie to each other. We are renovating a midcentury house in a Victorian historic district where we want to live there the rest of our lives. It's a 1946 house located in Maryland. We were married in this house. Thus far (pre-blog) we refinished cabinets, added a window seat (still working on the cushion), rearranged a wall in the guest house due to sink/vanity replacement, planted a vegetable garden, and other quick and not-so-quick fixes. So this latest zeal for construction is the result of my having lived here since 1997 and feeling a need to ready the house for the next chapter and beyond.

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