Faux Painting an Old Wood and Tin Pantry Cabinet

Sometimes all it takes is a little creativity and a few supplies to you make over a plain piece of furniture to something more attractive.

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Beforeblue cabinet BEFORE front and side VIEWS:

I started out with a simple hand built “antique” pantry made from what was once most likely standard sizes of lumber and sheet metal in the panels on the doors.

Though it had taken a beating over the years I decided not to smooth out or fill in any of it’s flaws before repainting it. They gave it character.

Some might say so did the, what I call the “eighties bangs”, at the top front, but not I. So off those pieces came.

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Becky Alexander-Conrad

Becky is an organizational guru, a fanatic for furniture restoration, sewing for the home and DIY home projects from design to fruition.