Art Deco Cabinet Turned French Country

We bought this art deco china cabinet a few weeks ago and I decided it was time to refresh it.  Originally we thought we would sell it as is down at FOUNDRY but it never made it to the shop and I was needing a little creative outlet!

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I decided to use a base coat of Annie Sloan Aubusson Blue (one of my all time favs) and then put country grey as the top coat just to add a little interest.  I ended up distressing it quite a bit around the edges.  He is finished off with Johnson’s clear wax. I just love how the blue pops out.

Introducing ART

Great details!

Original hardware

Love these legs!

See the aubusson blue poking through...love it:-)

What's not to love! $275 as is (glass needs to be replaced) $325 with new glass

The great thing about these little cabinets is that they don’t need to be used for just “china” anymore.  Now a days they make great storage for books, toys, arts & craft supplies or even to store diapers, etc. in a nursery.

ART will be for sale on my etsy site and at the barn sale in january {read more about the barn here!} or you can email me kelly@stylishpatina.com if you are interested.

 

 

 




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6 Responses to Art Deco Cabinet Turned French Country

  1. SuzyMcq says:

    It would be more French if you used chicken wire, gently sprayed or even lightly brushed in a metallic color to match your pulls.

  2. SuzyMcq says:

    instead of replacing the glass…..just a thought.

  3. Peggy says:

    Oh I love how it turned out especially the blue peeking through and those legs. I do have a let fetish! 🙂

  4. Karen says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, love the color, and what a fantastic makeover! Visiting from MMS.

    ps I host a linky party every Friday, I would love it if you could stop by and link up. Thanks!

  5. Roeshel says:

    It’s gorgeous! Great job!

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