Facelift: Armadio

11 Jun

A while back I received this old sticker-covered cupboard from a friend who was getting rid of it.  It took me three hours to get the hundreds of stickers off the cupboard doors (my fingertips were raw and bloody by the end). After the de-stickering I gave it a few coats of white paint.

I  then ordered some wallpaper samples from an online shop in Holland.And this is the result.For now I’ve left the big cupboard door white.  Good idea or would it look better with wallpaper?A great way to brighten up and bring new life to old furniture!

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10 Responses to “Facelift: Armadio”

  1. petra June 11, 2012 at 13:15 #

    looooovvvvve. omg, love so much. Do not do the big door, leave it white. I love this cupboard (ikea) but they don’t sell it anymore here. 😦

  2. Morgan June 11, 2012 at 14:36 #

    I love it, its beautiful! Such a creative idea.

  3. americanmominbordeaux June 11, 2012 at 14:59 #

    Wow – you are so creative. It’s beautiful! I would have never thought to do that. I like the big door white!…thanks for so many of your wonderful ideas. I love reading your blog!

  4. cilia1 June 11, 2012 at 15:33 #

    supermooi gelukt
    echt echt waar
    laat de grote deur maar wit,dan komen de kleine deurtjes beter tot hun recht
    mami

  5. Julie De Keyzer June 11, 2012 at 15:35 #

    Waw Jill, again a beautiful project … I would put paper on the door too … I like lots of colour … but apparently I am the only one who thinks so! Makes me question my taste!!
    I will send you a mail with news from us soon!! xxxx

  6. Jen June 11, 2012 at 19:06 #

    I would leave it painted a solid colour….just not white. Maybe the same yellow that’s in the little dots on the orangey wallpaper? Love your latest project…beautiful!

  7. patama June 11, 2012 at 23:30 #

    Meraviglioso! Devo venire a vederlo dal vivo 😉

  8. theperfectnose June 12, 2012 at 10:27 #

    Nice! Chevron for the big door! 😄 Or you could (depending on what’s in front of it) setup a mirror there (although the inside of the door is better for that) or even a really nice large print..

  9. Deepa June 12, 2012 at 17:25 #

    Echt mooi! I like the white on the big door 🙂

  10. Jen June 13, 2012 at 22:57 #

    I love it! What a creative way to transform the piece and give it new life. Gorgeous!

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