This piece was another doozy ~ seems like I've had a lot of those lately.
As you can see, I was drawn to the solid wood top, great deep & functional drawers and the ornate cabinet fronts. If you could have seen the dust/junk under those hideous pulls ~ eeeewwww, it gives me chills just thinking about it :(
I stripped & then heavily sanded the top to get down to bare wood. Primed & painted the piece in color matched Heirloom White (in a Behr premium paint, just trying to use it all up!). Kept the original hardware on the drawers & added some new, *much* more simple hardware for the cabinet doors.
I LOVE it. I may have trouble parting with it :) We shall see!
*Updated to add: At the right price, I didn't have too much trouble parting with it. Ha! I LOVE Miss Mustard Seed's recent post about her attachment to her stuff since starting her business. She shared that she's sold things she *never* thought she'd sell since she now has the right access to replace her pieces with even better ones. I had to leave her a comment & share that I have the exact same sentiments! I've had neighbors & family members aghast at some of the things I've sold (no family heirlooms or anything, just favorite pieces) but I know now that there will be others down the road. My husband likes to tell folks who come to our home that "everything" is for sale except the children :) And although that is not entirely true, there is not a lot I wouldn't sell for the right price!
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