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"A tale of two cabinets"
Carolyn Van Hosen
July 9, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I titled this post as such because of the dramatic transformation of a vintage cabinet I purchased a few weeks ago; the refurbishing of this piece was intense but the results speak for themselves. It is solid cherry and other than broken glass panes in the doors, it was in really good shape. I have always loved black and white as a backdrop to decor and it seemed the perfect "palette" for this piece as I wanted to emphasize the architectural details and the "grills" behind the glass. Initially, I was leaning towards painting the entire cabinet black: it would have been done in less than half the time! But, those sassy details begged to be highlighted...who am I to ignore the insistent call of architectural elements in the spotlight?