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DIY China Cabinet to Craft Shelves

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I have to admit it took me some time before I was ready to start on this project.  I could see in my mind what I wanted but was I willing to distress the cabinet, take out the glass panels, repaint the wood finish.  Why was it a hard decision?  Totally sentimental!!  This was our first china cabinet years ago.  How excited we were to put a beautiful traditional china cabinet and French dining table with six chairs in the dining room.  The room had waited so long for furniture and here it was finally.  A dream come true! 

When I finally decided the cabinet was the perfect storage solution for my sewing studio I bit the bullet and bought the paint.  Then the work began.  The robin egg blue chalk paint finish is the perfect accent for the gray walls and white tables in the room.  I love it and only wish I hadn't  waited so long.  Here's a peek of the process.


The cabinet has three open cupboard doors on top and three wood cupboards on the bottom.  I love chalk paint.  No need t…