Covered in YEARS of grime and dust, home to approximately 764 spiders, it was beautiful to me!
I have NO idea how long it must have sat out there, only marginally protected from the elements. You can see that the finish was shot and the drawers were falling out…
…but the base was intact. I took the cabinet off, cleaned up the base, and then freshened it up with a new coat of paint.
Inspired by Full Circle Creation’s sewing base remake, I built a new top with a shelf underneath. I just think it makes the whole thing just a little more useful (wouldn’t it make a great nightstand for one of those tall beds?).
And because I can’t live without my old graphics…I used this vintage clothing ad from the Graphics Fairy to dress up the top. I was trying to make it look like an old crate or something!
I love the combination of wood and metal in so many things! Wish I had a place in my house for this one.
This is actually the second sewing base I have remade like this, inspired by Holly. The first one sold at the Barn Sale before I had a proper picture of it, but you can get a glimpse here (I used this Graphics Fairy image):
Which one do you like better?
Note: I've had some questions about the transfer method I used...well, I didn't use one. I used my Silhouette machine to create a vinyl stencil out of the Graphics Fairy images, and then I painted the images on.
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