Monday, March 28, 2011

A Hutch Redone!

So I needed something to use as an entryway table in between my front door and coat closet. The space was screaming for some color. I found this "not so beautiful" hutch at our local thrift shop for just $25! I know most people probably walked right by it thinking, ugh! that thing isn't worth $25. But, if you took a closer look, it was a very solid piece of furniture and it only had very minor flaws. With a little sanding and about 3 cans of spray paint, it was reborn!

BEFORE



AFTER

I got these knobs at Lowes, but they were too brassy looking for me. I found some handles that I loved (see below) and I liked the shape of these knobs but wanted them to match the handles a little better, so I took a Scotch Pad and sandpaper to them and aged them a little bit, see below.

Before sanding
After Sanding 

 Love these beauties!

Now I have the perfect place to store all of our board games!

All supplies were purchased at Lowes.
3 Cans of Valspar "New Avocado" Spray Paint
2 Knobs
2 Handles
Total about $20.00 + $25 for hutch =$45 for one really cool piece!


10 comments:

  1. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave in the Cutting category today [29 Mar 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  2. Love it!!! Great job!!! I'm always in the lookout for great pieces to redo.
    Crystal

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  3. Wow, this is just BEAUTIFUL! Love the color!

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  4. That is beautiful! I could use 1 or 2 of those - one in my entry for keys, dog walking stuff and shoes/boots in the cabinets and then one upstairs in my living room to hide my small kitchen appliances that i use but want to keep out of my valuable kitchen cabinets. I also like how you have games in yours :) Around here, it's hard to find a piece like that - at that height, they usually have drawers at least on one side - so that's an EXTRA good find!!

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  5. Very nice. I never great furniture at the thrift store :)

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  6. It turned out great! Looks like a fun project.
    Evelyn

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  7. GORGEOUS. Love the redo and the color is fantastic. Wish I could find things like this for that price

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  8. After is always better! It looks really good can't wait to see the next makeover.

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  9. HI...I have really enjoyed browsing your blog, I am now a new follower! Love your furniture transformations.
    audrey

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  10. The work you did on this hutch is very inspiring! I'm new to DIY redo's and I will definitely keep this peice in mind for inspiration. Thanks!

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