Lately, while visiting my favorite thrift store, I have come across a variety of vintage jewelry cabinets. They have all been to my liking, although some of them need a little TLC. It goes without saying that I bought them all, and plan to rehabilitate and paint them one by one. Here I show you how I renovated the first one.
This one that I present to you today was in great condition, with only a little dust. It had all its pieces intact, including the carousel to hang chains and necklaces from.
I started by cleaning it with a solution of equal parts of vinegar, water and dish soup. Then I let it dry completely, and started the painting process.
I gave it a light sanding with a 220 sandpaper pad and then applied the paint. For this one I chose Timeless from Velvet Finishes by Kellie Smith. This paint has no harmful VOC, no odor, and can be used inside. There is no real need to sand, but I still did it before the first and second coats.
I tried to remove the little drawer’s handles to paint then, but they were impossible to take out. So, I ended covering them with masking tape. When the time came to paint the handles, I used a small painter’s brush dipped in gold liquid paint.
Those little drawers are so cute
The original window on the door was a piece of stained glass that was in really good shape. To give it a more vintage look, I painted the glass from the inside with gold spray paint and distressed it a bit to make it look old. The whole piece was also distressed with gold paint.
Do you like it? I’m in love!
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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Velvet Finishes in the form of paints. Although this post is sponsored, all the opinions are my own.