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Easy Cabinet Door Projects

I've been at it again! I LOVE using cabinet doors for quick and easy projects. They come in all shapes and sizes and most are very decorative.
Most of these cabinet doors were given to me by a friend who bought them at auction and never got around to doing anything with them. I hope she doesn't regret that decision.... at least I'm putting them to good use!
Using 2 small cabinet doors and 2 scrap 1x4's I was quickly able to make fun and easy wall shelves!
Having the right tools and supplies is really what makes a project come together quickly. Although you could use regular screws or nails to attach the cabinet door to the 1x4, I prefer using pocket holes and wood glue to get a very strong joint.
Speaking of great tools, I use my Homeright Finish Max for nearly all of my painted projects. Not only is it quick and easy to use (and clean) it gives such a great finish on your project.
You can see how easy these shelves came together--very simple construction.
I painted one white . . .
and another one black.
tip: I use brown craft paper (that I get when I order items online) for sanding my diy chalky paint primer.
For more tips and ideas for cabinet doors visit My Repurposed Life here: http://www.myrepurposedlife.com/2015/10/easy-cabinet-door-projects.html
I used a vinyl phrase I cut with my Silhouette Portrait to embellish this simple cabinet door shelf.
It seriously doesn't get any easier than this. All in all I did four projects with these doors, hop over to the blog to get more tips and see the other projects.

To see more: http://www.myrepurposedlife.com/2015/10/easy-cabinet-door-projects.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Oct 28, 2015

    Oh I love the But First, COFFEE. That is so me this morning :) Awesome project!

  • S.Harley
    S.Harley Burbank, CA
    on Oct 28, 2015

    These are great! My sister and I just had our guest bathroom vanity replaced and I made them keep the cabinet doors for me. You've given me inspiration. :)

    • S.Harley
      S.Harley Burbank, CA
      on Oct 29, 2015

      @Gail--My Repurposed Life It's because of posts like yours that I even had that thought...so, Thank You! :)

  • Sandra Crosbie
    Sandra Crosbie Ireland
    on Nov 1, 2015

    They are really beautiful.

  • Heather
    Heather United Kingdom
    on Nov 1, 2015

    Really looks good. You did a great job :)

  • Lanaquilter
    Lanaquilter Lansing, MI
    on Nov 1, 2015

    These shelves are so neat. Wish I was as talented. Maybe if I have Home Fepot or some one cut the wood for me I could do it. Thx for sharing! Love love love them both.

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