A New Life for an Old Filing Cabinet
I was almost ready to throw this outdated old filing cabinet out when I had an idea. I remembered an expensive campaign dresser I had seen in an expensive home decor store, and thought I could give my filing cabinet a glamourous makeover!
With some paint and new hardware, this icky old filing cabinet looks like a whole new piece of furniture. I adore it now!
Here's what it looked like before - it's laminated MDF in an outdated honey oak finish.
I cleaned it, painted it with a chalk style paint...
... and then installed some inexpensive, chunky brass hardware.
Doesn't it look so much better?!
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