Continuing with the low budget, practically no budget, happification of my kitchen decor next on the list was my vintage 70s kitchen china cabinet.
Here's the before. I painted it like this to go with my Royal Albert Country Roses china, but after many years and just like the rest of my kitchen I was ready for a change to a lighter and brighter decor.
The first thing I did was paint the inside with two coats of white with the same paint and primer combo that I used on the kitchen walls.
This is Take 2 of the outside of the cabinet, which is a mixture of my kitchen cupboards colour and white paint. To check out my Take 1 mistake click on the link at the end of this post.
Since I love colour this was just a tad boring for me.
After looking around for a while I found this fabulous polka dot gift wrap at the dollar store for, what else, $1. I didn't even use the whole thing so technically this cost me about 50 cents..
I measured the inside areas of the cabinet and cut out the pieces.
I simply attached the gift wrap with pieces of double sided tape.
This way I can feel free to change it anytime in the future if I want to.
To finish it off I spray painted the hardware a nice bright red.
Here's the before again.
And the happified after.
It was so easy an inexpensive to totally transform this piece into a bright and happy place to display my future milk glass collection. I've always admired milk glass and now I have a place to show off my future finds. I'm so looking forward to garage sale season this year. Maybe I'll get lucky!
To check out the makeover of my old kitchen cupboards click here.