Here's a look at the filing cabinet before. It was just a plain metal cabinet, in relatively good condition, but definitely in need of some sprucing up.
DIY Filing Cabinet Makeover
I needed a space to store some important paperwork and I wanted it to be cute - so I took a metal filing cabinet that I found at Goodwill for about $15 and transformed it into an adorable place to store all of my papers. If you love this simple project, check out more easy DIY projects over on my blog, Love & Renovations.
I used Rust-Oleum's spray paint to paint both the drawers and the base of the cabinet. The base is Oregano and the drawers are Chiffon cream.
Once the cabinet was dry, I added some large gold stickers to the drawers - one says "Work" the other says "Life". I didn't seal the stickers, and they seem to be holding up fine so far, but if they begin to peel I'll use a clear coat to hold them in place.
This was a super fast and simple project and I love how it turned out! You could get really creative with the colors and style of how you do this, but a little spray paint goes a long way when you've got an ugly metal filing cabinet! You can see a full video tutorial for this project on my YouTube channel.
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