Armoire Renovation

4 Materials
$100
8 Hours
Easy

I’m not at all crafty like so many others on this site, but I wanted to share my armoire-to-bar project. I know many of you have these in your basement now since some donation sites won’t even take them. Here's how I gave mine a whole new fresh look and function! Check it out.

This is what it looked like when we started.

Mine had a large hole cut out of the back for our TV. I used wooden slats to fill in the back.


I decided to use this pretty blue grey paint. Rethunk Junk paint requires no priming or sanding, I love it!

These are the slats I used for the back of the armoire.

For the inside shelf, I bought already primed wood at Home Depot that clicked together and had it cut to fit the space. I glued it in place with wood glue.

I then did a little sanding which added to the distressed look. It's the details that count!

Finished! It now serves as a perfect wine rack. It looks great, and I hope you like it too.

Suggested materials:

  • Rethunk Junk paint  (You probably need to order it.)
  • Wood cut to fit  (Home Depot)
  • Wood glue
See all materials

Top Hometalk Projects

18 Adorable Bird Feeders You'll Want To Make Right Now
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
21 Ways to Have More Polka Dots in Your Life
17 Faux Brick Ideas For Your Home
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
17 DIY-Inspiring Kitchen Backsplashes
23 DIY Wall Clocks That'll Transform Your Whole Room
14 Cool Ways To Upholster Chairs That You Can DIY
30 Creative Ways To Repurpose Baking Pans
31 Space-Saving DIY Ideas That'll Keep Your Home Organized
31 Amazing Furniture Flips You Have to See to Believe
31 Coastal Decor Ideas Perfect For Your Home
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
22 Ideas To Make Your Terra Cotta Pots Look Oh-So-Pretty

Have a question about this project?

3 of 4 questions

Join the conversation

2 of 24 comments
  • Linda
    on May 8, 2020

    Have when in my pole shed that's a dup for your's! Definitely going to redo now. Thx for the idea!

  • Kelly J. Tinney
    on May 8, 2020

    We all know now where the party is at! 🥃🍷🍹🍸🧊🍾🥂🍻🍺

Your comment...