My next project will be to put cabinet shelves in it so I don’t have to stack everything but for now I just wanted to cover all my stuff.
Peekaboo Cabinets to Hidden Storage
We have recently sold our house and moved into a motorhome while we figure out where we will be living. Of course I can’t sit still too long in there a few things that were bothering me. First was the previous owners remodeled the RV and made one of the couch areas into dog kennels. I am sure it worked great for them and their three dogs but we do not have any animals at this time, the exact reason why we felt it would be a good time to stay in an RV. So the simple solution to spruce it up a little bit and it was super easy. Probably be done with any cabinet that was exposed to the items inside.
Cabinets are large and can store alot
I went down and bought a roll of burlap at the hobby lobby
I went down and bought a roll of burlap at the hobby lobby. Pulled out my glue gun and my staple gun and went to work..
I measured the height and the width of the back of the door. Making sure to make it a little bit bigger so I can fold it under and keep the burlap from fraying.
This step super easy other than my multiple burns!
I literally was just hot glue gun the underside and then staple it into place stretching it across and then hot glue gun it and staple it into place. I figured gluing it and stapling it was less likely to push through the slats and look tacky in a couple months
Once I finish the burlap I couldn’t stand the bright brass knobs. I started googling ways to age them and at least not stand out like a sore thumb.
Trying to age knobs
I soap the knobs in vinegar for a day I’ll need to take them out and find that it hadn’t even penetrated the finish. So I figured that vinegar would help a little bit of opening the pores For paint so I went a different route.
I finally just dipped them in an enamel paint
I finally just dipped them in an enamel paint, I didn’t have spray paint handy and didn’t want to run to hardware store. I thought this was more of a charcoal blue and it would look fine. I dipped them and let them dry for 24 hours they turned out pretty darn good and I can’t wait to do all the knobs in the RV as they’re all bright brass. And there is like 100!
Once knobs dried I put them back on
Once the knobs dried I put them back on. I think it works perfect and I can’t wait to finish up the rest of the RV.
I love how it turned out
I love how it turned out, did you have to replace the cabinet doors I literally just made do with what I had and it actually gives them a little more character. I will redo all the knobs in the coach when I get a chance. if I ever decide to get three dogs I can always take the burlap off and house my dogs. I hope you like it simple simple simple fix. Me know what you think. Thank you