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Repurposed Cabinet Door

Make a shabby french bread maker kitchen sign out of an old cabinet door
Here is how I saved/transformed this cabinet.
I started off by cleaning the cabinet by simply wiping it with a wet rag. Next, I started painting it in French Linen chalk paint by Annie Sloan.
I didn't bother sanding at all. I then painted it in Old White from Annie Sloan (2 coats). Once dry, I distressed the edges a bit by sanding with a 150 grit sandpaper. I then smoothed the entire cabinet with a light sanding with 220 sandpaper. It was now ready for the transfer.
I used citra solv for the image transfer. Visit my blog for step by step instructions and more photos and ideas for cabinet door makeover!

To see more: http://vintagereflections.wordpress.com/2014/11/27/le-pain-du-marche-diy-french-bread-sign/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Colleen
    Colleen Canada
    on Mar 22, 2015

    I love this transformation of a cast off cabinet door! Where do you buy your citra solv? I haven't been able to find it locally.

    • Mary
      Mary Canada
      on Mar 22, 2015

      I ordered it from Amazon because it's nowhere to be found here either unfortunately!

  • Katrina Warren
    Katrina Warren Levelland, TX
    on Mar 22, 2015

    Very nice, great job!

  • Sandie S
    Sandie S Jacksonville, FL
    on Mar 22, 2015


  • Shari Skalland
    Shari Skalland Montgomery Creek, CA
    on Mar 22, 2015

    LOVE it!!! 💛💙💜💚❤️

  • Jbh0521
    Jbh0521 Holly Springs, NC
    on Mar 23, 2015

    I love painting signs on cabinet doors! I get mine for $3-5 at our Habitat ReStore. Love your transformation!

    • Mary
      Mary Canada
      on Mar 23, 2015

      Thank you! Doesn't beat free but still a good deal!

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