1930's Sideboard Buffet

One of the many ways that we’ve been blessed is by old friends who encouraged us in this adventure called FunCycled. This makeover comes with a lot of memories for me. When I was a little kid, the families that went to our church were so close to each other. One of those families asked if we would want to "funcycle" this sideboard buffet?
Before
This 1930's sideboard was in their entry way for as long as I can remember. It made me so excited to bring it back to life.
First things first… the mirror was pretty badly damaged so it had to go. I removed it from the back. For the glass section, we bought tin from Home Depot that is usually used as a back splash in kitchens. It’s not actual tin, but it looks just like it. I thought the tin was a little too bright so I used glaze to darken it up a bit.
Both sides of the buffet were severely damaged. John repaired those sides using Bondo and lots of sanding. Then, he sanded the whole piece to give me a nice “toothe” to repaint it. I used a beautiful medium sage green from Behr and made it into chalk paint.
I don’t normally paint the insides of drawers because they usually get scratched anyway and I find that they don’t slide as well. In this case, it was already painted so I did paint the inside yellow and I lined the one silverware drawer with an AMAZING fabric by Amy Butler. Then everything was sealed for extra surface protection.
Are you ready for the after picture?
I think she's a beauty!
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