Monday, July 2, 2012

Just a bit of Red, White and Blue - Cabinet Door Re-do

I am anxious to start decorating our house for the holidays. We moved in after Christmas so July 4th is our first chance.


I am not a huge July 4th decorator but I couldn't pass up the chance to paint something Red, White and Blue


If I wanted to be technical...I painted in ASCP Primer Red, Old White and Napoleonic Blue. ;)


This little project started with our ugly old built-ins.


Do you remember when they looked like this?
Dark, Dated and Unattractive.


Well...my husband fixed that:
He removed the doors, lined each cubby in bead-board to add texture and covered everything in a beautiful shade of crisp white.


It is amazing.


During the remodeling process, he asked me if I wanted to keep the cabinet doors. Of course I said yes. I can help but hold on to everything.

So, what to do, what to do, with a large stack of old and ugly cabinet doors?

Paint flags of course!

 I grabbed some of all shapes and sizes and began painting.
I chose to do an abstract version because of the look of the cabinet doors.


I took most of them to the shop and kept to matching ones for myself.
I hung them on our front porch and they look lovely! 
 
Thanks for checking in on me. :)
 
 

7 comments:

  1. Love these!! The colors work so wonderfully together on this.

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  2. Your husband's so talented! The work you've done is georgous:)

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  3. This is Melissa @ daisymaebelle.com Love the built-ins! Your husband did a fantastic job with those! And, I love the flags you painted. I have some old doors in my garage right now left over from some built-ins that we recently had removed. I think I know just the project for one of them now! Following you through "linky!"

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  4. Looks so good! So creative with the flags!

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  5. Well aren't you clever? So cute! Next time I see someone's cabinet in the dumpster pile I am digging it out and painting a flag!

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  6. love these,yur a girl after my own heart...last year we redid our kitchen and I kept alot of the cabinet doors...I started painting them and the inset section became a chalkboard.....Loving your doors.....I did a Texas from some old pallet boards....love your abstract vision on TX flag...

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