This is a little skinny kitchen cabinet I picked up through ABC Distributing. It added much needed cabinet space in our kitchen. I was never thrilled with the finish, but it functioned great as it does not take up much space in our kitchen. I am not sure how she managed to do it, but my active little 2 year-old decided one day to do a little modification herself and ripped a huge piece off the side leaving it scarred. It was very noticeable and I didn’t have the funds to go out and buy another cabinet. So, I decided to re-style it.
Mod Podge Matte Finish
Electric Blue and Black Acrylic Paint
My kitchen is a bright yellow and even though I originally wanted to paint it black, I was compelled to pick a color a bit out of the ordinary, so I decided to go with blue. I thought it would really “pop” against the yellow walls. I did a light sanding on it, and skipped the priming this time. I painted the entire piece blue and let it dry. I then outlined the door in black. I measured out the scrap paper, paying close attention to line the flower pattern up as best I could. I had to glue it in pieces, so by matching it up, it made the pattern seem more seamless. I used the Mod Podge to glue down the scrapbook paper on the door surface and the top surface of the cabinet. I let dry and then covered with three coats of Mod Podge to seal the piece. I like this piece because it is unique and it actually looks better in person than in the picture. It is holding up well and so far appears to be toddler proof!