Thursday, July 21, 2011

New File Cabinet

Can you believe it?  My first post in almost two months!  I have been working on a few things, but most are sitting half finished in the garage. 

When I first saw Miss Mustard Seed's chalkboard cabinet, I knew I had to have one.  I've been searching for a cheap two drawer file cabinet for all my paperwork and scrapbook paper.  I finally found one a couple weeks ago.  Who knew it would be so hard to find.

Here it is before.  Not too bad, just a few chips.  I lightly sanded the entire cabinet and then wiped it down to remove any dust.


After a coat of primer and two coats of chalkboard paint I ended up with this:


I'm still trying to find just the right spot for it, and something cute to put on top, but I like it.  And once I actually file all my paperwork, my office will look so much more organized!

Linking To:
Embellishing Life, The Girl Creative, A Bowl Full of Lemons, Somewhat Simple
Fireflies and Jellybeans, Beyond the Picket Fence, Romantic Home,
Tidy Mom, Sassy Sites, Simply Sweet Home, Dittle Dattle

10 comments:

  1. I had no idea that you could paint a file cabinet! Yours turned out so cute. We have a huge, ugly brown cabinet that is hiding in a closet. I'm going to try to paint it and move it out into the open! Thanks for the idea.

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  2. Really nice. And I love the chalkboard idea, the kids can draw on it! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. what a great idea!!! These can be not very attractive but yours is awesome. I love it!!!
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  4. I love all the file cabinet make overs I'm seeing. Yours is great.

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  5. This looks fun to make!!! i always see these at the thrift store and i sure need one and i can totally do it this way!

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  6. With that, you can easily label and design the filing cabinet with whatever you want, especially if the content changes overtime.

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  7. I featured this on my blog - I love it so much! What a fantastic idea. Thank you!

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  8. Great article about File Cabinet. I really like your blog very much and also share this article with my friends and keep it up

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  9. Put an appropriate label on the outside of each file drawer and throw away all the nasty old folders.

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  10. What a creative idea! I'm sure kids would love this file cabinet, or even the kids-at-heart. Thank you for giving me an inspiration in remodeling my file cabinet. Cheers!

    Ruby @ Williams Data Management

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