Medicine Cabinet Update ~ Twice the Fun

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There is rarely a time that I don’t go with my gut when I spy something in the thrift store that piques my interest. However, there are occasions where I ponder, debate, and end up walking away only to go back and get whatever it is I left behind. Such is the case with this time, except it’s not just one medicine cabinet, it’s two. ahem. (giveaway alert!)

Medicine Cabinet Set Before Makeovers by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

I guess you may be wondering two things: (1) why did I leave them (2) why did I go back and get them? Well, since we ship most of our shop items, I have promised JC that I would stop buying small pieces with glass or mirrors in them because he about has a heart attack when he has to package them. haha. We have no problem with large items on pallets, just nerve wracking with the smaller ones that need boxed.

Needless to say, I went back and got them to torture him. JUST KIDDING!! I actually had a revelation as I was pulling away from the store (of course, not while in store). So, they next morning I went back to see if they were still there. Not only were they still there, but I found a few more goodies to use my 35% off coupon on. SCORE!

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They’re not in bad shape, but do have wear, missing parts, and some staining going on. They also aren’t identical, but very similar. Here’s medicine cabinet #1 on the inside.

Interior of Medicine Cabinet #2 | prodigalpieces.com

And here’s a peek at the interior of medicine cabinet #2…

Medicine Cabinet #1 Interior | prodigalpieces.com

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First order of business was to remove the doors, and then remove the mirrors. No worries as the mirrors will find a forever home too – not the landfill. Once the doors were off, it was time to give this twin set a good cleaning. In order to prep them, I used White Lightning, like I’ve done in the past, to give them a through cleaning.Dixie Belle White Lightning Cleaner for Furniture Prep | prodigalpieces.com

This stuff is awesome! I used 1 Tablespoon for one gallon of water, then cleaned up the medicine cabinet duo like a champ.

Cleaning Medicine Cabinets to Prep for Paint | prodigalpieces.com

Look at my bucket of water after I wiped them both down. Blucky! It always amazes me how dirty something can be even though to our eye it’s not that bad.

Dirty Water Bucket after Cleaning with Dixie Belle White Lightning | prodigalpieces.com

Before I started to refinish them, I did some hole filling with wood filler and made minor repairs here and there. It amazed me that the previous owners had these hung on the wall using screws through the micro thin backing and not proper hardware. These things are not light! I will remedy that soon to make them safe.

Since their original finish isn’t the greatest, there were stains and mixed woods to boot, paint is my best friend. Here are my color choices for the pair: Caviar, Vintage Duck Egg, and Cotton.

Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint Colors for Medicine Cabinet | Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

No primer needed, just putting it on with my favorite Stubby Brush. I carry 8 different styles of brushes in my shop, each with a specific job. See the selection HERE.

Painting Medicine Cabinet with Dixie Belle Paint in Caviar | prodigalpieces.com

After the first coat cures for about 2 hours, I apply a second coat. During the time the first coat is curing on the first cabinet, I spray paint the hardware and begin the first coat on the other cabinet. I decided to redo them in two different ways just for fun’s sake. I’m anxious to see which one you like best.

Once I completed the two coats on each medicine cabinet, I chose to showcase their interior with a pop of the Vintage Duck Egg. Again, using my Stubby Brush, I give each interior two coats, letting cure between.

Painting Medicine Cabinet Interior with Zibra Stubby Brush and Dixie Belle Vintage Duck Egg | Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

While those coats are curing, it’s time to tackle the doors. Since, I removed the mirrors (you’re welcome JC), I decided to open them up and add chicken wire for fun and texture, plus change the entire use of them. Now they are not bound to a bathroom, but can be used as a wall hutch anywhere in your home. Yay!

Adding Chicken Wire to Medicine Cabinet Doors by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

However, does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with chicken wire? I mean it looks so cool, but hurts so much!  Yes, I wear gloves and take all precautions, but when you are using the tightly rolled end of the roll, it’s doggone hard not to let it bite ya. Just sayin’.

And for those who are wanting to add chicken wire to doors, windows, etc., it’s quite simple. Cut to size with wire cutters leaving a bit of excess, fold over exposed ends, and staple in with a stapler/staples like this one here. Easy…just owie. You are now warned. tee hee.

Okay, so doors are done, and I added a bit of interest to each cabinet using paper on the insides. Are you ready to see this motley pair made new? I am!

Here’ is medicine cabinet #1 in Caviar.

Black Farmhouse Medicine Cabinet Cupboard with Paper Backing by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

French Country Farmhouse Medicine Cabinet in Black by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

The rich black really took this to a new level, don’t you think? The medicine cabinet looks like a completely different piece and has new function. And I’m loving the little bling the glass cabinet pulls gave to it as well.

Glass Crystal Cabinet Knobs on Medicine Cabinet in Black by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Then the part going on inside makes it a fun peek to see through that chicken wire. Plus, that beautiful Vintage Duck Egg color suits what I was after. I am ever amazed at how Dixie Belle paints adhere to anything.

Open Black Medicine Cabinet with Aqua Interior with Paper Backing by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Floral Backed Black Wall Cupboard from Medicine Cabinet by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

With a little distressing for a time-worn wear effect, it adds to the story of this piece made new.

French Country Farmhouse Wall Cupboard with Chicken Wire Inserts by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Now for fun, I staged medicine cabinet #2 in the exact same way, but see what a difference there is in style when I change the main color as well as the paper backing.

White Farmhouse Wall Cupboard from Thrifted Medicine Cabinet by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

White Farmhouse Style Wall Cupboard from a Thrifted Medicine Cabinet by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

The Cotton white paint is so refreshing and really changes up the feel of this cabinet. To mix it up with this one, I used the same rustic wood wallpaper I applied to my hutch desk makeover. It’s such a beautiful paper and the bonus is that it’s removable, repositionable, and super easy to use. That way if you want to swap it out at a later point, just peel it off to have aqua or put new paper up. Yay!

Modern Farmhouse White Cupboard with Aqua Interior and Barn Wood Paper Backing by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Modern Farmhouse Cabinet with Chicken Wire Doors, Aqua Interior, and Barn Wood Backing by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

For this cabinet, I used the same knobs to give a bit of bling and did the same distressing to add the time-worn effect.

White Medicine Cabinet with Chicken Wire Doors and Glass Knobs by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Farmhouse Chic Wall Cupboard in White with Chicken Wire Doors by Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

So…I have to ask…which one is your favorite? The black Caviar cabinet #1 or the Cotton cabinet #2? In case you were wondering, I remedied the hanging hardware problem by installing keyhole hardware for a flush mount that’s safe.

Here’s a fun look at the cabinets side-by-side:

Side-by-Side Medicine Cabinet Makeover by Larissa of Prodigal Pieces | prodigalpieces.com

Both cabinets are available in my shop, (BOTH SOLD) so you can have your pick. woot!

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Now for some more fun! Dixie Belle Paint Company and I are all about getting the right DIY tools in your hands. We are giving away a prize package of the exact same products I used to recreate these medicine cabinets. Prize includes:

  • 32 oz. Caviar
  • 32 oz. Vintage Duck Egg
  • 32 oz. Cotton
  • White Lightning Cleaner

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Super easy entry – just fill out the widget below for as many entries as you like (daily even for extra entries). Open to U.S. and Canada residents 18 years of age or older. Winner will be notified via email and will have 24 hours to claim their prize. Be sure to check your spam!

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255 Comments

  • Christina Wilson

    Larissa, these two cabinets look marvelous. Of course, I am partial to the white. It’s my jam. 🙂 I have some tongue and groove boards that need some paint love to become shelves. 🙂

    May 29, 2018 at 6:22 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re so sweet to say so, Christina. I love them both too – so fun to do!

      May 29, 2018 at 6:37 am Reply
    • Jeanette

      Amazing. I’m coveting your Keen eye!
      Love the black one especially!

      May 31, 2018 at 10:28 pm Reply
      • Larissa

        Thank you, Jeanette. 🙂

        June 1, 2018 at 5:39 am Reply
  • Grace

    I love it, Larrisa! It’s very lovely and refreshing! 😍

    May 29, 2018 at 6:22 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Grace! Curious which one for you… 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 6:37 am Reply
  • Karen R

    They are both beautiful, but I’d have to say the black is my favorite! Great job as usual!

    May 29, 2018 at 6:26 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Awesome! I love them both too and wish I had wall space to use one.

      May 29, 2018 at 6:38 am Reply
  • Lori Sawyer

    Love them both but got to go with the caviar and love the chicken wire!

    May 29, 2018 at 6:31 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! Gotta love a little black dress…haha. Thanks, Lori!

      May 29, 2018 at 6:38 am Reply
  • Janette

    Both beautiful…..but LOVE #2!

    May 29, 2018 at 6:40 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you! I’m smitten too. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 6:43 am Reply
      • Martha E Felgar

        Caviar!!!

        May 29, 2018 at 6:56 am Reply
  • Wendy

    I ❤️ Both cabinets but I think the black is my favorite! Chicken wire is a wonderful touch. I have A shelf that could use a similar makeover.

    May 29, 2018 at 6:47 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! JC can breathe a sigh of relief. haha! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 8:27 am Reply
  • Jennie

    Larissa, always amazed at your creativity! My preference is the black one! Keep up the creative work. You inspire me!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:09 am Reply
    • Larissa

      That is truly wonderful to hear, Jennie. Thank you!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:28 am Reply
  • Jewell

    Love the Caviar! Great job.

    May 29, 2018 at 7:10 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Jewell. 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 8:28 am Reply
  • Dawn Malcolm

    Love them both! If I won the Dixie Bell give away, I’d paint an old handmade bookcase I’ve had sitting around for years! It needs a makeover!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:26 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Good answer. tee hee! I have one of those too. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 8:28 am Reply
  • Michele Branham

    Larissa both cabinets look great! You’re so clever!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:40 am Reply
    • Larissa

      What fun it was to give them a facelift. Thanks, Michele!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:28 am Reply
  • Denise

    As usual, striking pieces! If you’re making me choose, I’d have to go with …..this is hard….okay, the white one!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:41 am Reply
    • Larissa

      haha…you sound like me. We took votes here to see which one would be picked the most and I couldn’t choose my favorite either.

      May 29, 2018 at 8:29 am Reply
  • Denise C

    I’m partial to the white cabinet. The chicken wire is a fun element. Beautiful job!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:45 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Denise. I had fun!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:29 am Reply
  • Teri Ronk

    I love them both!!! Too hard to decide which I like best so staying on the fence! Thank you for showcasing how easy Dixie Belle Paint is to use. And FUN too!!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:49 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are a kindred spirit, Teri. tee hehe. Thanks so much!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:29 am Reply
  • Constance

    Beautiful!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:51 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for saying so, Constance.

      May 29, 2018 at 8:30 am Reply
  • Melissa Storms

    I love both but the paper in inside the darker cabinet makes it my favorite. I love the look of the chicken wire along with the fancy paper, it works so well with the darker finish.

    May 29, 2018 at 7:54 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Fun! I like those flowers too. Black is classic. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 8:30 am Reply
  • Becky

    Oh, nice!!! I like the flexibility these have now. I’m not sure which one I like better- the white would fit my house a little better, but the black…-what boldness! And I love its paper backing! Maybe one of these color combos is just what the old sewing table I picked up for $3 needs… Sounds perfect!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:55 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I feel the same, Becky. tee hee! Sounds like you have a fun project on your hands.

      May 29, 2018 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Lorri Rauscher

    I always am interested to see what you do to your finds. As always you never dissapoint!!!!!! Love your ideas. Would love to win the Dixie Belle Package!!!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:00 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so stoked to hear it, Lorri. Thank you!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Carol

    I absolutely LOVE 💘 these but I would probably pick the white one! I’m always amazed at thrift store makeovers, they are my favorite upcycled projects!.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      They are mine too. Glad you like them! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Janette Deans

    Love them both Larissa, but would go with #1 simply because I love the backing paper as well, but both are fabulous re-do’s…

    May 29, 2018 at 8:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! The florals are such fun to add to anything.

      May 29, 2018 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Della Morse

    As usual top notch work. It amazes me how you have the talent to take the mundane and turn the pieces into spectacular. I love what you do! Again you WOW us.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:09 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You deserve a hug, Della! Thank you for the encouraging words.

      May 29, 2018 at 8:32 am Reply
  • Astrid

    I love the removable wallpaper in the second cabinet! Both look amazing !

    May 29, 2018 at 8:10 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I think it’s such a fun new look. Thank you, Astrid. 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 8:32 am Reply
  • Julia Harting

    Love them both! Difficult to choose a favorite as both would be fabulous in several settings.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:14 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I know what you mean. I couldn’t pick either!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:32 am Reply
  • Sabrina

    These turned out beautifully! Think the black one is my favorite.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:23 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you. I’m happy to hear it. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 8:33 am Reply
  • Rhonda

    The cabinets are so cute!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:24 am Reply
  • Judy

    Both are beautiful! But the Black #1 was my favorite!
    Loving the duck eagg blue with black!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:29 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Isn’t it a fun combo? I love the pairing too. Thanks!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:33 am Reply
  • Alison S

    I like the dark cabinet best! I have a couple of end tables I’d use the paint for.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:30 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Sounds like you have some fun headed your way. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 8:34 am Reply
  • Debbie Hunt

    They are both gorgeous! It is hard to choose but my eyes go to the white! I have used Savannah Mist on a mid-century chest of drawers and loved it!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:33 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I think I’m more for the white too, for my home, but I love the black as well. haha. That color is gorgeous too!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:35 am Reply
  • Natalia

    Great job, Larissa!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:36 am Reply
  • Rebecca - Knoxville,TN

    Like them both but would pick the white one because I love the faux wood backboard. Fun to see how different they turned out.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:43 am Reply
    • Larissa

      My heart leans that way too, but love them both for different reasons. Thanks for stopping by!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:45 am Reply
  • Judy Housel

    I think they both are beautiful! I’m drawn to the Black #1 I love the duckegg blue with the flower paper, and chick wire is perfect! I have a shelf in my Laundry room that would be pretty in duck blue! New to Dixie Belle and loving all the inspiration! Thank you!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:44 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Judy. You will be smitten with Dixie Belle on first brushing…I’m not kidding! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 8:45 am Reply
  • Laura Overholt

    I have thrown away so many cabinets like this from houses we’ve renovated…you’ve changed my mind about their potential…wow! They turned out adorable!!!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:50 am Reply
    • Larissa

      oh no! hahaha!! I’m glad to hear it, Laura. Can’t wait to see what you’ll do!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:56 am Reply
  • Laurie

    I like #2 best have looked at this paper and will have to try now

    May 29, 2018 at 8:57 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Go for it! You will have a blast. Thank you for the love!

      May 29, 2018 at 8:59 am Reply
  • Maureen Clipperton

    I like the black one the best but both are cute.

    May 29, 2018 at 8:58 am Reply
  • Kathy E.

    The black cabinet #1 is my favorite. It has such a classic, modern feel to it. Amazing what you do to bring pieces back to life! Bravo Larissa! Enjoy your vacation and keep us posted!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:03 am Reply
    • Larissa

      My absolute pleasure, Kathy. Fun for me to share and do. We hope to have a wonderful time. I’m still pinching myself. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 11:21 am Reply
  • Sandi Holtzmuller

    Love them both, but would have to hang with the Cotton one!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:04 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! I’m a white gal too. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 11:21 am Reply
  • Claudine

    They are both beautiful! They look completely different than they originally did! Usually white is my preference, but in this case, I am in love with the caviar. 🙂

    May 29, 2018 at 9:05 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so glad to hear it! It was a fun challenge to give them both new looks. Thanks!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:22 am Reply
  • Marcia B. DeSpain

    the first DB that i painted was a small chest using holy guacamole, was in love with the paints after that

    May 29, 2018 at 9:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I second that. On first dip I was hooked!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:22 am Reply
  • Frances Batson

    Wow. Deciding which I like best is hard. Both are so great!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:18 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I can’t pick either…haha!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:22 am Reply
  • Karen

    Both cabinets are gorgeous, love how you totally transformed them…and gave me new ideas! I prefer the white cabinet, just because it would work better with all the grays and sea glass greens in my house.

    May 29, 2018 at 9:31 am Reply
    • Larissa

      That’s what it’s all about for me…inspiring. I’m happy to hear it!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:23 am Reply
  • LeAnn Thames

    Love both but the black is so pretty. I am painting my first Dixie Bell piece in Caviar. I am loving it so far.

    May 29, 2018 at 9:33 am Reply
    • LeAnn Thames

      *Belle
      😊

      May 29, 2018 at 9:41 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Sweet! I’ve used it in so many instance and love it so.

      May 29, 2018 at 11:23 am Reply
  • Carol S

    I can’t decide which I like better. They both have their individual charm. Great job of showing your talent and how something can take on two different personalities. Thanks!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:36 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I feel the same, Carol. I could see them each in their own room in fun ways.

      May 29, 2018 at 11:23 am Reply
  • Carole

    Adorable as usual. I like the one with the flowers in the back. Really Cute!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:48 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Carole. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 11:23 am Reply
  • Elosia Reyna-Brooks

    I liked them both but I could picture the white one in my house. I have a couple of pieces of furniture that I have that I need to do something with but I have never painted furniture and I’m very nervous to get started. I have an old desk and a dresser/buffet that I need to work on. I’d also like to do my kitchen cabinets but my husband is not sold on how easy it is to use DBP. 🙂

    May 29, 2018 at 10:00 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I feel the same though I like both. Fun to think of the ways to use them. Funny how husband’s can be…meh. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 11:24 am Reply
  • Lynn Ransom

    Both look great, but going black this time.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! Happy to hear it, Lynn. 🙂

      May 29, 2018 at 11:24 am Reply
  • Linda Johnston

    While I love both, I think I’ll go with the black! LOVE IT!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:10 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re so fun, Linda!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:24 am Reply
  • Jackie

    It’s so hard to pick which one I like best but I’d have to go w/the white one. I love the background of it, it’s more versatile. I have a few projects waiting for paint right now, a table that needs a white base.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:15 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Fun to hear. Thank you!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:26 am Reply
  • Sharon

    The lack is my favorite and I have plans for a Night stand!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:17 am Reply
  • Janina

    I love how you made them look so different! Thanks for your wonderful ideas.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:20 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I would have been bored doing them the same. This made it fun! Than you, Janina.

      May 29, 2018 at 11:27 am Reply
  • Mayda Ragsdale

    The much prefer the Cavier one, but the white one is pretty as well. Great job!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:36 am Reply
  • kimmylouwho

    nice little makeover! And I like the black cabinet very much!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:39 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so glad you do. Thanks!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:29 am Reply
  • Kathryn Kiiffner

    I love #2 and am looking to do something like this for a bathroom makeover I’m in the process of doing. I’m also in the process of painting two sets of bedroom furniture, so extra Dixie Belle would certainly help.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:42 am Reply
    • Larissa

      That sounds like fun!

      May 29, 2018 at 11:29 am Reply
  • Kim

    So glad you went back for these. Once again you hit it out of the ball park. For me the lighter one works best best the caveat cabinet is lovely too!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:43 am Reply
  • liz

    All of your ideas are brilliant – my taste leans towards the black one. So rich compared to the before.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:51 am Reply
  • laura bernard

    I love the first one. I would paint a chest first!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:52 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! And sounds like fun too.

      May 29, 2018 at 11:27 am Reply
  • Barb Feidler

    Love the cotton with the paper background and the wire! These colors would be perfect for an attached frame collage I’m making!!

    May 29, 2018 at 10:57 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Ooh…there ya go! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 11:27 am Reply
  • Michelle

    I am really loving cabinet #1 with the caviar! Great color and pattern combo. I know what you mean about the chicken wire. Hope you had a good stock of bandaids on hand.

    May 29, 2018 at 11:07 am Reply
    • Larissa

      haha…I am the one in the house that uses the most bandaids, so YES. 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 11:28 am Reply
  • Ginny

    I love white but I’m leaning towards the black cabinet! I have a few shelves that could be updated with some new paint!! I have not tried this paint yet and have heard so many good things about it! Thank you for this awesome giveaway!!!

    May 29, 2018 at 11:14 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I hear ya…hard to choose! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 11:28 am Reply
  • Rhonda Fuller

    LOVE the black one! What a great idea!

    May 29, 2018 at 11:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for the smile, Rhonda. 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 11:28 am Reply
  • Sue Pagels

    They are both great, but I’d have to go with #2 – the chippy look paper backing did it for me! Where did you get that paper? I am sure I have read it on your blog, but I can’t recall. Great job on both of them!!

    May 29, 2018 at 11:35 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Awesome! I have the link above, but also used it on a hutch desk I have linked in the post and at the bottom. Here it is for the styles: http://amzn.to/2z1ngDH

      May 29, 2018 at 11:38 am Reply
  • Angie Foster

    I love #2!!! I would love to win!

    May 29, 2018 at 11:35 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re so fun! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 11:38 am Reply
  • Anne

    Love #1 !!! And I love Dixie Belle ! I’ve been looking for a project to do with chicken wire and you’ve inspired me for my daughters bathroom…now to find the right piece.

    May 29, 2018 at 12:17 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank ya! I hope you find one.

      May 29, 2018 at 12:19 pm Reply
  • Robyn Wright

    What a great find! I’m so jealous! I love the white one!

    May 29, 2018 at 12:20 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Can you believe I left them there? haha!

      May 29, 2018 at 1:35 pm Reply
  • bryan

    Killer job with awesome creativity as usual 🙂

    May 29, 2018 at 12:20 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Bryan. You know it was fun. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 1:36 pm Reply
  • Joyce Van

    I love the white cabinet. My next project is a small handmade oak stand with 1 drawer. You are a great inspiration and I love your blog !!

    May 29, 2018 at 12:26 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Hugs to you for the love, Joyce. Thank you!

      May 29, 2018 at 1:36 pm Reply
  • Kaycee

    Larissa, These cabinets have such character now, I really like the colors, well done! I can not choose a favorite, lol both cabinets are gorgeous!! You are also so sweet to help JC out!

    May 29, 2018 at 12:34 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I can’t either! tee hee! I’m sure he’s happy about it. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 1:36 pm Reply
  • Tawnya

    I like the black one. I have same liner on my bathroom door

    May 29, 2018 at 12:46 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      How fun is that?! woot!

      May 29, 2018 at 1:37 pm Reply
  • Kimberly

    What a great repurpose for these cabinets. I can’t even decide which one I like better. The white. No the black! Agh!

    May 29, 2018 at 1:03 pm Reply
  • Fran

    Caviar #1 is my fave!! – I’m always seem to be a day late and a dollar short 😀

    May 29, 2018 at 1:21 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re too cute, Fran. 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 1:38 pm Reply
  • Judy J

    What an improvement to both! Gotta go with #1 for my home now… but #2 would have been my choice for my previous home.

    May 29, 2018 at 1:28 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You sound like me. My style is ever changing. Makes it fun!

      May 29, 2018 at 1:38 pm Reply
  • Carol Claremont

    You rocked both of these cabinets – I love them both! Although the Cotton one would be a better fit in my home, there is just something about the Caviar paint with the aqua and that black and white print that just grabs me so I think that is my favorite. I have a smallish dresser that I want to paint white and the Cotton will be perfect!

    May 29, 2018 at 2:59 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! I think because the black is on the white wall it is more striking, but if the white were on a different wall color it would take on a whole new feel. Fun to play!

      May 29, 2018 at 9:32 pm Reply
  • Rosie

    Just darling

    May 29, 2018 at 3:22 pm Reply
  • Cathy

    Tough call! I’m not sure which one I like better – both just so adorable!

    May 29, 2018 at 3:39 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re so fun, Cathy!

      May 29, 2018 at 9:32 pm Reply
  • Audra Taliaferro

    Love them both, but I think I would mix it up! White cabinet…floral backing paper!

    May 29, 2018 at 4:39 pm Reply
  • Holly Middleton

    I can’t decide….. I really love both of them. Great job!

    May 29, 2018 at 4:49 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m right there with ya. Thanks! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 9:33 pm Reply
  • Bonnie Hipps

    This is so cool, I love them both but my favorite is the black one. You and Christy at confessions of a do iter are my favorite go to girls. I NEVER miss a week and you two never disappoint.

    May 29, 2018 at 6:27 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      How fun! Christy is a kindred spirit and we have fun together. Thanks, Bonnie!

      May 29, 2018 at 9:33 pm Reply
  • Linda Petteys

    If I have to choose I would say the darker one (with the Cavier). I love the look of the flowered paper with it. I have a dining room table and chairs waiting to be worked on plus a few small pieces that could use some refinishing. Thanks for the chance to win Dixie Belle paint!

    May 29, 2018 at 6:49 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for the love, Linda. Sounds like you have some fun ahead! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 9:34 pm Reply
  • Jennifer Creviston

    Larissa, both cabinets are so cute! You did an amazing job! I would have walked right past those cabinets, good eye! I really like both cabinets and would have both of them in my home but… I really like the white one. Yay! Thank you for the opportunity!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:28 pm Reply
    • Jennifer Creviston

      Oops! I forgot! I’d paint my daughters vanity if I were to win. We were blessed to have been given the vanity by a friend but it sure needs a coat of paint!

      May 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm Reply
      • Larissa

        Your project sounds fun!

        May 29, 2018 at 9:34 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for saying so, Jennifer. Fun to take something and make it new.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:34 pm Reply
  • Michele

    Both cabinets are awesome, but I think I like the black best with the amazing paper. If I were to win the Dixie Belle paint I would begin by painting a vintage wooden child’s chair that I came across at our local thrift shop. Right now it has been stained with a maple color, but has turned orange! Definitely in need of a face lift.

    May 29, 2018 at 7:35 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Black is always an awesome classic. Woot!

      May 29, 2018 at 9:35 pm Reply
  • Lisa Wilson

    Love them both but if I have to choose I would say caviar!

    May 29, 2018 at 7:47 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Caviar for the win! 😀

      May 29, 2018 at 9:35 pm Reply
  • Cami

    I love cabinet 2! I have a nightstand that I’m getting ready to paint.

    May 29, 2018 at 7:51 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks! Sounds like fun.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:35 pm Reply
  • Mary Kaiser

    I LOVE both of them! I would pick the white one for my home, but I think the black one could go some where as well in my house. I think every thing you recreate is beautiful! I hope to win the prize package so I can recreate something so beautiful!

    May 29, 2018 at 8:36 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You’re sweet to say so, Mary. I know you can do it! 😉

      May 29, 2018 at 9:35 pm Reply
  • Judy Martin

    ilike both but black the one I would want ,I would paint some selfs for my kitchen

    May 29, 2018 at 8:53 pm Reply
  • Corry heinricks

    I think I like the black nest but both are gorgeous!! Thanks for the contest!!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:05 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      So hard to choose! I’m happy that they black one has a new home already.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:36 pm Reply
  • Maura

    I love the white but the black really stands out!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:06 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It sure does against the white. The white one would even more on a different wall.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:36 pm Reply
  • Christy

    I will never look at these cabinets the same way again! These turned out fantastic! I would normally go right for the white, but I think the black one has my heart this time. Love them both though! XO

    May 29, 2018 at 9:11 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      hee hee!! I still can’t believe I left them there. Oy! Thank you, Christy.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:37 pm Reply
  • Sharri Sims

    I love the caviar cabinet. I just bought my first jar of Dixie Belle paint and can’t wait to use it!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:12 pm Reply
  • Staci

    Decisions, decisions. I love them both! The chicken wire & crystal knobs are a lovely juxtaposition. Love tge floral paper & your color combos. So pretty! ♡

    May 29, 2018 at 9:18 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m tickled to hear it, Staci. Thank you for stopping by and showing love.

      May 29, 2018 at 9:37 pm Reply
  • Alisa Bradshaw

    I love that Vintage Duck Egg Blue! The coverage of the paint seems so nice and smooth, as well. Would love to give it a try, if you are so inclined to send it my way!

    May 29, 2018 at 9:23 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      It is amaaaazing. Really!

      May 29, 2018 at 9:37 pm Reply
  • Teresa Archer

    Thought Cotton would be my favorite but the Caviar stole my heart! Love the combo with the blue and the beautiful wallpaper. I’m lookimy at medicine cab inets different now.

    May 29, 2018 at 9:56 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Too funny! I think if I had staged the Cotton on a contrasting wall it would have done it better justice. Either way, I love them both too. 🙂

      May 30, 2018 at 5:26 am Reply
  • Kathy Wells

    Hi Larissa. I like the black cabinet, but it was a difficult decision! Both of them are so cute and I like the chicken wire on the doors. I would love to try the Vintage Duck Egg on a small end table that needs an update.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:11 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Glad to hear it, Kathy. Hard for me to choose too. 😉

      May 30, 2018 at 5:26 am Reply
  • Karen Baumgardner

    Hi, Love the black cabinet, it just calls my name every time. I think everything looks great in distressed black paint, and this turned out super cute. I can see why someone snatched it up right away. Would love to try those Dixie Belle paints, too. I’m just about to paint a wood shelf to go above a long picture n my dining room…thanks for the chance to win.

    May 29, 2018 at 10:16 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Can’t go wrong with black (or white) – both classic and can go with any style. So fun to do! 😀

      May 30, 2018 at 5:27 am Reply
  • Pamela Brazier

    WOW! What a great find. Love them both, but I’d choose the white one 😊 Another great makeover Larissa.

    May 29, 2018 at 11:02 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I think the same for me too, Pamela. Thank you.

      May 30, 2018 at 5:27 am Reply
  • Danelle

    I love them both but the black one really is my fave! My mother just came by with a child’s rocking chair that would be so much fun to paint.

    May 29, 2018 at 11:36 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Sweet to hear. Sounds like a cute project coming up!

      May 30, 2018 at 5:27 am Reply
  • Mary Milnarich

    I love them both but right now in my bath I would choose the cotton #2 simply because the walls are blue. I also had two medicine chests. although not as nice as your, and will be painting one of them next. thanks for sharing your projects!

    May 30, 2018 at 12:18 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks for the love, Mary. My pleasure to share.

      May 30, 2018 at 5:28 am Reply
  • Dale Cundy

    Fantastic job Larissa……..My favorite is the Cotton white cabinet. I have the perfect place in my bathroom for this! I have so many projects that I could use Dixie Belle paint for. I would love to paint 2 wall cabinets and a corner hutch. 😊

    May 30, 2018 at 1:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Wonderful! It’s so fun to hear everyone’s thoughts. Thanks for stopping by!

      May 30, 2018 at 5:28 am Reply
  • Angie C.

    Thank you for an awesome giveaway. Love the Caviar cabinet with the paper. Beautiful!
    I have a small shelf I would practice with before I would move on to an armoire.

    May 30, 2018 at 1:50 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Angie. You have some fun in store! 😉

      May 30, 2018 at 5:28 am Reply
  • Deb Townley

    Love them both!

    May 30, 2018 at 7:34 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Fantastic! Thank you.

      May 30, 2018 at 12:22 pm Reply
  • Candice

    I love them both but would pick the black one. I have a small shelf that I would paint. Love your blog!

    May 30, 2018 at 8:08 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Fun to hear which one everyone likes. Thanks, Candice!

      May 30, 2018 at 12:22 pm Reply
  • Jessica Gipson

    I love the first one. I will start painting our cabinets that I purchased from a yard sale. LOVE THESE IDEAS!!!!

    May 30, 2018 at 10:55 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot! Thank you for the smile, Jessica. 🙂

      May 30, 2018 at 12:23 pm Reply
  • Sara

    I don’t usually like dark furniture, but I LOVE the black cabinet. I would paint some wood pieces and projects I’ve been putting off.

    May 30, 2018 at 2:52 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Funny how things grow on you, right? 😉

      May 30, 2018 at 7:11 pm Reply
  • Felicia

    Loving the white one.

    May 30, 2018 at 3:17 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I do too, I think…haha.

      May 30, 2018 at 7:11 pm Reply
  • Caroline davis

    WHite one because of the peel and stick paper in the back and can crystal knobs! I would love to paint the cabinets in our camper that DUCKegg a!

    May 30, 2018 at 6:28 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Yahoo!! Super fun to hear, Caroline. Thank you!

      May 30, 2018 at 7:11 pm Reply
  • Jana B

    You’ve nailed it again X 2!

    May 30, 2018 at 10:42 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you for the big smile, Jana! 😀

      May 31, 2018 at 5:10 am Reply
  • Terie

    I love both pieces kinda leaning more toward the white though – beautiful job on both !

    May 31, 2018 at 7:03 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Terie. Fun to do.

      May 31, 2018 at 8:24 am Reply
  • Norma

    I really like the cabinet done in the black because it stands out more but, the white would go so much better in my farm / industrial kitchen. I would use it on my kitchen table. I have never used any of the popular chalk paints like Annie Sloan or Dixie Belle and anxious to try them and see the difference in the better paints. I always look forward to your posts. I’m glad you post early because I can read them before heading off to work.

    May 31, 2018 at 7:10 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Setting is key too as I hung them both on a white wall. Fun to mix it up. Thanks for the love! 😀

      May 31, 2018 at 8:25 am Reply
  • celeste

    I like both cabinets. They are both adorable. You have provided so much inspiration that I look at things a second time before I throw them out. Why just last night I was tearing all the old stuffing off an old ottaman on my back porch before the storm. The approaching storm made me work faster. I am thinking of making it into a plant stand. 🙂

    May 31, 2018 at 7:15 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Ooh…there ya go! So fun for me to hear, Celeste. Thank you!

      May 31, 2018 at 8:25 am Reply
  • Trish Shank

    Super cute Larissa, I’m always inspired after watching your blogs! Well done my dear.

    May 31, 2018 at 7:42 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, sweet friend. 🙂

      May 31, 2018 at 8:27 am Reply
  • ColleenB.~Texas

    Inspiration to us all. I love them both. Great job
    Keep them make-overs coming as you fill my brain / thoughts with many ideas. Thank You
    Have a wonderful day and great weekend

    May 31, 2018 at 7:50 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m happy to oblige. 😉 Thank you!

      May 31, 2018 at 8:27 am Reply
  • Sandi Allen

    These are both gorgeous Larissa, Love them both But if I had to choose it would be number two. Loving the white & that wall paper, though, swoon! You ate such n inspiration!

    May 31, 2018 at 8:18 am Reply
    • Larissa

      My heart is always wrapped around the freshness of white, but I love me some contrast too. 😉 Thanks!

      May 31, 2018 at 8:28 am Reply
  • Shirley

    Wow this is a tough one to answer because I really like both of them. So I’m going to say both because it just depends on the circumstances of your decor. Love them both!

    May 31, 2018 at 8:34 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are so right, Shirley. tee hee!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:21 pm Reply
  • Mary Ann Monteforte

    Love them both!! I really do love the way Vintage Duck Egg pops against the Caviar!! Absolutely gorgeous! Love your blogs 🙂

    May 31, 2018 at 9:20 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Color pops are fun! Thank you, Mary Ann.

      May 31, 2018 at 3:21 pm Reply
  • Debra

    Love the medicine cabinets!

    May 31, 2018 at 9:26 am Reply
  • Alanna

    Love them both so much! I always love some chicken wire. Both of them are so pretty!

    May 31, 2018 at 9:30 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Fun to mix up this pair. Thank you, Alanna. 🙂

      May 31, 2018 at 3:22 pm Reply
  • Maya D

    Both are so beautiful, Larissa! You did such an amazing job with these pieces! You always do such great work, I always look forward to your blog posts.

    May 31, 2018 at 9:37 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Hearing that makes my day, Maya. Thank you!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:26 pm Reply
  • susan devoe

    Both are beautiful, so hard to decide…..depends on the rest of my home decor and color tone; love them both!

    May 31, 2018 at 9:45 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I totally agree. I could see each on in different parts of my house. Fun to change it up!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:26 pm Reply
  • kelly kayfes

    I love both of these, you do a great job, loving your blog!

    May 31, 2018 at 9:51 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so happy to hear it, Kelly. Thank you!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:26 pm Reply
  • Tera

    I love how the black one turned out. I am working on a cabinet right now and chose to do it in white. I would like to know how you finished them. Did you use wax? My cabinet will be in my half bath so I don’t have to worry about steam. I just don’t know how I want to finish it or if I need to at all.

    May 31, 2018 at 9:59 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you. It depends on your location and if you want wear or not. I did not seal, but left as-is.

      May 31, 2018 at 3:27 pm Reply
  • Jasmin

    Wow! This is absolutely lovely!

    May 31, 2018 at 10:01 am Reply
  • Savanna

    Love Love Love your work!! Both of the pieces are amazing

    May 31, 2018 at 10:04 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m delighted to hear it, Savanna. Thanks!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:27 pm Reply
  • Jennifer Drower

    These are both beautiful. I am partial to the white one, perhaps because I need storage in my bathroom and the white cabinet fits the color scheme. I can see the black one in a kitchen or dining room(???). I have an old marble-topped bureau that I’m planning on converting to a vanity with a sink for the bathroom and this paint will be perfect. Inspiration has struck!

    May 31, 2018 at 10:50 am Reply
    • Larissa

      So many ways to use them, right? One can never have enough storage. tee hee.

      May 31, 2018 at 3:28 pm Reply
  • Marielle Lambert

    I really love the one with the patterned background…..it just makes me smile……..the first thing I would paint? Hmmmm……..not sure I have so many things that need some work….I guess it would be a music cabinet…my husband bought it on an online auction & didn’t realize that it really was in very rough shape….so lemon aid out of lemons I guess!

    May 31, 2018 at 11:04 am Reply
    • Larissa

      It adds the fun I love – thanks! You go girl on that lemonade. tee hee!

      May 31, 2018 at 3:29 pm Reply
  • dodie

    will be copying this went i start working on our bathroom updo. oh so cool!

    May 31, 2018 at 11:28 am Reply
  • Christie

    I’m honestly liking the black one more than the white, but that might just be the decorating “mood” that I’m in lately. Where do you find the removable wallpaper?

    May 31, 2018 at 4:09 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I totally get it. 🙂 I have the link to the wallpaper in my post There are so many choices out there – makes it fun!

      June 1, 2018 at 5:38 am Reply
  • Melissa Stevenson

    I’m new to this blog but so glad I found it!! I loved both bit the Caviar caught my eye. Thank you for the inspiration to create!

    May 31, 2018 at 10:24 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m so glad to have you, Melissa. Thank you!

      June 1, 2018 at 5:38 am Reply
  • Charlene Paugh

    Both are beautiful but I adore the black one !!!

    May 31, 2018 at 11:38 pm Reply
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