Friday, February 24, 2012

My $20 Hutch Makeover!


            I bought this china hutch a couple of weeks ago, really didn't need it since I had one, a huge one mind you, but I've always wanted to make over one and for the price of this beauty, I could afford to give a try! I'm not sure how old it is, but from the dark green stain on some parts, I'm guessing the 70's? I've also learned it's called a stepback cupboard but to me, it will always be my  $20 hutch but add the primer $ 24, hardware spray paint $1 and hutch paint $10 all adds to $55 but it's priceless to me! And the best part, no sanding!! Primer is a magical thing!! I love the way it looks against the red wall, and it makes the dining room look bigger!   I'm so happy with it that I sold my old monster hutch! The earnings from that will fund the living room makeover which is a must now since making over this sideback cupboard, so stayed tuned! And don't be shy or pass up a deal on a old piece of furniture, for little effort and money you can transform it into a new piece!

13 comments:

  1. Oh my what a wonderful job you did...Can't wait to see your next project...Have a wonderful day..Lisa

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  2. WOW Sue -- youi've done a WONDERFUL job!! LOVE it against that red wall :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  3. That looks great! I love the way it looks in your dining room. Congrats on a job well done! Now I'm looking forward to seeing the living room:).

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  4. Wow that really looks wonderful! I have a hutch in my breakfast room that looks like your before...been wanting to paint it for years. Maybe I'll do that this spring. Warm hugs, Esther

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  5. Absolutely fabulous!!!!!

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  6. Sweet and what a steal. You did a great job. It does look really good against the Red Wall. Everything looks good with a little red behind it. Blessings!

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  7. Wow, Sue, it looks amazing :)

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  8. That came out so awesome. I love the style of the hutch. I have to do that to my little hutch. I love the creams so much lately but black would go better with what I have around. I was thinking about starting to change things around but that would take a while. Thanks for sharing, this is inspiring!

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  9. Love it! Great Job! :)

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  10. I love it! I have been toying with the idea of painting our hutch but I can't decide on a color.. Mostly because if I paint that then I have to paint the shelves and the kitchen cabinets and the ... Total domino affect!

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