Hey there! Mea here!
Ok, so its time to complete part two of my china cabinet upcycle! During my previous post: From China Cabinet to Buffet | Upcycling Project #2, I showed you how I turned my china cabinet into a buffet table for my front room. After I took the pieces apart, I had the top part remaining.
This time, I am going to show you how I turned the top portion into an in house greenhouse!
- Screw Driver
- Old Floor Boards
- Safety Equipment
- Plant Friendly Light Bulb
- Please make sure that you wear the needed safety equipment while you work.
Repairing the Frame
Since I removed the glass from the piece already, next, I had to modify the top part of the frame.
Since the top had an arch, I trimmed it off to make sure the wood would lay flat. Afterward, I added some spare wood flooring to the top.
To add some contrast from the previous design, I painted the exterior cranberry red.
Turning the Backboard into Art
To add a little flare to the piece, I painted an abstract design on the back board and called it Freedom.
Once I completed painting the piece, and allowing it to dry, I added a new plant friendly light bulb and put the greenhouse back together. It turned out beautifully.
Once I added my plants, the greenhouse became harder to move so I decided to add some wheels to the bottom to make it easier and more functional. Below is how to finished cabinet looked after I attached the wheels.
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