After hunting for just the right piece for my new studio to help hold some of my art supplies, I found this amazing armoire. My hubby and I were perusing local thrift shops and ended up in a little antique store.
The minute I saw this vintage armoire, I knew I had found just what I was looking for.
I feel especially thrilled to have this piece of furniture after talking to the owner. She said it was in her sons room and held all his little cloths. She shared that her sister-in-law was the artist who painted the front.
I have lots of vision for this piece of furniture. It's going to be perfect!
I just love the key hole. It adds so much character and tells it's age...I think somewhere around 100 years old?
Here's the artwork on one of the doors. I hate to do this, but, sadly, I will be painting over this part. I'm thinking chalkboard paint on the doors.
Sorry Natalie...I'm sure it was painted with lots of love and enjoyed for many years, but it's about ready to get a new life.
I've already given my new armoire a good cleaning and it's now, after a few alterations, it's ready to be the star of my new studio, which looks amazing now that it's all painted! I'll show you when I do the final reveal. For now, I still have lots of work to do....
This lumber will become the new shelf to hold all my paints. Yup! lots of work yet to do...I'll keep you posted!