August 28, 2011

Antique Radio turned Cabinet

I have had this radio for almost a year.  I finally got sick of it sitting in my garage so I put it on Craigslist to get rid of it.  GASP!  Don't worry I called my husband and said I think I am going to keep it and I continued on to tell him I would do something with it this week.
I am absolutely so happy I took the ad down and refinished it. We gutted the inside and cut two boards for shelving and then added the bead board to the back.  I took it to the Sweet William Market and it didn't sell.  I wasn't bummed at all because I am keeping it! :)  I am using it in my bedroom for my night stand. I love how unique it is.  
    

What do you think about the new cabinet? 
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10 comments:

  1. I love how unique this is, too! It's sooo pretty!!

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  2. LOOOVE! i love these little radio cabinet pieces- they are sooo cute and charming! and you made it adorable!

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  3. I love this cabinet..I would have bought it in a heartbeat!! Just became a new follower, Julie

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  4. I love it! I had seen one on CL and thought of doing the same thing. Now I'm going back on to find it! Thanks for sharing. 8^)

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  5. Oh-so-VERY beautiful!! WOW!!

    Deborah (happily visiting from
    http://upcyclingmylife.blogspot.com)

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  6. Wonderful!! I have one of these out in the garage as well but mine is a little differ set up in the front. I am thinking we may turn it into a wine cabinet...one of these days!:)

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  7. Um vizinho de meu pai tinha um parecido aqui no Brasil, pena que botaram fogo, não sabem ser criativos como você. Parabéns!!!!!!!!

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