Tool cabinet became our food cabinet

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I really wish I would have taken a good “before picture” of this cabinet, but instead I only took one of it laying in the back of our car. Doesn’t tell you that much, but it had been in a garage its whole life (30 years maybe?)  and it sure looked that way. We found it in an internet ad and drove it straight to dad´s car-paint-shop.

Now it looks alot better, see below. We love it! And we love dad!

Today I went to Copenhagen for a Dos Visit. I will show you tomorrow, today I have to rest my belly.

PS: I updated the Family Photo Tour today. Go have a look!

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nathreply
September 30, 2009 at 05:09 PM

oooh! so jazzy! i did something similar once with a Bisley filing cabinet.

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Jenny at Dosreply
September 30, 2009 at 06:09 PM

nath! i would love to see it!
Is it on your blog? I know you are going to love the home i went to visit today. i can feel it.

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nathreply
September 30, 2009 at 06:09 PM

no, it’s not on my blog, but maybe i will take a photograph of it though, just for you!

and yes, i know i’ll love it too, i just can’t help it, you don’t seem to post anything i don’t fall in love with! now, i’m excited just thinking about it!

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AprillAprill Johannareply
September 30, 2009 at 07:09 PM

Wow, älskar gamla arkivskåp, skåp från gamla omklädningsrum eller skolor. Tur att ha en pappa som din.

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Hannareply
September 30, 2009 at 08:09 PM

Åh vad fint det blev, jag vill också ha en billackerare i familjen!

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Sofiareply
September 30, 2009 at 09:09 PM

Helt underbart superhärligt blev det! Jag vill också ha ett sånt.

Appråpå att ta dåliga förebilder, jag är expert på det, man grämer sig rätt rejält sen.

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Katarinareply
October 01, 2009 at 09:10 AM

Milda Matilda vilken skönhet. Och lite rosa blev den också.

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Krickelinreply
October 01, 2009 at 10:10 AM

Supersnyggt och kalasbra! Det är ju toppen att ha en pappa som din. Fin ordning där i skåpen också. ;)

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Kickireply
October 01, 2009 at 11:10 AM

Men gud så fint!

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åsareply
October 01, 2009 at 05:10 PM

attans va fint! underbart att se gamla grejer som får nytt liv. ni är påhittiga ni!

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AprillAprill Johannareply
October 01, 2009 at 06:10 PM

ps, har du sett skåpen med siffror på som föräldrarna till Bertil i Nils Karlsson Pyssling har sina kläder i på fabriken de jobbar? Ska lägga upp en bild sen. Så grymt snygga!

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vintage simplereply
October 05, 2009 at 01:10 PM

I absolutely love this – reuse at its best. It still retains it’s utalitarian feel, but painted in such fun colors (and against that beautifully graphic wallpaper), it becomes such a wonderful art piece, almost. I love it! Great, great job!
-maria

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carole smithreply
October 08, 2009 at 03:10 PM

I love your updated cupboard, we have three in our kitchen, I ‘m inspired to spray paint them now

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Dublemenreply
January 10, 2010 at 07:01 AM

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