Cheryl from Shab-2-Fab refurbished this 80 year old vintage beauty with Wanderess for a beautiful, shabby chic look.

I had ordered a rub on transfer from Iron Orchid Design and was looking for the perfect piece to use it on when I came across this darling antique sheet music cabinet.

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At nearly 80 years old I was surprised to see that this piece showed very little sign of wear and tear and still had its original hardware. This piece was super shiny so I went over it with a 220 grit sand paper to remove the shine and gave it a quick wipe down. Once it was prepped and ready for paint I got started. I painted this piece in 2 coats of Wanderess and let it dry over night. The next day I applied the transfer, holding it in place with a few pieces of painters tape I simply rubbed the transfer on and then very carefully peeled the backing off while marking sure the transfer stayed in place.

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Once the transfer was placed I sanded the entire piece with a 220 grit sandpaper and then again with a 400 grit sandpaper until I had the distress I desired. I then painted the hardware with rustoleum oil-rubbed bronze and finished the entire piece with Country Chic Natural Wax.

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I love the way Wanderess and the original stained wood underneath compliment each other, this piece turned out really beautiful and was so easily upcycled using Country Chic Paints amazing products.


Cheryl {Shab-2-Fab}

I am a small town gal with a passion for refinishing furniture. I live and work out of my home in Cedar City Utah and I am the mother of two little ones. I have always been a creative person and find tremendous joy in giving old furniture new life. Painting furniture has always felt natural to me and I feel an abundance of pride and joy when I have upcycled and saved a piece of history that might have been forgotten.

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