Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Take a look at my new bathroom cabinet.  Isn’t she pretty?    She wasn’t always that way though…

medicine cabinet redo 
A couple of weeks ago I picked up this old medicine cabinet on my trip to Urban Ore.  I was looking for some character to add to my bathroom and this $13 find fit the bill. 

Junky Medicine Cabinet
It was filthy.  I’m talking wear rubber gloves and scrub the daylights out of it with Lysol filthy.   So that’s what I did.  Then I nailed it back together, filled holes, sanded and primed.  

I painted it a creamy white, then rubbed a dark glaze into the details and immediately wiped it off.   I also added some new hinges and a pretty glass knob.   I think the finish turned out great.

Painted and Stained

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Not only does it look great on the wall, but it’s added extra storage to my bathroom.  I plan to add a shelf or two inside.   

Medicine Cabinet Storage

It can also serve as display shelf.  I’ll be able to put pretty, breakable things up top and I won’t have to worry about my kids knocking them over.  Haven’t accessorized the room yet, but you can get the idea….

Finished Medicine Cabinet

24 thoughts on “Medicine Cabinet Makeover

  1. I think this may end up being my favorite part of your bathroom remodel. I may have to go paint mine to try to give it some character (an 80's leftover). Your party went well, I am so glad for you.

    Cha Cha

  2. Great job. That was a wonderful find but I bet a lot of people passed it up because of the work it needed. You really did a wonderful job transforming it into something new.
    Jane

  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog, glad to see your party was still open! I will add you to my blog so I dont miss next week!!! LOve your medicine cabinet! Turned out great!

  4. That looks great! I found one at Goodwill and used it in my bathroom too! But yours is in much better shape than mine!

    Good find and good job!

  5. I love it!! If I find a filthy old medicine chest somewhere, I am going to snatch it up!
    Hope you have a great day! Beth. 🙂

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