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Painted Laminate Armoire
jmarae
September 19, 2012 in Before & After
Start by lightly hand sanding the laminate. You only want to rough up the finish a bit. Wipe down all dust particles and apply a primer. It is extremely important that the primer is
100 % dry before painting. I disassembled the armoire before painting as well. I brought the doors to a glass and mirror store and had a very thin mirror glued to the inner panels. Lastly I replaced all the hardware including the hinges. The before picture is from a catalog but is exactly what this piece looked like.hardware and all.
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Emily Hurley
Turned out great! I actually have an armoire I'd love to do this to. Thanks for the inspiration!
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Stanton Designs-online design services
What a difference.
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Darzy
What an update! Kudos.
0 Likes   November 7, 2012 at 7:31PM
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Margaret Phillips
Wonderful
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Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
This is why I love houzz - this kind of creativity! Would never have imagined this outcome! Truly handsome piece!
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davidwms
Great job. What is the metallic looking paint that you used? Curious if you removed the feet and if so, your thinking on that issue?
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jmarae
The paint is from Home Depot. I brought in silver metallic to match. Use a roller to apply. I removed the feet to give the unit a more contemporary look.
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photogirlla
I absolutely love this, great idea and great execution!
0 Likes   November 8, 2012 at 10:35PM
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traciel
wow
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Creations by Alno, Inc.
It looks great you did a very nice job. Very creative in removing the feet and the hardware makes a huge difference.
0 Likes   November 9, 2012 at 9:42AM
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suzlanuz
Wow! What an amazing transformation!! Kudos to you!
0 Likes   November 11, 2012 at 1:45PM
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Christopher James Interiors
Wow! Looks great!
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olldcan
Okay i guess I have no excuses now, that turned out great!!!
0 Likes   November 11, 2012 at 9:24PM
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jmarae
Thank you to everyone for your kind words. They are so appreciated !!!
0 Likes   November 11, 2012 at 11:25PM
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pagonian
Thanks again great idea,
0 Likes   January 29, 2013 at 11:38PM
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patty40422
I LOVE this and am now encouraged to do a similar project. Thank you!!
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