new entry way cabinet
I bought a dresser/cabinet sort of item today at Restore and I instantly saw in my mind what I wanted to do with it. On the left side, a tilt out trash can for our recycling, and on the right side, two shelves with bins for our shoes. I can't wait to get started on this project but have one little problem. I have NO idea what to do with the exterior. It is in good condition, pine, I think. No gloss. Should I stain it or paint it? I was thinking about doing something bold with it, like a bright color, but I just don't know! Any suggestions on a color or stain that would work well. We have lots of sage/butter cream colors in our home and the walls are an off white. Thanks!
From your post I cant tell if the piece is already finished now or not. Is it? and is it stained wood with a finish on it?
Just giving some thought to this, what would be most practical? As a recycle bin and shoe holder I am not so sure a painted finish that could get dirty and or nicked up is your best choice. A stained wood finish with a good coat or two of poly on it would show much less dirt and with stand much more cleaning.
If the piece is already finished maybe doing a distress paint finish on it would be a good choice.
Can you take of pic of the piece and where it will go????? Could give more ideas.
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