(Yes, I know it's Thursday)
But that's okay because I have until Sunday at midnight to post my
"Would You Buy It Wednesday" on Junker Newbie's Blog!
This is my item:
My husband found this curio at a garage sale for $25. He text me this picture and I asked him if he bought it. He said no, and I said well what are you waiting on? He went back up there and said it was sold, and I was devastated. Then he came home with it and said just kidding.
He's lucky I really, really love him.
Here's the inside, sorry for bad picture quality; these were taken in a very cramped garage.
These pictures actually make the unit look much better than what it looks like in person. The glass on the top cabinets was actually some cheap type of plastic that was cracked. The paint doesn't look anything like this, it is very chipped and faded. The drawer bottoms and top piece to the entire unit are cracked, badly enough to be replaced. And the fixtures are just plain oog-ly.
So I guess the question isn't really "would you buy it", because despite all it's flaws I think it's a great purchase. My husband already sanded it down for me and cut new boards for the top and drawers (and I didn't even ask! Makes up for him messing with me about not buying it in the first place, eh?), and his dad bought me some new glass panes for the top cupboard.
My question is really "what color should I paint it"? Because I'm really having a hard time. I like the white, but is that too boring? I'm thinking about trying ASCP (Annie Sloan Chalk Paint), but should I try a smaller project with that as I haven't used it before? And if I did ASCP, what color?
Please help! I'd love to hear what you would do with this great find!
PS - Go check out Junker Newbie's "Would You Buy It Wednesday". She does it well, every Wednesday to feature your projects out there that you have bought or were thinking about buying. Want to know if others would pay what you paid? Maybe you got a great deal or maybe paid a tad too much - find out with her linky party!