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Cupboard love

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

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detail of vintage contents of renovated 1960s wood & Formica kitchen cabinet

This kitchen cupboard/kitchenette has been this week’s little renovation project.

vintage 1960s kitchen cabinet prior to renovationdetail of 1960s kitchen cabinet prior to renovation
detail of top of 1960s kitchen cabinet prior to renovation

We collected it from a garage in Wakefield – and set about giving it a bit of TLC.

First of all it got a good wash inside & out. The original red Formica was very faded and mottled, so we repainted it in a lovely vintage green…

view of fully renovated 1960s wood & Formica kitchen cabinet when empty

…and lined the shelves with a chintzy oil cloth.

vintage 1960s wood & Formica kitchen fully renovated and stocked with vintage kitchen items and put for sale on the H is for Home pitch at Picture House Antiques in Todmorden

It’s now standing in our Picture House Antiques pitch waiting for someone to give it a new home -  in the meantime, it’s great for display.