Remember the kitchen cabinet I bought on the online estate sale auction?
The Lazy Girl's Guide to Estate Sales here.
Well, I am finally getting around to telling you what happened to it.
First, I never even took it off the truck.
The weather stayed nice enough to work on it in the bed.
Though truthfully it was a bit much to ride around town with it back there.
When I picked it up, I thought it was the bottom of a Hoosier cabinet, but it was a complete cabinet all by itself.
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See the before and after?
There were layers of dirt on the wooden parts, but I could see some of the original gray and some creamy white underneath.
So I scrubbed and scrubbed with a scrubby sponge until the dirt was gone.
A lovely chippy layer was revealed.
Oh, happy days!
The frame around the door panel had slipped out of place and was easily pushed back.
The sliding bread board was cleaned and replaced.
The bottom drawer is a tin bread box with a sliding lid - cleaned and slid right back where it belonged.
The top drawer was missing in action, but a shelf would be great in this space.
Sold or made by the Holtzinger Furniture Company of Tampa, Florida.
It had an old price sticker from a New York antique shop.
It is a well-traveled piece.
Once the kitchen cabinet was cleaned and ready to go, I decided to sell my vintage bread rack, too.
Both were hauled off to Riverfront Antique Mall.
I also decided to sell two of my birdcages.
The cabinet is out on the sidewalk with some lovely doors from another dealer.
The bread rack fit in nicely with rusty iron stuff.
Later I went back and added some old suitcases on its shelves.
All are now for sale or maybe they have sold.
I have been quite busy scurrying around the house purging all the junk I no longer want.
There are closets with little in them.
There are spaces under the beds.
There are large areas of FLOOR!
There are many blog posts waiting to be written.
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