Thursday, October 1, 2009

Dennise's Teal Cabinet

I am sooooo very excited to share one of my latest projects! It was the brainchild of my client, Dennise, who is one of the sweetest people I have met. She is very passionate about decorating (like all of us!!) and has an absolutely amazing home. Her kitchen has recently been completely renovated with gorgeous new cabinetry and granite countertops, however one wall remained empty. She envisioned a lovely, large, farmhouse cabinet.... with one quirky twist: it would be teal!

She already had this cabinet
and recently acquired this hutch online for a song. I am sure the previous owner will be letting out a loooong sigh when Dennise shares pictures of her new and improved hutch!

We had not yet centered the hutch in it's new resting place, but other than that this is the final product. The farmhouse-style hardware was definitely a splurge, but Dennise and I both think that it was well worth it and totally brought it all to the next level!


Without flash you get a much better idea of the color. It is a deep, rich teal called subzero from General Paint. It was looking bright at first, but after aging it all over with a brownish-black glaze it really turned out perfectly.

Enjoy it Dennise! It was hard to take this guy back home...

41 comments:

Simple Sage said...
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Simple Sage said...

That came out perfect! Way to go Holly, as usual you out did yourself!

Sarah said...

Love the color!!! Way to go, Denise and Holly!! Such a great piece for that spot.

zncox said...

Holly! I love your blog! I have a dresser that I really, really want to glaze, but I don't know how and have not been able to find a tutorial that explains it well enough for me to feel confident in doing it myself. Would you do a how-to glaze post...pretty please?
Also, what did you use to chip the big pieces of paint of the hutch? I love the look, but again, I'm clueless!
Thanks!
Natalie

Erin said...

Holy cow, this is a real stunner Holly! Of course I'm partial to the color, but the entire thing is a true masterpiece!

MMM said...

WOW!! Another great piece! :)

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

This turned out awesome - I love it! I'm kind of getting jealous and wishing for a big wall to put something like this on.

thislovelycity said...

That is unbelievable! What a gorgeous transformation. I just discovered your lovely blog .. so inspiring.

xo, thislovelycity

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

WOW! That is amazing and gorgeous. Beautiful color and finish!

Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things said...

this is SIMPLY to-die-for!! Just LOVE it!!

Such a lucky lady. Hope to see pics of the kitchen it rests in!

xo

Kari Jenkins said...

Love it! You have me painting every piece of furniture in my home!

Nancy @ Live love laugh said...

Wow! Who would imagine...you, of course! Amazing!
~Nancy

Leah@Storybook Ranch said...

You have such great vision! What a breathtaking piece of furniture. Great job!

Rhonda said...

SO beautiful! I also would love to see a "how to" on this, and would love to see pics of the kitchen it goes home to!

14footceilings said...

I'm in a teal phase myself...

Rebecca said...

Wow! I'm pretty sure everything you touch turns to GOLD!!!! Looks great Holly!
I'm so inspired by all your hutch/bookshelfs...they always turn out so beautiful and grand and they definitely make such a statement! I measured a wall and discovered I have enough room for one....next time we do a thrifting expedition I'm going to be hunting for one I think :)

Krista & Ben said...

Teal is my favorite accessory! I can only dream of creating something so beautiful myself one day! Thanks for sharing.

Lindsey said...

Oh, how lovely! I just adore the color!

{ Lindsey }
http://greatfullday.blogspot.com

Emily Call said...

Oooooohhh how pretty! I love the color so much. You did such an awesome job with that.

Pretty Little Things for Home & Life said...

Holly! This looks great! Teal is my favorite color. I wish I had space for something like this!

I love having one bright piece in a room!

kelly said...

So very lovely! I stumbled across your blog the other day and had so much fun going through your archives.

Feel free to visit me:
http://fabulous-k.blogspot.com/
http://www.fabulouskcreative.com/

I added your to my 'inspirations' links!

take care,
kelly

Jaime said...

Gorgeous!! Love it...

AshleyR said...

Oh my goodness... It's Gorgeous!!!

julie said...

beautiful! it looks like alot of work but well worth it!

Me said...

A girl after my own heart! Love ALL your work.
I just started a blog myself and I am adding you to my list of "LOVES" thanks for the inspiration! Keep painting :)
Check out www.thepaintedhome.blogspot.com

Cindy said...

Ohhhhyes yes yesity yes yes yes.

Jody said...

what a beautiful hutch the color is amazing. love your work it's super inspiring. i refinished a tiny wooden jewelry box from goodwill on my blog as practice. can't wait to get to projects of this size.

Jody

Heather said...

I love teal...Dennise and I would be fast friends! That cabinet/hutch is GORGEOUS! You guys made a great team for this project!

-Heather
www.crafteegyrl.wordpress.com
www.crafteegyrl.etsy.com

Hawleywood said...

Gorgeous!! Did you install the lighting in the top shelf or was that already part of the hutch?

dr said...

I love that color! Really pretty!

Donna

prashant said...

Love the color!!! Way to go, Denise and Holly!! Such a great piece for that spot. How to make a website

Oliver's said...

This piece is amazing! I love the color and the aging is perfect!

Petit Debutant said...

it looks so awesome! And your baby is so darned cute!

Suesan said...

Man oh Man I just love this!!!!!!!!!!! I am dying to find a piece like this for my sis. She is closing on her first home today :) We were supposed to go to Antiques weekend in Texas tomorrow but due to a death in the family we arent. Hopefully in spring!

Brittany Michelle Ragsdale said...

Holly, this is my favorite color to use in my kitchens, I almost died when I saw these pics!! Awesome and you have totally inspired me to start finishing my own cabinetry in my homes! Can't say enough how talented you are!!

Caroline said...

I love the color and it captures the essence of the farmhouse style.

hopefuls #1 said...

This is amazing! Seriously love that color and love the finish that you did with the glaze! I'd love a piece like this in my home. Just have to find someone in the states that can do it for me... :) Great work! By far, my favorite!!!!

The Bowden Family said...

I absolutely love this, and that color is so hip! I just have to say that you have totally inspired me to paint some of my old furniture. I bought the air sprayer that you recommend, and it has changed the way I paint everything - it is so easy to use and works beautifully! I just painted our kitchen table and chairs and they look brand new! Can't wait to paint more...thanks so much for all your inspiration!

Jenna said...

Gorgeous! I would love to have a piece that pretty in my house!

The Old Broad said...

Stunning. I love it and your daughter sleeping is absolutely beautiful.

I'm looking for some good places to find interesting hardware, could you help?

Thanks.

Tee of Dragonfly Cottage said...

oh my god!!! That is GORGEOUS!!!! Oh... I want it SO bad!!! :)You are goo-od!!!!

 
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