Kitchen cabinet door hack

I have something with dumpsters, I know… Every time I have a look I find something to bring home with me.

On this occasion, I found one kitchen cabinet and two kitchen cabinet doors. The cabinet is now a play kitchen for the girls, but I left the doors waiting for some inspiration because it was clear it needed a hack

Door

And that day arrived, do you know that moment when a bulb lights in your head? That is. I decided to transform one door into a wall hanger with a cute image I designed.

Vintage wall hanger

I have to apologize because sometimes I just forget taking pictures of the process, but it is so easy I will explain.

I painted it with DIY chalk paint so no sanding was required, two layers was enough. One layer is enough in the central part, just a little paint so the glue stays in place. While drying, I printed the image and cut to the size I needed.

Once the paint was fully dried, I mixed in a bowl some white glue with water (you have to get a mix which is not thick and not watery) and applied with a brush where the image would be. Then I placed the print there and press with a plastic bag to remove any air bubbles and avoid damaging the image.

Then I distressed the borders, wax it all and I gave to coats of varnish on the print. I chose some pretty hangers and done!

Kitchen cabinet door hack

Do you have any scrap wood you are thinking to reuse?

If you are interested in the image you can get it here:

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Pili

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18 comments

    • Pili says:

      Hi Mary! Thanks for stopping by! I don’t know why my server marked all your comments as spam… Anyway, it is a project you can do, really easy and cute, and you can use any wood you have on hand.
      Have a great weekend!

  1. Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance says:

    Hi Pili! Love your adorable “cabinet door hack”! I think it turned out just beautifully. Love all things ChalkPaint, too! Thank you for sharing it with us @ the What to do Weekends Party! Pinned!
    Theresa 🙂

    • Pili says:

      Hi Theresa! Thanks for featuring it, you’re so kind! I am really excited and will share more projects.
      Hugs,

  2. Ducks 'n a Row says:

    Wow! Looks great 🙂
    Your post was the 607th at our party last week – a record breaker. I have selected it as one of my Editor’s Picks to be featured at this week’s Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. Congrats!
    Sinea from Ducks ‘n a Row

    • Pili says:

      Wow thank you very much, I’m so excited!! I’m honored to party with you and I’ll be there this week as well. And congratulations for the record on posts!
      Hugs,

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  4. Nikki Frank-Hamilton says:

    I wish I had a mind that worked like yours! This is an amazing use for something that I would have probably thrown away. And it turned out so cute! You could also use it as a little girls headband or jewelry hanger. Love it!!!

    • Pili says:

      Thank you Nikki! My girls have a bigger one for all their headbands and hair pins which hardly use, by the way…

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