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« on: May 23, 2012 04:59:16 PM »



I bought these two cabinets at our local "Angels of Hope" thrift store. The Sacred Heart Shrine was made from a 1980's spice cabinet. The glass tiles around the top and bottom where found at the same store. The Red Shrine was a funky Christmas ornament holder/cabinet. I free handed the paint added some Loteria Cards and a leftover embroidery I had done a few months ago which turned out wrong. *( I added some fabric paint and now it looks great ). I spent a total of $4.50 and about 10 hours of elbow grease.









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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012 05:30:37 PM »

Great job! You had a good thrift store eye for finding these pieces. They make great foundations for your work.
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2012 09:12:23 PM »

Yay for fun cabinets!
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012 01:23:18 PM »

They are gorgeous! Yay for thrifting!
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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2012 12:17:20 PM »

i love them!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2012 06:14:28 AM »

I love finding things like these in a thrift store! You did a great job transforming them. I featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2012 06:28:59 AM »

totally awesome!! I love the colors, excellent job Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2012 07:16:15 AM »

Just beautiful!
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