AFTER:  Fresh white colored glass display cabinet above, office supply center below.  We discovered that you have to use oil based primer when furniture has years of tobacco smoke infused in it.  We took the inset panels out, painted the backs white, spray glued stainless steel mesh, bought at big box, to it.  Replaced hardware on bottom with nice, stainless handles.  The knobs on the doors are clear glass with multi-colored specks.

AFTER: Fresh white colored glass display cabinet above, office supply center below. We discovered that you have to use oil based primer when furniture has years of tobacco smoke infused in it. We took the inset panels out, painted the backs white, spray glued stainless steel mesh, bought at big box, to it. Replaced hardware on bottom with nice, stainless handles. The knobs on the doors are clear glass with multi-colored specks.

Glass Display Cabinet painted in Annie Sloan ROCOCO (Old White/Duck Egg Blue) with Laura Ashley fabric back

Glass Display Cabinet painted in Annie Sloan ROCOCO (Old White/Duck Egg Blue) with Laura Ashley fabric back

Shabby chic vintage glass display cabinet painted with Annie Sloan colours - Emile on the outside and Antoinette on the inside.

Shabby chic vintage glass display cabinet painted with Annie Sloan colours - Emile on the outside and Antoinette on the inside.

Glass Display Cabinets, Showcases and Display Counters, Shop Displays For Hire and Sale - Metro Display  #display_cabinet

Glass Display Cabinets, Showcases and Display Counters, Shop Displays For Hire and Sale - Metro Display #display_cabinet

Curio Cabinet. Something like this would be perfect for my German nutcrackers and grandma's china!

Curio Cabinet. Something like this would be perfect for my German nutcrackers and grandma's china!

The words 'curio cabinet' and even 'display case' may bring to mind something fusty and old-fashioned. But lately we've been starting to see more and more of these in stylish, modern homes. I think the interest in having a few well-placed tchotchkes is a reaction to the uber-minimal aeshetic of a few years past, but glass-front cabinets aren't just for good looks: they're also a great way to contain a lot of things without looking messy.

The Curio Cabinet Makes a Comeback

The words 'curio cabinet' and even 'display case' may bring to mind something fusty and old-fashioned. But lately we've been starting to see more and more of these in stylish, modern homes. I think the interest in having a few well-placed tchotchkes is a reaction to the uber-minimal aeshetic of a few years past, but glass-front cabinets aren't just for good looks: they're also a great way to contain a lot of things without looking messy.

Vintage Shabby Chic Glass Fronted Display Cabinet Cupboard Storage Annie Sloan

Details about Vintage Shabby Chic Glass Fronted Display Cabinet Cupboard Storage Annie Sloan

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