Retro Lovebird Cabinet

I was in the mood to try something totally different with this project. I don’t know what came over me, but I am sure glad it did. I had some other things I wanted to try as well and with this project, I was able to combine and make use of all of my ideas. I just love when a good plan comes together! So…without further ado, here’s what I started with:
A cute cabinet, but it was dated.
I really liked the retro look.
I really like the thrift store price of $5.99 as well.
Cool.

A transformation was in order!

Woo Hoo!
I love transformations!
Here she is now all chipper and bright …
L-O-V-E! 
Isn’t my lovebird cabinet something special?
I think so!
I think she would look adorable in a child’s bedroom!
I hope someone feels the same at the show
as she going up for sale!
Have a blessed week everyone!
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  1. I love that cheerful cabinet! Its super cute! great deal too!

    smiles,
    The Joyful Thrifter

  2. how cute!

  3. Adorable! I love it!

  4. This is SO great! The yellow is absolutely the perfect color for this!

  5. Oh my, I really don’t think this could be any cuter! Good work.

  6. This is so adorable! Great job!!

  7. STACEY!!!!!!

    OMG!!! You gotta know I l.o.v.e. this!! Your projects make me smile and so do YOU 😉

    Visiting from Coastal Charm Nifty Thrifty Tue Linky Party today,
    ~Suzanne in NW Illinois

  8. Looooove it!!!!

  9. This is so stinking adorable. I want one for my bedroom!!

  10. Oh my gosh this is adorable! No it’s beyond adorable! Great job!

    PS I have a $50 cash giveaway going on at my blog right now. Come by when you have a chance! 🙂

  11. This turned out awesome, I’m sure it will sell quickly! Finding that for $5.99 makes me want to run to goodwill..

  12. Oh my, this is so cute! I love it. Good work. 🙂

  13. SOOO darling. i absolutely LOVE this. i have a link party going on at my site called flashback friday. i would love for you to link this up. just go to my blog and click on the label “flashback fridays”
    it will end this thursday!
    {love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

  14. SO CUTE!

  15. That is super cute!

  16. Gorgeous! I love everything about it 🙂

  17. What a fab piece!! I just heart that little cute bird!

  18. Awesome piece! What a great price also!

  19. i’m such a fan of the mid-century mod pieces b/c they are the perfect backdrop for graphics on furniture. you proved that yet again!

    some very lucky kiddo is going love this piece!

    amy

  20. I just love the result! Nice job!

    Emily

    http://www.mirrorsmetaphorsandkaleidoscopes.blogspot.com

  21. This came out so great. I love it.
    Well done!
    ~ Meredith From A Mother Seeking Come find me on my blog, A Mother Seeking…

  22. Darling!! Deb

  23. What a cheerful transformation! I love the yellow color and the bird is just too cute! You did a great job

  24. this is the CUTEST, stacey! i LOVe it! the color and design are adorable!

  25. Yellow never disappoints! And the lil birdy additon is so cute!

  26. You have to be an artist as well as creative to do this! I LOVE it!

  27. I ADORE this! absolutely fantastic job! 🙂

    -Bonnie @ Revolutionaries
    http://bonniegetchell.blogspot.com

  28. How original! I’m sure it will sell quickly.

  29. Oh my goodness! I WANT, WANT, WANT this!

  30. There is no way that is the same cabinet! You are a genius! WOW! I am a new follower from the Creative Bloggers’ Hop. Vicky @ http://www.messforless.net

  31. Very nice you are so creative!

  32. Oh, this is just too cute! I love the punchy yellow you went with, and the love bird theme is great! Plus, what a score for 5.99! Great work, Jen @ http://www.icantstopcrafting.blogspot.com

  33. Isn’t this just the cutest ever. Love the fun happy feel it gives out. How sunny and fun fun fun….luv it to pieces.
    Hugs,
    Ellen

  34. This is so cute! I love this one!

  35. Wow – I love this!! Great job!

    Jenny
    http://www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

  36. Oh.so.cute!! I love the yellow!! I would love it if you would stop by and share this at my linky party!
    http://everything-underthemoon.blogspot.com/2011/09/bedazzle-me-monday-1.html

  37. this is so adorable! I love the “bird” styles going around. And the color you chose is perfect. you have an adorable blog, and adorable little princesses. I started a link party at my blog and I’d love for you to link this up. If you’re interested it’s http://caribbeanmissionarywife.blogspot.com/ Have a lovely day, Maria

  38. Oh this is too cute! I love Mid Century pieces. I like the bright cheery color and the bird is adorable! I’d love it if you’d stop by my blog and check out the giveaway I’m having for a Dremel Saw max!

  39. This looks great, fantastic colour!

  40. cute! I love the yellow you chose. And the bird is sweet! What a great transformation!

  41. absolutely LOVE this cabinet. you have done such an amazing job.
    LOVE it!
    cheryl xox.

  42. This is just gorgeous! I remember those cabinets when they were new record (LP) cabinets:0. What an improvement, gives hope to the less than young!

  43. This is SO adorable. I love it!

    Shannon @ Imperfectly-Inspired.blogspot.com

  44. This is chipper and cheerful and just plain great! When I clicked on the thumbnail and saw that it was Embracing Change, I thought, I’d better be sure I’m a follower, because I end up here week after week. And GASP! I wasn’t! But, I am now! Looking forward to more great stuff 🙂

  45. I LOVE the retro birdie!!! So incredibly cute!! And great color choice too!! impressive!

  46. adorable, i’m featuring it on friday!
    http://beachhouseinthecity.blogspot.com

  47. This is just perfect! I love everything about it! I love birdies and it looks great with the yellow! I’m featuring this on my blog tomorrow!

    http://craptastickatie.blogspot.com/

  48. I love anything with birds on it and this is fantastic!

  49. i love this sooooo much! am absolutely pinning it! i’d love it if you linked up to my tip-toe thru tuesday party next week! or just stop on by and visit!

    andie
    http://crayonfreckles.blogspot.com

  50. Adorable. Love the color and the little birdie.

  51. This is so sweet, it just makes me smile :). Thanks for sharing at Beyond The Picket Fence.

  52. I love your bird cabinet, found your through Primitive and Proper, you’ve made a follower out of me!

  53. Wow…so darn cute and adorable!
    ~Pam
    pamspaintparlor.typepad.com

  54. now that is one delightful transformation! what a creative soul you are! love it!!

  55. I would put that sweet yellow cabinet in any room of my house….awesome! I hope you will link up with me here:
    http://www.thegingerbreadblog.com/2011/09/sweet-saturday-v7.html

  56. I saw this tweet piece on so many link parties. But after searching, forever, I couldn’t find one where I left a comment. And this fun piece needs a comment. What a super transformation!! Thanks for sharing.

  57. That is about the cutest thing I have seen! Great find and great job making her pretty!! Visiting from Sisters of the Wild West. Toodles, Kathryn http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2011/09/gallery-wall.html

  58. I just featured this amazing project today! Come grab a button

    Kim

    http://kim-toomuchtimeonmyhands.blogspot.com/2011/10/good-morning-sunshine.html

  59. How pretty!
    You know, it makes me think of the Partridge Family emblem(loved that show).
    I love how the cabinet turned out, great job!

  60. This is absolutely gorgeous! What an amazing transformation! I LOVE the color you chose & the detail is so perfect! Thanks so much for sharing this @ Show & Share!

  61. love it! found you via the girl creative and
    hope you’ll enter my giveaway and decide to follow:

    http://hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2011/10/more-stencil-splendor-giveaway.html

    michele

  62. This is SO cute! What a great redo 🙂

  63. Love how it turned out! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Show & Share! Hope you’re joining us again this week!
    http://mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com/2011/10/show-share-8.html

    Marie
    Mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

  64. Super cute!

  65. Absolutely adorable!!! Love, love, love it!!! Your newest fan 🙂

    Saw you on the Trendy Treehouse. Please visit me http://littlebirdthreads.blogspot.com

  66. Wow! I really like that. I can see putting that in a child’s room or maybe even a play room.

  67. Congrats on being featured on Sisters of the Wild West this week, Stacey! I was too!

    Smiles, Suzanne in NW Illinois

  68. How adorable!! I LOVE this!
    I found you on Sarah’s Three Boys Link up Party!!

    ~*Jessica

  69. This is the cutest thing!!!!

  70. Hi Stacey, what a fabulous job you did on that “cupboard”. You would never think it was the same piece of furniture. Great work. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  71. The cabinet says it all … love, love, love …

  72. I love this so much!!!!!!

  73. This turned out awesome. I cannot believe the transformation. Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing! I am your newest follower and I think your blog is cute. I would appreciate it if you came to my blog and followed me too! http://milliemorganmedia.blogspot.com

  74. Love it the bird is adorable.

  75. Sooooo stinkin’ cute! I had a console just like this that I decoupaged, but I like yours better! : )

    I would be thrilled if you would link this up at my first ever Feature Friday Free-for-All (we already have over 200 links and still growing! Sooo exciting! : ))

    …going on right now!:

    http://www.fivedaysfiveways.com/2012/01/feature-friday-free-for-all-1.html

    P.S. I’m your newest follower : )

    ~Abbie (www.fivedaysfiveways.com)

  76. I absolutely LOVE this cabinet! You do some amazing work. 🙂

    I’d love for you to link up some of your projects to my new link party, Cooking and Crafts. http://www.jamscorner.com/2012/07/document.html

    Have a fabulous evening! 🙂

    Julie
    http://www.jamscorner.com

  77. This is adorable! Great job!

  78. bridget hinojosa says:

    just bought the exact same piece at a goodwill for 7.99! wasnt sure what to do with it or how to fix it up…i now have an idea! i love love this!

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