The Stylish Home: Cabinet Chic
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The Chippendale bar ($95, Antika Antiques, 206.789.6393; antikaantiques.com) before its recreation.
Consider adding other space-smart elements around your cabinet. Here, an old chair is made newly hip with fresh paint and mod fabric, a rubber tray layered in frost-white tumbled recycled glass from Bedrock Industries (206.283.7625; bedrockindustries.com) serves as a shoe caddy and a peacock vase by SHINE from City Home Store (206.324.4663; city-home-store.com) makes a dandy umbrella stand. A bold coating of Benjamin Moore Electric Orange paint ensures that this cabinet stands out.
A white container becomes a mod handbag holder, while green valet trays are a great store-it spot for stamps, pens and an IPOD shuffle.
The bar’s existing racks now hold magazines. A mini magnetic strip adds a pop of color and houses magnetic hooks on which to handily hang keys.
[Details] Cabinet refinishing, Evan’s Elegant Cabinet Refinishing, 253.536.7968. Mini magnetic strip and silver mesh CD Bin, Container Store, 700 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue; 425.453.7120; containerstore.com. White faux leather bucket carrier and green faux leather valet trays, Crate & Barrel, University Village; Seattle; 206.937.9939; crateandbarrel.com. Neon green cell phone holders, Storables, 1100 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue; 425.462.2900; storables.com. Orange I-Pod shuffle, Apple Store, University Village, Seattle; 206.524.8100; apple.com. Black Simon Wallet, Queen Anne Dispatch, 2212 Queen Anne Ave. N, Seattle; 206.286.1024; queenannedispatch.com. Towzai Home ceramic tray and clear block acrylic picture frames, retrofit home, 1419 12th Ave., Seattle; 206.568.4663; retrofithome.com. Fresh flowers, Queen Anne Metropolitan Market, 1908 Queen Anne Ave. N, Seattle; 206.284.2530; metropolitan-market.com, in a vintage white vase, Antika Antiques. Ceramic Buddha bank, Macy’s, 1601 Third Ave., Seattle; 206.506.6000, macys.com.