It's no secret that I have a "painted door obsession" phase going on in my life right now, right?
Although painting the interior of our front door black was fun and new... I still wanted to do something a bit more adventurous.
And now that we are rounding out a year and a half without a pantry door, I thought it was about time to invest in one. Not that we don't love seeing inside our pantry that we worked so hard on, but we knew it was time to get a door back on those naked hinges.
Our first initial thought was a glass door with some cool panels of some sort, so you could still see the fun design and organization of the pantry, but that was quickly ruled out when we priced those types of doors and couldn't snag one for under $300 bucks... WHEW! So our next plan was to work with what we already had, until we could afford our coveted glass door.
While there's no glass inside of them, our "builder-grade" doors aren't bad at all! They are actually really cute, with a little beadboard detail and all! So I took our old pantry door to my cute friend Sausha (who is a master furniture re-finisher) and she gave our old door a fresh new (old) look, using my favorite aqua paint!
What do ya think!?
Just like my front door, I knew that I wanted this door sprayed, to get a really smooth overall look, but this time I also wanted to distress it and make it look really worn. So Sausha filled me in on her painting technique.
First she gave my door a few coats of chocolate brown paint, then she sprayed on a few coats of the aqua, distressed the entire door, used a brown glaze, and then sprayed it with a satin poly finish.
We LOVE it! It totally adds that perfect pop of color that the kitchen needed in this corner.
And now, because we all love them so much...
Let's all bask in a before and after shot.
Want to see some other fun blue painted doors? Check these out!
Turquoise Pantry Door - Tatertots and Jello
Cottage Style Door - Perfectly Imperfect
I'm also linking up to these fun parties!
Remodelaholic and Tatertots and Jello