GORGEOUS White Painted Christmas Hutch

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There are no words to describe the satisfaction you get when you turn a decrepit, smell, scratched up old furniture and turn it into a gorgeous white painted Christmas hutch your family will enjoy for years to come!

White hutch

Here’s my beautiful hutch all decorated for Christmas! Spoiler Alert! It sold in three days for a ridiculous amount! I was so excited.

What I Started With

While I’m really excited how it turned out, you won’t believe how this looked when I first laid eyes on it! Well, you HAVE to see WHY. It was in such a shabby shape to begin with, but I insisted on giving it a chance!

Hutch before I started working on it

Be sure and scroll to see the before and more gorgeous after pics. Oh and Merry Christmas!!!!…

Can you believe I only paid $30 for it?

Pathetic, right? And even more pathetic and gross when I puked figured out that it reeked of rat pee!!!
Ewww! (please don’t tell)

Another look at the original hutch - front view

What I did to transform it into a beautiful Christmas hutch

The first thing I did was spray it down with a hose. After that, I kicked out ALL of the panels and shelves, only leaving a shell. Next I let it sit out in the heat and sun for about a week.

Disasembled hutch airing out

Here’s a closer look at the damage.

A closer look at the damage

I then scrubbed the remaining pieces with TSP. The stuff works wonders. It gets the smell out, the grime out and anything yuck out!

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I then replaced the all of the shelves in the cabinet and added new boards to the entire back of the dresser and hutch. What a difference!

New boards

I sanded and primed the entire piece with Zinzer Primer.

Primed with Zinzer primer

Then I sanded and re-stained the top with my favorite Minwax Dark Walnut.

I chose a white chalk like paint for the rest.

Painted white and stained the top a beautiful walnut

As mentioned before, the entire back has new birch boards – a major improvement!

New birch wood back

Wow! Already looking fantastic:)

Painted bottom

But my favorite extra touch is the distressing. Here’s a quick video on distressing furniture:

Distressed door

And now it’s unrecognizable!

New look for my hutch

White hutch with blue accessories looks beautiful

Oh! Of course, it looks amazing all decked out for Christmas, doesn’t it? I sure hope its new owner enjoys it for many more Christmases to come!

Here’s one last look at the before and after this amazing transformation!

You won't believe this transformation! Take a look at my Christmas hutch before and after, and see the steps I took to transform an ugly piece of furniture into a gorgeous piece to treasure for many years. #Christmas #paintedfurniture #recycled #repurposed #whitefurniture

Merry Christmas!

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3 Comments

  1. Nikki

    That’s fantastic!

  2. Katie

    Looks Beautiful! Glad to see you’re still turning garbage into beauty (it’s been a long while since I’ve visited)….I’ll be around more to watch you work your magic 🙂
    -Katie

  3. Betty

    Absolutely stunning!! Thanks for the reminder about TSP – I’d forgotten that little gem. 🙂

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