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Unique upturned, upcycled old painted trunk transformed into stunning cabinet on castors with 1954 Earls Court motor show decoupage

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This upturned & up-cycled trunk was purchased from an old friend who was a motor mechanic. I wanted to retain a sense of history & based my restoration theme around the job he loved so much. The chest has been turned on to it's side to create a well proportioned cupboard or side table & mounted on 4 castors to create an industrial look. The various shades of original hand painted brown & the contrasting yellow words '46 strands' faintly stencilled to the door & back remain from it's previous life. Whilst the sides have been lovingly transformed using the decoupage technique with original newspaper cuttings from the 1954 Earls Court motor show. Still keeping with the Automobilia theme the interior & 2 removable shelves were treated to a fresh lick of paint reminiscent to a garage floor. The piece has been finely sanded & beeswax throughout to protect & enhance the colours.
All my items are totally unique, lovingly designed & created in the UK by me Manni @ High Tide Design
Approximate size in cm
H 87 x W 48 x D 48


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Nov 14, 2016
I love it!! Promt delivery, thank you.
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  • Handmade item
  • Recycled: Yes
  • Style: Industrial & utility
  • Materials: wax, paint, glue, newspapers, paper, wheels, castors, metal, steel, pine, wood
  • Feedback: 1 reviews
  • Favorited by: 5 people
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