Monday, July 30, 2012

Here is my very first post for Monday Made It! I am so excited. I saw this filing cabinet project on pinterest a while back and knew I had to make something like this for my classroom!

Samm Spangler from Little House in the Big D is where I got my inspiration for this adorable filing cabinet. Here is hers:

And here is my new and improved filing cabinet. I am in LOVE!


Coat of Paint - I used Valspar spray paint, gloss finish

I took off all the hardware and decoupaged scrapbook paper to the front of the drawers.

Make sure you pay attention when you take the drawer lock off. Thankfully my hubby is very smart when it comes to how things work, or I might not have been able to get it all back together.

Can't wait to start using this! I was also inspired to make the front of my desk match my filing cabinet. No picture yet :( Wasn't thinking when I finished. I'll try to get one this week sometime.


  1. Looks great! Lots of work but well worth it :)

  2. Thanks! It was lots of work. I realized that I do not like spray painting and I'm not very good at it. Next time I will buy one of those spray handle attachments to help me.

  3. I love it!!! Wondering if I could do it myself! I have a junky file cabinet in my room right now that is just screaming for a redo!!!

    1. You could totally do this Wendi!!

  4. So cute! The file cabinet turned out fantastic! I'm definitely not brave enough yet to take on that task!


  5. That is so cute!! The filing cabinet in my room is FULL of papers (that I really need to go through), but I want to do this to mine at some point!!

  6. It's so cute! Now, when are you coming to fix my ugly cabinets? :)

    Will Grade For Coffee

  7. Love the filing cabinet. It looks awesome! :-) Thanks for visiting my blog this week! Your summer has been busy, but sounded fun! :-)

  8. I found you on the Made it Monday linky....How CUTE is your filing cabinet! I would love if you would check out my blog!Fancy Free in Fourth