Apartment Therapy had a great post about sprucing up file cabinets awhile ago. I love this one:
And this one:
I also love this file cabinet makeover, from House of Sarager. And check it out: we have the same greeting card filer – the orange thing on top of the cabinet. I bought mine at a yard sale (you can kind of see it in this post – its on my expidit bookcase). How weird is it that I see it on someone else’s blog?
Anyway, the file cabinet in my office is pretty boring. I did buy a wood one, which I like better than the metal kind. But it seriously needs some sprucing up.
A pattern like this would look awesome:
But, for the time being I switched out the handles. I think that little change made it look a whole lot less 90s “modern office-y”. I want to hold off on doing something bolder until I DIY the magnetic chalkboard I have planned. If I paint the frame a wild colour, I might leave this as-is. You might have guessed that change happens slowly around the townhouse . . .
|With new handles|