Saturday my niece and I were at the local flea market and I saw this cabinet from across the parking lot. It was beautiful! Even though I figured it would be more than I could spend and I had nowhere to put it, I couldn't wait to talk to the vendor!
The vendor shared what she knew about the history of this cabinet. The original owner commissioned a local artist to paint the door panels with items that were significant to her family. The postmark on the letter reads "1992 - Richmond, VA." I asked her about the price and she said $50! After recovering from the shock of such a bargain, I bought it.
It was obviously damaged when it was moved because there are a few cracks that need fixing. It was quite dirty and smudged. With the help of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, it cleaned up beautifully.
I removed a corner cabinet from my family room and the new piece looks beautiful in there!