These Amazing Farmhouse Faux Card Catalog Makeover DIYs are so incredible… they look like the real thing only they don’t carry that heavy price tag!
If you thought you couldn’t have the look of a Card Catalog in your home because they can be very cost prohibitive plus they can be hard to find… think again! All of these fabulous Farmhouse Faux Card Catalog Makeover DIYS can be done by you. You can apply what you learn from all of these to the perfect piece you want to makeover. There are so many trick… tips and techniques plus INSPIRATION waiting for you! I have fallen in love with all of these and I think you will too!
Upcycled Record Cabinet to Faux Card Catalog – Girl In The Garage
I have to preface that you must visit this fabulous blog to see what this Record Cabinet looked like before the makeover! It was a sweet little piece that looked just like it was in my Grandmother’s home when I was younger. I tell you to check it out because it is just such an amazing transformation. The technique to get this Faux Catalog look is genius as is the whole DIY. I bet you can adapt what you learn here to a project of your own. Love it from top to bottom and that blue… simply dreamy. Be sure to visit!
DIY Faux Apothecary Dresser – Interior Frugalista
Time to check out a beautiful creation from Marie… aka Interior Frugalista! You have to check out this dresser BEFORE because you are not going to believe what it looked like at the start. It was a mess but had great bones that Maria saw! I love how she used the white and the wood… the results were so clean and crisp. It has a Mid Century Modern Vibe but it is also a perfect Modern Farmhouse Piece! Check it out.
Faux Card Catalog Cabinet – Bower Power
My heart fluttered a bit when I saw what Katie from Bower Power made from a 14 dollar cabinet she found at her Local Thrift Shop. It’s magical…you have to stop by for the step by step and you will be amazed that something so ordinary…worn and plain can turn into this!!! It makes me a believer that everything is a frog waiting to be kissed (no offense to frogs…I love them just the way they are but you get what I mean : )
Antique Printer’s Cabinet Makeover – Bless’er House
Prepare to be amazed! You are about to see how Lauren turns a Craig’s list 80’s style Buffet into a magnificent Faux Printer’s Cabinet. It’s all about panels panels panels and hardware! I never get tired learning new ways to do things and I know you don’t either. Just keep piling up the knowledge and adjust it to your projects! This piece truly looks like it should be on the floor of Pottery Barn’s Showcase!
DIY Faux Card Catalog Cabinet (Apothecary Cabinet) The Navage Patch
It is always so much fun to visit Handan and Greg! They always have the best creations and today is no different. You are going to see how you can make this beauty from scratch with a very very detailed tutorial. All your questions are answered and every step is shown and explained. If you are looking for an incredible project and have the time… maybe one of these is in your future. Come and see how it was done!
Apothecary Cubby Gets “Antiqued” Farmhouse Style – Prodigal Pieces
Larissa found this little piece that she has been searching for at a Big Box Store so it’s kind of a bargain makeover right? It certainly is a Farmhouse one… an awesome one at that! You have to come and see the before and the after is no short of amazing. You will be especially interested in the techniques she uses to achieve this incredible look which I could see on just about any makeover at all! When it comes to that high end gorgeous Farmhouse Style… Larissa has your back. Plus… how WOW is that color!
DIY Mustard Yellow Card Catalog Dresser – A Ray of Sunlight
You have to check out this Dresser Makeover… WOW!!! What a difference a router and paint can make. It totally amazes me that you can take a dated dresser and turn it into a Faux Card Catalog Cabinet that looks like it walked out of Restoration Hardware! I LOVE the technique and it is one that you just might want to use on one of your projects some day. Don’t miss any of the details here… FABULOUS!!!
DIY Card Catalog Dresser Makeover – Girl In The Garage
This is truly a heart stopping makeover! First…you have to check out the Thrift Store Dresser in it’s original purchase form…then follow the brilliant steps that led to this absolutely incredible Card Catalog Piece…WOW…The Girl In The Garage has out done herself and that’s hard to do. Come on over and see the process which will give you a new way to look at items that you just might not think have any potential.
Card Catalog From Child’s Chest Of Drawers – Prodigal Pieces
Here’s another brilliant creation from our friend Larissa! She always sees through to the heart of a piece! Wait till you see what she does to this dated little dresser! It’s no short of amazing and then when she adds those legs… MAGIC!!! ENJOY!
How to Refinish and Restore a Vintage Card Card – Little House of Four
Ok… I am cheating here because this actually was a card catalog… one that had seen hard times… but I thought you would enjoy how it was turned into a real heart stopper! This beauty was found for under $100 but it was not in good shape…it needed a ton of tender loving care and work and that is just what it got over at Little House Of Four. You will see all that went into this creation and it will inspire you and show you that just about anything is possible! The addition of the Pencil Legs was sheer Contemporary Farmhouse BRILLIANCE!!! Come and see this Thrift Store Makeover from start to finish.
Re-Love Project… Before & After – The Painted Hive
I have to tell you my friends…this has to be my ALL time favorite! It is just absolutely incredible. The Painted Hive shares the step by step of this upcycling journey. As you can see…the end results are totally AMAZING! You must see where it started at its humble modern style beginnings. Enjoy and be inspired.
Easy DIY Faux-Multi-Drawer Cabinet Hack…Using Peel And Stick Flooring – The Painted Hive
Kristine is about to share such a brilliant tip… you are going to flip for it! She is going to show you how you can transform just about any flat surfaced piece of furniture into one that looks like this one… you don’t even have to cut panels… she shows us how to apply peel and stick flooring (mind blown!!!!) You don’t want to miss this one! Oh the possibilities!
How to Make a Faux Card Catalog From a Hardware Organizer – Little House of Four
I know I use this expression a lot… but sometimes I just have to… Prepare to be AMAZED!!!! Talk about a magic trick. You are going to watch how a Hardware Organizer… you know… the metal and plastic drawer ones… can be turned into this fabulous piece! I know I have to find one for myself because it would be perfect on my desk for all those little this and that’s! I bet you are going to fall hopelessly in love and want to make one for your very own.
Flat Pack Hack: Chalkboard Faux Specimen Drawers – The Painted Hive.
You have to hand it to Kristine… she is just filled with all kinds of creativity. Here is another one of her creations and once again… you can replicate it because it’s base is a regular filing cabinet that you can find in an office store or on line or anywhere really. Some wood panels… wheels… metal card catalog labels… some chalkboard paint and a few other supplies will bring one of these beauties to life for you! What a great addition to an office! I think Joanna Gaines would flip for this one!
A Faux Card Catalog – Q Is For Quandie
Lesson you will learn from this pretty is when you fall up on the perfect piece of furniture… creating a Faux Card Catalog is a cinch. A little paint… some new hardware and voila! Come and see!!! I bet your search will begin.
Industrial Inspired Multi-Drawer Chest Makeover – Little House Of Four
This is one of those projects that simply leaves you breathless! This absolutely gorgeous Modern Farmhouse Chest of Drawers was once a dated Dresser with great bones. You will find the complete process from sanding to paint to the perfect hardware. The final piece is sheer perfection as you can see for yourself! Come on over and get tons of inspiration… ideas and tips!
Bookcase Makeover to Faux Card Catalog – Girl In The Garage
I know after seeing this fabulous bookcase makeover you are going to be on the hunt for one yourself. It is really fascinating what the Girl In The Garage did with this $12 bookcase… she literally turned it into a faux Card Catalog and it looks amazing. Come and see how she did it… step by step. What a great statement piece of furniture (on the cheap!).
Card Catalog Filing Cabinet – Postcards From The Ridge
Fell totally in love with this one! You won’t believe that this once was a regular double metal filing cabinet … one that you can purchase in a office supply for varying prices. Well… Angie is going to show you how she turned it into a Filing Cabinet that carries a price tag of about $700 and all but with a few supplies and some work… it can be yours for so much less when you follow this tutorial! How much do you love it and wouldn’t it look incredible in your office.
Library Card Catalog and Vintage Farmhouse Decor – Sadie Seasongoods
Ok… you are probably saying… I can’t make one of these because it was a Thrift Store Makeover and where would I ever get a piece like this. Well you can take the how to from Sarah from and apply it to an IKEA MOPPE… it is not exactly like this but it will totally work and you will get such an amazing look you will want to make more! I think it would also look great with pencil legs for a sleek Modern Farmhouse look.
Farmhouse Coffee Table – Sarah Joy
Sarah over at Sarah Joy finally took the big step to turn her Card Catalog into a Fabulous Farmhouse Coffee Table. She is sharing her step by step so if you happen to be thinking of a similar project… you will find some great tips right here. It looks awesome! I am loving that tray on the table!
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