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The moment you I have been waiting for is finally here.  After 2 1/2 long months of building in between bed times, meal times, basketball games, church obligations and a 2 week stint of influenza A my studio cabinets are finally done.  And I can’t tell you how utterly amazed I am that Sandra and I actually pulled this off!

But guess what?  You will have to go to her house to see the full reveal.  But I will give you a sneak peek here…because I am nice like that.

d lawless hardware bar pulls

Do you love the bar pulls or what?  I have told you before about my obsession love for D. Lawless Hardware.  8” Bars like this usually run $10 – $15.  On D. Lawless they are $2.21.  Dude that is cheaper than IKEA.  And let me tell you, these are some good looking, high quality pulls.

I also ordered all my hinges from there as well.  I was nervous about mortising the hinges if I chose a European style hinge so we used these instead.  Again the cheapest I have seen these for is about $3.50 each when you buy them in a pack of 10.  D. Lawless Hardware has them for $1.44!  You do have to buy screws with this one but it still makes it the least expensive option out there.

d lawless hardware hinges

Because the doors are so tall (80”) I had to install catches at the top as well.  I got them at D. Lawless Hardware for $.18 each.  Again, I did have to purchase screws though.

d lawless hardware catches

Okay this is the last picture you are getting from me.  Look at all that hidden storage.  {Squuueeealll!}  I can’t wait for moving day! I will see you over on Sawdust Girl for the full reveal.  It is worth the click, you won’t be disappointed!

inside cabinet


Continue to follow along here on IC.  I will have a whole week of studio details posts in the coming weeks.  I am thisclose to being completely done!

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  1. WOWEE!!!! I popped over and saw the full reveal- absolutely gorgeous!!! You deserve a vacation with all that saved moola! BTW- I am the reader that stopped you at Lowe’s in the lighting department 🙂

  2. Way to jump on that PONY girl.. They look Stunning..and Amazing- WOW! Way to do it up…look at you go! Can’t wait to see your next project! Now you can make Anything! 🙂

  3. My goodness, Beckie! This is really amazing. I just visited Sandra’s site and saw the full reveal. I’d say you and Sandra together (along with your rescue friend!) make an incredible team. And it sounds like she could coach someone of just about any skill level as long as they’re willing to work hard.

    Thank you for the heads up on the hardware! Now I’m really curious about that company–my mother comes from a family named Lawless, and you don’t see that name every day.

    Congratulations on a job well done. I hope your new space is a huge blessing to you!

  4. LOVE it! You have so many great ideas! Can you move in with me for about a year and fix my house?

    I love the DIY projects, but can’t stand the clean up afterwards. I can’t seem to make things look the way they look in my head.

  5. I have been watching this project from the beginning! It looks beautiful and the price tag is fantastic! Hard work, but you will get years of enjoyment out of this project! Love it!

  6. Congratulations! I hope that you are proud of your new room and love every detail of it. This project is so inspiring!

  7. Finally found the full reveal! L.O.V.E. the final result. Really, totally jealous at this moment.

    btw, link towards the end of the end of the post goes to dlawless and not sawdustgirl.

  8. GORGEOUS! Absolutely gorgeous! Fabulous job! You SHOULD be proud! They are beautiful, well done, and I’m sure you will fill them up quickly and utilize them daily! So amazed at your budget, too! Way to go! Can’t wait to see the details as you finish off the room.

  9. WOW factor x 10. Way to get your power tool on girl!
    You have birthed babies and taken on cabinets. You are qualified to run the free world.
    This is fantastic and you will love them the rest of your life, including when you someday leave this house and remember them. Fantastic win and what a “I can do anything” moral boost. You inspired me to build a simple serving tray today. Thank you and, CONGRATULATIONS!
    Thanks for the tip on hardware again too. I am replacing cabinets in my vintage trailer and this is a great resource. Good Job Girls.

  10. Just Amazing!! The use of space and the size of those cabinets is a girls dream!! I love it all!! Thanks for the great share on the hardware too!! I am so Green with Envy!!! You are a total DIY Diva!!

  11. I am so excited. I have just a few finishing touches before the big reveal. It is an amazing space to create it. I thought through every detail!

  12. You are welcome Jalet I am privileged to be an inspiration to you. I can’t wait to show you every detail of the room!

  13. You have no idea how many times I vacuumed out all the saw dust in that room. Geesh! But my kids and I did our first project in it today and it was divine!

  14. Thank you Richella. My first project was with my kiddos today. It is going to be a fun space for the whole family to enjoy!

  15. I jumped on that Pony girl and rode it all the way into crafty space heaven! Yep I can do anything, hear me roar. RAAAWWWRRRR!

  16. Oh my I looked terrrrriiiibbbblllle that day. But it is always nice to see a reader of mine! My hubby and I are going away for a mini vacay this weekend, I do need a break.

  17. Holla!!! I feel like jumping up and down in the space celebrating the awesomeness!! The perfect foundation for an awesomely functional and beautiful room … I look forward to seeing the room come to life!

  18. It’s looking awesome!! Great storage is one of my favorite things!! Especially when it’s spacious, organized, and comes with the finest of hardware:) You and Sandra are really really knocking it out! Can’t wait to see the final reveal! ~ Amy

  19. Incredible!! Totally amazing, beautiful custom made cabinets. All the more so because you did it!! Congratulations! Can’t wait to see it all come together.
    Debbie 🙂

  20. I love your work and the price of the pulls. I am a bargain shopper also but I don’t think I would ever have found that price!

    Question…I have builder grade cabinets in my kitchen and the bottoms and tops are falling apart. It is some kind of particle board with a piece of thin vinyl. They are just flat on the front. I don’t have the $ to hire someone to come fix them. Help.

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