The closet and cupboard are on opposite sides of the same wall.
This picture is of the closet side. The new doors were stained
to match the existing wood paneling shown on the right. Wrought
hardware and breadboard ends on the doors contribute to the
This built-in cupboard on the opposite side of the closet is
painted pine with beaded doors and the same wrought hardware.
Inside are fixed shelves for holding linens and household items.
The cupboard goes from floor to ceiling. Notice the painted
floorboards which average over 16" wide!
My clients wanted to remove a poorly designed closet and cupboard
probably installed in the late 50s and replace them with something
more appropriate for their old house and their lifestyle.The trick was to match the character of the existing woodwork
while building space that could work with modern needs.