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Medicine Cabinet: Score!

An online search for medicine cabinets—specifically medicine cabinets that are white, wood, framed, recessed, with a latch and mirror—turns up items that range from $250.00 to $1,800. Don’t get me wrong: there are some lovely medicine cabinets out there, but we’re not paying nearly $2,000 for one. So to Craigslist (and Bookoo) we go…

Last week, someone posted a Restoration Hardware Cartwright medicine cabinet. At the lower end of the spectrum ($250.00), this is the one most bungalow renovators turn to and/or suggest when redoing small bathrooms. Yesterday, I drove to downtown Chicago to pick it up. While it’s not recessed, it fits all the other characteristics we wanted. So for $50.00, the medicine cabinet’s now ours. One down, two to go…

The funny thing: the seller originally bought it for his 1920s California bungalow renovation—along with a pedestal sink, sconces, and subway tile. Small world, I suppose.