High Wire Acts

Chicken wire mesh fills in for glass on cabinets and works perfectly for display.

The French way of idealizing farm house life has long included chicken wire mesh on cabinet and armoire doors. The mesh — of chicken coop fame — is open and relatively flexible. Unlike protective screening found on pie safes or bread boxes it’s great in dry spaces and quite elegant on a shallow white glassware cabinet tucked sideways onto the end of a kitchen cabinet wall [top].

There’s no denying chicken wire mesh has poultry cage charm in any room, as this stack of green-painted coops illustrates.… Continue Reading

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3 Responses to High Wire Acts

  1. Bolso.me March 26, 2012 at 5:38 am #

    I remember from my infancy my grandmother’s cabinets to protect the sausages. After all I think I prefer these versions. 😉

  2. Tricia Rose March 26, 2012 at 7:14 am #

    I have liked the idea of chicken wire fronts for years, but haven’t done it ever! Maybe because I don’t have much that is decorative – or not wanting to open and close a door which doesn’t even keep dust out.


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