Sunday, January 8, 2012

Junk Inspired Memo Board


How to make a hanging Memo Board
from the junk in my garage...

I divided up the board into 3 spaces.
Painted one section with chalkboard paint.... 


On the second section I added cork for a bulletin board...


And the third I left blank for hooks...


I stenciled on the words "notes" and "keys" and  
sanded for a distressed look...


The chalkboard was ready...


I added rusty screws and a canvas flower to the cork...


and hooks for keys at the bottom....


I hung the board from an old chain.


 And wouldn't you know it but Daughter #2 
snagged it for her new room!
Susan 
The DIY Show Off
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18 comments:

  1. No wonder she snagged it! It's super cute.

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  2. Haha! You can't turn your back for a minute, Susan! : ) My daughter has done the same thing to me. Now I try and do two of something I think she might like so we both have one!

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  3. Great use of junk! I understand why your daughter would snag it for her own!

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  4. No wonder she wants it - it's good looking!! How did you stay inside the lines when painting the letters or what did you use for 'paint'?

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  5. Don't you just love turning junk into fantastic home decor? You did a beautiful job, such a creative and useful idea. Thanks for sharing. Stop by and visit, cause I love meeting new blog friends. Lori

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  6. Lol so cute and your daughter did good!
    I cant blame her!!!

    Deborah xoxo

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  7. hiya susan , great project so useful and free too . well done and thanks for sharing
    xmaggiex

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  8. I absolutely ADORE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job!!!!

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  9. love this idea and it look great!!
    x

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  10. @ Joyce,
    I stuck stickers on the wood for the letters, traced around them, pulled them off, used a paint pen to paint inside and then sanded to make it look distressed....
    Susan

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  11. This message center rocks! I love the rusty nails, and the stenciled letters! I am having starting no spend challenge tomorrow... please stop by to check it out!

    Tiffany {Living Savvy}
    www.savvydesignwest.com

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  12. I'm Loving this, Susan. This is something I could use in my kitchen. How did you put the cork on there? Did you just use glue?

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