Sunday, June 16, 2013

Ribbon Rack

The minute I saw this at the thrift store I knew exactly
where I was going with it...



$2.99 and it was mine!

I painted the piece with Annie Sloan chalk paint
in Primer Red to match a craft cabinet I had re-done earlier.


I added 3 inexpensive curtain rods from Home Depot...


And hung it on the wall!


A few days after I found this I saw another just like
it in an antiques shop... they wanted $78.00 for the same one!

Another great thrift store up-cycle!

The Annie Sloan Chalk Paint 
came from my favorite distributor
located in the Yankee Peddler
Huntington, NY

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17 comments:

  1. Love this Susan! And the color is awesome!
    This kinda looks like a gun rack to me.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Fantastic! And I love that you screwed it straight to the wall - that's what I would do, too.
    Breida

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  3. Do you know what it was originally? Brilliant repurposing.

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  4. Cute cute!! It was a gun rack...glad you changed that! Best, Vicki

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  5. Looks great! How nice to have all your ribbon out when you can see it.

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  6. What an awesome idea....Just might have to copy it. :)

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  7. Perfect, and if I ever see one, then have a dedicated craft space, I too will know what to do with it.
    Bliss

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  8. You'll treasure it all the more now that you know you got a bargain! Great idea, great price have fun with it.

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  9. It looks to me that with a little thought and ingenuity you could tack up at least four or five more rods onto that gun/ribbon rack. Although it does not appear that you will have to worry about more storage for ribbon for quite a while.

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  10. makes me wish i would have saved my dads gun rack! what a cleaver idea!

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  11. LOVE the repurpose!! SO cute!

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  12. Sooooo smart. I would never have thought to look for a gun rack, but now it's on my thrifting list :)
    - Lora @ Craftivity Designs

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  13. Very nice! great job and great hunting.

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