Vintage Spool Organizer

A new life for a vintage spool rack and frame.




I used Gorilla Glue and finishing nails to attach the spool rack to the vintage frame. 

I gave the whole piece a coat of white paint then backed the frame with buffalo check oil cloth.

Last I added paint cloth rosettes.



I used a black satin ribbon to hang the frame.

Now that ugly spool rack has a little more style!




To my surprise my daughter snatched it up for a jewelry holder... another great idea!


So many great uses.... ribbon? ties? craft supplies?
What do you think? 


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. What an awesome project! I would definitely use it for thread.

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  2. Oh that's great. I love the idea of the jewelery on it.
    I think you did a great job. But I think erverything is lovely in white :-)

    Love,
    Bianca

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  3. What a great way to use it...looks so cute with the jewelry on it.
    ~Cindy

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  4. I LOVE it!!!! Since I have been sewing more, I am actually in need of a spool organizer and I have been looking for ways to "fancy it up"! I will look no further! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  5. Contemplating and I'm going "hmmmmm"......

    I need this in my laundry room where my very unused sewing stuff is located.

    Bliss

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  6. I think it looks awesome! What a great idea!

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  7. Love it! I have wanted to add something to my sewing room wall. Functional, and cute!

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