Upcycled Kitchen Ipad Stand

When I saw the ipad stand at Pottery Barn
I knew I had to make one!




And in true Homeroad style, it had to be made of repurposed parts. 




An old cutting board from the thrift store, a piece of
antique trim molding leftover from another project, and
an old trowel found in my grandfather's basement.


I epoxied the trowel to the back of the cutting board,

and yes, it is amazingly sturdy!



I added a stencil for decoration.




The pieces came together to create a one of a kind, 
junk styled ipad stand for my kitchen!



The best part is that it works with the case too!



Take a look at a few more ipad stands I created...




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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. That's brilliant! I really like the old trowel as the bracket, such a great idea. My favourite diy's always involve using unusual items, and this one rocked it.

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  2. Love this one Susan! Especially the old trowel for the stand. How creative. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. That is so cool, Susan! Who'd think to use a cutting board in that way! Well, you did. : ) It is actually perfect in a kitchen, too, especially if you use a lot of recipes online. I'm always either printing recipes out and propping them on my cookbook stand or I have my laptop sitting on the upper counter to look at.

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  4. So clever! You continually amaze me.

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  5. You are soooo clever. Love how your creative mind works:) Now if I can just find me an old trowel!

    Great job!

    xo
    Sumaya

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  6. So smart and with such great style too!

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  7. Very clever! I need to try something like this, thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Great minds think alike... almost. I have this on my list, but never ever in a million years, till this very moment would I think of using something unique for the back. Pinning!

    Bliss

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  9. Brilliant~This is perfect for my kitchen!!!!

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  10. This is sooo cool! I love it!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Jennifer @ Decorated Chaos
    http://decoratedchaos.blogspot.com

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  11. Oh. My. Goodness. you are brillant! it's prefect.

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  12. So clever!! Love this repurposed ipad stand! Thanks so much for sharing it at project inspired - pinning it to our group pin board :D

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  13. I featured you today! http://www.settingforfour.com/2013/03/project-inspired-no-5-linky-party.html Thanks for joining the party!!

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