Message Center with a Twist

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Message center with a twist.

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This wooden tray was an interesting thrift store find.


It had great large metal handles... only problem was that one of the sides was broken off when I bought it.

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Rather than trying to fix it... I'm changing it.

I flipped the broken piece around to the top of the tray 
rather than gluing it back onto the side. 

I gave the tray a coat of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
in French Linen, leaving the center unpainted.

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I went back to the center with a few coats of chalk board paint.

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I knew the large handles were great for something other than a handle and here it is...

I attached curtain hooks through the tray handle.

Now it is a great place to clip on a photo or a note.

Sunglasses which are always hard to keep track of,
hang in plain view.

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A great little message center with a handle twist!

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Look beyond the obvious and imagine the possibilities. 

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7 comments

  1. Really cute Susan! Love the clips on the handle!

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  2. Yes the curtain clips are great... very nice idea...

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  3. That is so clever! I love that the handles have such a practical purpose.

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