Chalkboard Message Center with Faucet Hooks

This project started out as a side of the road find...

chalkboard message center with faucet hooks

At first glance, 50 mph I thought it was a TV but at
the last minute I realized it was wood and kinda cool!

After a quick U turn in the middle of the road... it was mine.

I'm all about putting people in need of money to work so 
I hired my 22 year old daughter to do the painting this time.

I'm up to my eyeballs in projects and she needs the money!

chalkboard message center with faucet hooks

Ky gave the frame 2 coats of Old Ochre Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
then clear wax for protection. 

She did a great job but when the piece was finished I decided I didn't like the shelf... there was no bottom to the piece
 so hanging it on the wall wouldn't work.

I removed the ledge and the top arched piece from the shelf.

chalkboard message center with faucet hooks

I re-attached the arched piece to cover the holes in the frame then 
added 3 faucet handles to the front to work as hooks.

The faucet handles are raised up by attaching them 
to large nuts before attaching them to the frame.

chalkboard message center with faucet hooks

There was already a backing piece inside the frame when I found it so I gave the wood a couple of coats of spray chalkboard paint
and stuck it back inside the frame.

This extra large chalkboard message center
is perfect for an entry way to keep track of your
day and to hang leashes and keys. 

chalkboard message center with faucet hooks

I'm thankful for the help and I'm glad 
I stopped for this treasure!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .