I love Pinterest. Don’t you? That is why I look forward to doing the monthly Pinterest Challenge. Erlene of My Pinterventures created the challenge. I look through my boards and find all of these wonderful ideas. This challenge inspires me to create the pins I love. How to turn a piece of fence into a coat rack is an idea I pinned long ago. My inspiration is from The Project Pile. She made a set of hooks from a piece of barn wood.
Other projects I have made is a tiered tray and painted books. I can’t stop painting the books.
I had to adapt the project to work with what I have, which is a piece of fencing. Follow along and I will show you what did.
The board I had was dirty so I took the brush to it with soap and water. The board lost its character. I had to add it back in. But before I did that I cut a board slightly smaller than the fence board. The fence board is to thin compared to the barn wood. I used the compressor and nail gun to put it together.
It is so easy to faux age the wood. I did a gray wash with some gray paint I had. Do the front and back of the boards. After that dried, I brushed on Dixie Belle’s Grunge Glaze.
My next step was to wax the fence board with Dixie Belle’s wax. When the wax is tacky sprinkle Dixie Dirt along the length of the fence board. Instant age.
Now I can start the project. I got keyhole hangers because I feel they are more stable to hang up the coat rack. Install them first.
I bought one pink flower knob and two crystal ones. I had two other pink knobs in my stash. But it turns out I only used the three knobs I bought. The pink flower goes in the middle and the crystal ones on either end.
Drill holes after you figure out where you want to place the knobs. Then put the knobs in and you have a pretty coat rack. Actually, I think it is too pretty to hide it by putting stuff on it. How to turn a piece of fence into a coat rack turned into a very pretty project. Do you agree?
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Now, let’s see what other things Pinterest inspired! Head over and visit the other hosts to see what they crafted, cooked, built, or tried!
Erlene – My Pinterventures • Jenny – Cookies Coffee and Crafts
Debbee – Debbee’s Buzz • Laurie – My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies
Bri – Halfpint Design • Julie – Sum of their Stories
T’onna – Sew Crafty Crochet
Beverly – Across the Boulevard • Debra – Shoppe No. 5
Roseann – This Autoimmune Life • Terri – Our Good Life
Chelc – Inside The Fox Den • Cherryl – Farm Girl Reformed
Leslie – Once Upon a Time & Happily Ever After • Katrin – Kreativ K
Kelley – Simply Inspired Meals • Joanne – Our Unschooling Journey
Toni – Small Home Soul • Gail – Purple Hues and Me
Rebecca – Hello Central Avenue
Marie – DIY Adulation • Sam – Raggedy Bits
Kristie – Teadoddles • Marie – The Inspiration Vault
Lydia – Lydia’s Flexitarian Kitchen • Maria – Simple Nature Decor
Michelle – Our Crafty Mom • Emily – Domestic Deadline
Alexandra – Eye Love Knots
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