Sunday, August 8, 2010

DIY Baby Coat Rack

I’ve always thought that these little wooden animals at Hobby Lobby were adorable, and for only 67 cents each, I was wondering what I could do with them.  I decided to make a coat rack for James’ nursery.

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I bought the wooden, unfinished coat rack at Hobby Lobby for just a couple dollars and simply spray painted it white.

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Then I used a glue gun to glue the little animals to the rack.  We affixed the rack to the wall using velcro adhesive stickers. Voila!

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I think it turned out pretty cute, and so easy!

*Here are the parties I’m linking to, including Serenity Now.

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  1. How precious! I love how it turned out, good job =)

  2. Freak'n cute!!! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  3. That is sooo darling!! I LOVE the cute little critters:)
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  4. That is adorable. So simple and so cute!!

  5. This is about the cutest idea I've ever seen! Absolutely adorable! I love your little animal additions -- they're perfect, Megan!

  6. Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party this week!

  7. SO CUTE! I need to make something like this for my son's (almost sons') room.

  8. I love using those cute wooden figures and am always looking for ways to use them!! LOVE this so much!!!

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  10. Adorable! I'm going to try this for my grandbaby. Thanks for sharing.

  11. That is precious!! I love simple projects like this. :) Great job! Thanks for linking up. :)

  12. Yes...that is very clever! I do miss having baby stuff to decorate, but it's darling!

  13. How adorable!!!!! What a great idea and so simple too! I am seriously missing having a craft store like this in our town. :-( I will have to figure out a plan to make a road trip soon...I am having withdrawls!!! LOL

    Found you on Amanda's party...So, so glad that I did!!!

  14. Oh my goodness! I love this idea!

  15. Thats super cute! I saw those little guys at Hobby Lobby and wanted to scoop them up for my nephew but now idea how I'd use them! Great idea!


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