So I can't get enough of damask. It's like I'm addicted. After I made the mod podge frame with some damask wrapping paper for Annalise's little friend, I knew I wanted some of it hanging in my house too!
I began with a key rack that I bought several years ago from Ross for $9.99. (I know that because I always leave the price tags on the backs of my bargains so I'll never forget what a good deal I got!)
I always liked the shape and size of it and how it was a distressed black. I will loudly announce that I never liked the rooster though. (That's a lie. I totally did. I'm embarrassed.)
(Kindly ignore the hideous switchplate. We have the replacement. Sitting uselessly in the garage in a Home Depot bag.)
To my surprise, the rooster was actually just printed on some kind of paper that could be peeled off. I did just that and went to work and came up with this!
To make it, I cut a sheet of the wrapping paper to fit on the backdrop and mod podged it right on. It took me a while to decide what else I wanted to do with it after that. I thought about putting on it a big monogrammed 'F' for our last name, but it just didn't look right. I would have liked to put a quote on there but the whole thing was too busy. I considered putting the word 'Keys' on there somehow, but it seemed stupid to write Keys. Then while I was browing the dollar bin at Michael's I found the perfect thing! Antique key rub-ons! And I knew just what to do! I picked up a small plate from Big Lots for $1.25, applied the rub-ons onto it, and glued it right in the middle.
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That is totally adorable!! I LOVE the key rub ons! Very clever and frugal:)ReplyDelete
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This is so cute!ReplyDelete
I LOVE the key rub ons! Very sly-and oh so cute!ReplyDelete
So cute! I gave you an award on my blog.Check it out!ReplyDelete
I wonder if my Michaels has those key rub ons...Love them and LOVE this! I need a landing and something like this would be perfect. There's another project to add to my ever growing list =)ReplyDelete
It always amazes me what you find on just random trips out. Nice project.!ReplyDelete
The black and white - love!ReplyDelete
Very striking and the plate is the perfect scale for that area.
love your blog! so cute! congrats on the quick success!! just wondering if you would be interested in guest blogging on my blog sometime?! I'd love to have you.ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness the key holder is so pretty -I want one --I am going to have to keep my eye out for a key holder to paintReplyDelete
I LOVE this!!! So adorable.ReplyDelete
Oh I saw those rub ons I am kicking myself for not picking them up. I liked them and the bird cages but am trying to not buy anything unless I HAVE to have it as my craft stash is taking over the house.ReplyDelete
Another DARLING link up! TFS on Thrilling Thursday @ Paisley Passions :)ReplyDelete
Very new and interesting! I love it! I would love for you to link up to my weekend link party! alittleknickknack.blogspot.comReplyDelete
Have a great weekend!
OK you're totally going to have my crawling around Michaels until I find those rub ons. They're already used to me on the floor. They've finally stopped asking if I need help. Too far gone.ReplyDelete
Great idea and transformation!ReplyDelete
Adorable! So simple and de-chickened. Love it! Lisa~ReplyDelete
Really cute! Great job!ReplyDelete
That is so cute. I love the rub ons and the damask. Visiting from It's SO Very Cheri.ReplyDelete
Wonderful makeover, the rub-ons were a great idea!ReplyDelete
wow, what a great transformation! it looks great!ReplyDelete
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So cute! I would love to have you link up over at Sassy Sites for our Trash to Treasure Tuesday party! :)ReplyDelete
Marni @ Sassy Sites!
It turned out fabulous. Now I want to make one.ReplyDelete
That's great! I'm putting this project on my list!ReplyDelete
they are a perfect match!:DReplyDelete
i'm loving it especially that it is black and white
It is much better! Terrific job! Thanks for joining our party this week!ReplyDelete
Very nice! I looks so much better as a plate! I love that 3D effect! very very fun! Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!ReplyDelete