Turn an old cabinet door into a rustic wall hanging
It took five years of wondering to finally venture into our spider engrossed garage to look for treasure in the rafters. I was not disappointed!
Cupboard doors, uber old with layers of paint and beautiful hinges & hardware were up there waiting to be freed from their dark, dank, creepy-crawly prison. I believe these are the remnants of the original kitchen cupboards for the house. It makes me almost cry knowing this. Call me weird, but I love having all things original in here. I feel like I'm the keeper of this home's prized possessions.
A little elbow grease is all it takes
While singing the song “…Merry ole Land of Oz. With a Brush, brush here….”, the first door got all cleaned up and was ready for its perfect spot in the house. We recently hung shelves in the living room left with a gaping spot needing something special. I am the type to wait until what is meant to be shows itself AND IT DID!
The door needed a bit more, kind of how the bow was just what the cowardly lion needed. The wall looked good but life needed to be on it, not just objects. I found an empty wine bottle with a label that resembled the scenes in the framed prints already shelved, found an old white small shelf hanging in the garage not being used, grabbed a couple screws, a picture hanging mount, and a shoot from my only living indoor houseplant.
All this created, what is to me, the most beautiful living old piece of art on the wall. Total cost? 0. Yep, ZERO! I love repurposing stuff. How about you?