Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Ladder To Success

Trying to get organized this new year?  A message board is a great item towards some organizational success.  This one was created from the bottom rungs of a longer ladder.
 I used the top part to make a Christmas card holder that sold at Holiday Junk Fest before I got to take a picture of it.  I knew these bottom 2 rungs would work for something.  All I did was add a board painted with chalkboard paint--this is screwed into the rungs, and a coffee sack covered bulletin board piece that I hot glued to the rungs.  I left the ladder with its original finish, simply added a little Briwax over the top.  What are you doing to get organized?

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10 comments:

  1. Great idea, I have the old ladder, only wish I had the wall space to put it!

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  2. This is really adorable! I wish I had an old ladder lying around to do this with now.

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  3. I love this!! This was like de-ja-vu! I make bulletin boards with that exact same coffee sack and sell them on etsy. I don't **think** I sold this one to you! :)

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  4. Creative, as always, Becky! That's one awesome message board!! Thanks for linking up to the 1st Project of the Year Party!

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  5. Wonderful! Loving the coffee sack combination with the chalkboard and the great character of the ladder. Just lovely!

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  6. very cute! and clever, love it!

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