Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Where Are My Keys?

Where are my keys???  You too?
    I went to my scrap wood again, and found some OSB.    I am going to run out of scraps with all these "Use Em Up" projects.  Check this one out....  Champagne Chicken Scraps.   

I fired up the sander and sanded and sanded and sanded. 


 I laid out my plastic and painted it pretty with some homemade chalk paint.  You can see that project if you CLICK HERE!... I think I put on 3 coats.  This picture shows the first coat.

  I let it dry and sanded the edges.

 Next step was to gather up my key supplies and attach them with epoxy.

 I printed some numbers from Word on the computer and cut them to fit behind my tags.

  I glued them onto the back of some tags I found at the dollar store. I used four packages " $1.00 each.

  The cup hooks were purchased at Home Depot and cost $3.60 for all.   I had to paint them cuz the brass was too shiny.  

 That was my total cost.  $12.10  The wood was scrap and paint were from other projects.   I assembled everything

 and this is what I ended up with.  

 I am going to attach two more keys to the top when I find some.


  1. I LOVE this project. You did a great job working on it and showing it to us. Thank you for sharing!! I'm always misplacing keys that or my cat sneaks off with them. (shhhh...we don't tell her she's a cat...she thinks she's human..LOL)

    I so enjoyed your visit with me over at the old Southern Ooaks...I'm so happy that you will be coming back for more visits. I know that I will be coming to visit you quite often. (new follower too)


  2. Great idea, Karen!! You know your way around power tools!!

  3. I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! ;)

  4. Oh I absolutely LOVE this!!!


  5. Cute!! I am forever loosing keys! I need to do this!

    Thanks for sharing :D

    Visiting from Crazy Cute Thur Linky Party today,
    Suzanne in NW Illinois

  6. Always losing my keys--fab idea, and pretty, too!

  7. What a fabulous and functional piece!

  8. Great idea and it looks super col. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Thanks for all your wonderful comments. I wasn't sure about this project, but we did need a new key hanger as our old one was just not cutting it. It is functionable, but I believe I need to do something else with it. If I do, I will reblog it! But thanks for your encouragement!

  10. Great project and major score on those skeleton keys!

  11. I love it. Great project! I am a new follower. Hope you can drop by and visit my blog and follow along too!

  12. Hi Feral Turtle! this is super cool. Now I am thinking of doing the same thing. thanks for sharing. till then my friend!

  13. Cool!! I love the old keys at the top. Thanks for the shout out!

  14. I featured this post today on my blog! Come check it out! ;D


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