Build a Lego Key Chain and Key Chain Holder

This is a fun and functional DIY project as well as earth friendly. Before you throw away your children’s outgrown Legos, why not build a Lego key chain and key chain holder? The decorative possibilities are endless with all those shapes and vivid colors. Who knows, perhaps you will build an avant-garde masterpiece to hang your keys on.

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Use Binder Clips to Hang Decorations

Use Binder Clips to Hang Decorations

It’s super easy to use binder clips to hang decorations. Choose a binder clip strong enough for the weight of item, then clip binder clip to the item you want to hang. Finally attach item to picture hook or nail affixed to the wall. Binder clips are not only a great office supply, they are also an excellent tool box staple!

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Copper Pipe Candle Holder Centerpiece

DIY Copper Pipe Candle Holder Centerpiece, Photo Courtesy of Brittany Bailey

We found this awesome copper pipe candle holder centerpiece at Pretty Handy Girl.com. It’s so versatile, it can be used as candle holder, bud vase or both! Use the link above to go to the step by step tutorial. So, hone your soldering skills and create useful art while you do!

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Vaseline Paint Hack

Paint clean up is much easier when you apply Vaseline to glass before painting around it. Interior designer, Erica Lugbill shows us how to use this vaseline paint hack in her eHow Youtube video. You can also substitute chapstick for the Vaseline, it works just as well.

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DIY Doorknob Photo Holder

Door Knob Photo Holder

This is a simple shabby chic hack for displaying photographs and/or postcards. In order to make this doorknob photo holder find an old or antique doorknob. One that has outlived its intended purpose. Turn the knob upside down and wrap a 16-18 gauge wire around the circular base tucking and wrapping the loose end a couple times to secure, and to prevent any jagged edge from sticking out. once you have wrapped the wire around the base a couple of times, bend the wire up leaving a couple of inches of straight wire, then bend into a concentric circle which will allow you to clip your photograph or postcard.

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DIY Picture Frame Chalkboard

This picture frame chalkboard is so easy! All you need is an old picture frame (any size will do) and black chalkboard paint. First remove the glass from your frame, then paint it. Put painted glass back in frame and follow directions on chalk paint for curing. To prevent chalk from “ghosting” or shadowing by seasoning it. Season chalkboard by rubbing full length of board vertically with side of white chalk, then do the same horizontally. be sure to cover board completely. Once you’ve done this, wipe with soft cloth or chalkboard eraser and blow away excess powder.

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Rating: 4 (from 4 votes)