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My First Sale!

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…And it was for a good cause. Thursday night was a major gala and auction event for a local non-profit I support.

I made a second jewelry hanger in more neutral colors and donated it to their silent auction:

Because lava red doesn't mesh with everyone's palette.

Because lava red doesn’t mesh with everyone’s palette.

Funny enough, the winning bidder was a lovely volunteer I know, so it will go to a good home!

Selling something I created was one of my goals for 2013, so I’m pretty happy.

We clean up pretty good.

We clean up pretty good.

And me and Mr. Pandercraft had a great time.

Up next: me and the Mr. build a bedframe. We even used a saw and still have 4 hands between us!

DIY Jewelry Organizer with Antique Drawer Pulls

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Happy 2013!

Let me start by saying this is the first project in a long time that I have done that comes with a long list of things I did wrong and you should do differently. Sheesh. It probably took me over 2 weeks to get this thing done for real. However, I do love the way it turned out! (Thank the universe). Second disclaimer: this was not a very cheap project by the time I bought all the supplies. Drawer pulls are surprisingly expensive.

Things you will need:

Some wood- the size depends on what you want it to look like. I got some pine that is 3/4″ by 2 and 1/2″ which I had cut to 2 feet long.

Drawer pulls (you can buy these at the hardware store, or an antique store like I wound up doing)

Paint of your choosing, and a paintbrush

Measuring tape or ruler

A drill and drill bit for pre-drilling holes (I actually don’t own one of these and just used a sharp wood screw to drill all my holes. Improvise.)

Screwdriver with both phillips and flat heads

D-ring hangers/hooks (I bought 1″)

A hammer

Nails

Patience (whoops, I showed up to this project without this and it sucked)

An adult beverage (optional, helpful if you forgot the above item)

 

First you’ll want to paint the wood you bought/salvaged, or stain it if you prefer the natural look.

Paint!

Paint!

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