Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Door Plate and Twine Handles...a compromise...



You might have noticed that my sweet husband is pretty "flexible" with the decorating around here.  I mean really...would most husbands be "OK" with an old ladder over their bed?  Or how about a broom top on your dining room table?  Just to name a couple ;)


But when I talked about painting and changing these end tables...he made them himself a while back...I experienced some "resistance".  We used them for many years as our night stands and then when we re-did our room they moved to our sons room...so when they lost their spot in there we brought them down to the Great Room and stacked them in a corner "for now".  I'm finding they work great for odds and ends...and we always need a little more storage right? But they didn't quite "fit in" with my "style".


So instead of pushing the "issue"...I decided to compromise and try to find a way to make us both happy.


And I think these door plates tied on with twine will work...at least until he changes his mind ;)
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Thanks for stopping...Joan (aka Signs of the Times) and I are getting ready to set up for Christmas in our booth this week!!  So excited...have I told you how much I LOVE decorating for Christmas??  So I'll be back in a bit to show you what I've been "dreaming" up...

Until then, 

21 comments:

  1. Wow. That is one of my favorite things ever. I will definitely be on the look out for some plates. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

    And pinning :)

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  2. So funny you would post the door plates. I just posted a whole pile I salvaged from my dads shop yesterday. Was not sure what to do with mine. You will have to check out my post. Great idea.

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  3. Genius! The rustic appeal of the door plates works well with the natural wood. Great compromise!

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  4. Well, maybe it isn't chippy...but a little chippy jewelry never hurt! I like it.
    Pat

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  5. I love this idea! It gives the drawers a completely different look...so darn creative of you!!

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  6. GREAT idea - love how they are all different and they really do change the look a lot!

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  7. That is a great compromise! I'm ultra impressed that your husband made the tables himself to begin with.

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  8. So your husband probably wouldn't want to compromise with me then.... take the feet off and it will look like a long tall vintage card catalog.

    Bliss

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  9. Cute idea! I'm glad my husband doesn't pay too much attention to what I do around the house. :@

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  10. What the junk!?! :) Could you please send some of your creativity my way! I want to think of stuff like this!! Brilliant!!!!!

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  11. How did I miss these? Girl, I think you and Mamie Jane need to team up and write a book on junky accessories or small home decor items. SERIOUSLY!! You 2 take the most common things and make the most fabulous creative objects. I would be your book publisher if I was in that business.

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