Gift wrap station
Look what I made. When I say I, I mean me all me!!! I am so proud of it. It was simple to construct. This was featured in the Lowes idea magazine. It was estimated to cost about $85.00, but frugal me made it for about $10.00. My gift wrap was on a big table taking up a ton of space so when I saw this I knew I just had to make it! Over the weekend we were at Home Depot and I mentioned to Prince Charming that I wanted to make this over the weekend. He
Hello you can make this yourself, what could happen? That is how I started my whole project.
All I did was measure my pegboard which I had in the garage. I got it for free when Albertsons closed down, so that cut out a huge part of the budget down. Then I cut my 1/2 boards which were .86 cents for an 8 foot long piece I needed 2 of those. I just cut them to the dimensions of my pegboard. If you don't have access to a saw Home Depot and Lowes will cut them for you if you give them the sizes you need. Usually for free or for a very small fee. Once they were cut I layed them out on the floor. I carefully put my peg board on top and then I screwed the pegboard down. Then a coat of paint was in order.
After it was dry I attached my sash rods. I picked these up for $2.47 each for 2 at Walmart. They weren't quite tall enough to allow me to attach them straight to the board, so I just cut another little piece of my 1 X 2 to give me the clearance I needed.
Then is was a simple as putting the pegs on. I used the pegs to hold the spools of ribbon, my scissors and my huge collection of bags. Lowes used some cute little baskets that are made to go on a pegboard for the bows. I found mine at the thrift store for a $1.00 each and just attached them with hooks that are made for a pegboard. The other ones are really pricey and I think these are just as cute. I haven't hung it up yet, that is Prince Charming's area of expertise my things tend to fall off the wall. I love this so much I hate to put it in my dark unfinished basement but it is the best spot for it right now.
I am linking up to a really fun I made it without my hubby party at shanty2chic: