Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Pinned and Done! {Wooden Twine Holder}

I want to send out a heart-felt "thank you" to all of you who shared your stories, wrote well-wishes and are sending up prayers for my son while he's at basic training.  I had no idea so many of you have been where I'm at as a mom and have grown sons who've already been-there/done-that.  It really does my heart good to hear your boys survived and are better men for it.

Okay, enough about me!  Do you have a mile-long list of projects on your Pinterest boards that you want to make?  Mine is probably closer to 2 miles long, and I know I'll never do them all, but when I discover I have most of what I need for a project - I'm all over it!

Today's "pinned and done" project is a wooden twine holder that I knew would be easy to duplicate.
Here's the inspiration photo that I pinned.
Sadly, the original source is a little sketchy, as the link just takes you to the photo again and searching didn't yield any results either (if you know - please tell me!).
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I had a leg left over from all the chair projects I shared with you a few weeks ago, so I just bought a little round wooden base at Hobby Lobby, and screwed them together.  I drilled a hole at the top for the scissors to fit in.
Since the woods didn't match, I painted mine white, and called it, "Done!"
Have you "pinned and done" any projects lately?

Angie


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18 comments:

  1. Oh Angie, I really love this! The scissors is fantastic and I can only see the handles.

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  2. What a cool way to store your twine and scissors! Practical and Pretty. :) Pat

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  3. Well that's how to get it done! That's awesome!
    I am addicted to Pinterest. I sometimes forget that I have saved all those good ideas.

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  4. What a great idea and pretty simple to put together! I've just started attacking some of those pins I'm been meaning to get at.

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  5. cute! I bought some of these wholesale to sell at my shop, but I must say, yours is just as cute! actually, I like the white a lot better! Nice job!!

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  6. Cute idea and yet so simple. Love the finished result.
    Bev

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  7. Ok..... I have to pin it. I need this and I can do that too.

    Bliss

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  8. This made me feel so much better about missing the cast iron reproduction on Decor Steals, yesterday! I can do this and you don't have to wrap your twine onto it just drop it down...great idea! I told my daughter and son-in-law the
    Beenie Weenie story...priceless!
    Enjoying your blog.

    Blessings,
    June

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  9. Wow... it looks fabulous and I love that top photo! I'm going to have to Pin this... I love those twine thingies and this one would be in my price range!! :)

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  10. That is cute. I'm going over to see your Pinterest boards right now.
    Farmhouse hugs,
    Cindy

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  11. What a great idea! This turned out great ;)
    Jamie ~ Better With Age

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  12. I love your twine holder/dispenser! I've pinned this, so perfect.
    I'm in the middle of a 'pinned & done' project. I'm really excited about it, can't wait to finish! (so why am I checking emails instead of sewing?? lol)
    Debbie :)

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  13. Such a cute and handy project! Very clever!

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  14. ADORABLE!!! Great little project. Sometimes those are the best kind!
    Shannon

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  15. You are so clever, Angie! Just love this!!
    Thanks for sharing at Blissful Whites Wednesday!!
    Hugs!
    Becky

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  16. Love your tutorial, very clever!

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