Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Key Station from Plate Holder

I found another blogger that beat me to posting this idea.  However, here is my version.  As you can see I have some red trimmed white enamel pieces all acquired from my Mother. 

Then, I had found a large plate holder and bought it thinking I would use it in the kitchen.  It was too tall to sit on the counter under the cabinets.  When I was redoing the entryway, I decided to use the plate holder and use the old fake plant to kinda hide the junk that eventually collects at the key station.

 
I think it depends on the mood of who is pricing things at Goodwill.  Sometimes things like this cost around $3.50.  So when I saw $1.75, I grabbed it not knowing what I'd really use it for at the time.


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12 comments:

  1. hi Joy that is sooo cool I didn't really get it till I saw the side shot how ingenious!! I never would have seen that and thought to use it like that untill now LOL. Thanks for sharing

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  2. What a great idea!! I shall have to look out for a plate holder in the charity shops here!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love it! It is very creative and I love the little ivy on top :) Also, this is dear to my heart, because my parents use a 3 tier fruit bowl as a key-catcher in the entryway:)

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  4. Hi Joy, I'm so glad you are getting lots of vistors from my blog! Thanks for linking up each week. Your key station is a really good idea! Have a great day, Kristen

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  5. So creative, and a great idea. Love the ivy on top and the storage spaces below. I would never have thought of doing this! I've found several plate holders and use them for what else plates! On I so love that deer, looks so much better than before pic! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration over at Sunday's Best!

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  6. love this new approach to the vintage touch. Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing on BeColorful
    pam

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  7. Hugs and thank you for joining in the hop fun. xo

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  8. This is so fun! What a great idea. We hope to see you back next week to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Thanks for coming!! -The Sisters

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  9. What a clever idea! Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

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  10. thanks for sharing.

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