Monday, June 30, 2014

DIY Dress-Up Board


Bean has an ever-expanding selection of dress-up clothes and finding a place for them has been bit of a challenge.  Usually they are in her closet, on the floor, in toy buckets, just everywhere.  I decided to try and make her a place to keep them all.

I found the wood at Home Depot in the back of their lumber department.  Most locations will have a bucket or float filled with pieces of wood cut from someone else's projects.  I believe the board cost $1.27.  We picked up the knobs and hooks there too for about $12.  I sanded and painted the board with paint from my "oops" paint collection and then used some Martha Stewart Pink Luster Glitter paint as a wash over the top for the added sparkle.  You gotta have the sparkle!



When everything was dry, I used my Silhouette to cut out the little girl and the phrase.  My spacing got a little jacked up but the six year-old isn't criticizing.




Hubz added the hardware and hung it up for us.



I am hoping this new addition to her room will inspire Bean to hang her dress-up clothes back up after she is done playing with them and the days of fishing them out of closets and toy buckets are over.

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7 comments:

  1. Looks like every girl will enjoy it :) Nice one

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  3. I love this idea! I would love if you would share it on my meet up Monday blog party.
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  4. That's so cute! I think I'd even love that in my room! (Never mind that I'm technically too old for playing 'dress up' LOL)

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  5. Oh how totally cute. Any girl would love to have this in there room. What a great idea. I would love to make one, but I don't think my 19 year old son would like it at all. Maybe I should make one for myself!

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