Friday, May 13

Chevron Hook Rack



I had some leftover paint and wood from Sawyer's bookshelves so I decided to make a cool hook rack for his room so we have a place to hang jackets and hoodies for easy access instead of his closet. In Sawyer's room behind the door there is access to our furnace to be able to change the filter. So there is this weird small door on that wall. I am sure in the future Sawyer will either think that is cool or it will scare him like some monster lives in there or something :) I thought above it would be a great spot for the rack and would make the best of a strange decorating area.

The hook rack was really easy to make.  I used an extra piece of 8" wide board cut to 36" long. I painted it with leftover Behr Pumpkin Patch from his shelves.


I got some long stencil paper from Hobby Lobby and used some leftover chevron fabric to draw a pattern on the stencil. Then cut out the areas I was going to paint a different color. I got some white acrylic paint from HL as well and used a sponge to paint the chevron pattern on the rack. I had to go back in by hand a repaint the white to make it crisp because I like it like that. But you can also leave it uneven.  That was hubby's preference but we can see who won :)



I got some fun hooks from HL and screwed them on to the board spaced evenly. Hubby installed it on the wall with the Anchor Hangman steel hanging system. We got ours from Lowes.  It supports up to 200lbs - just in case Sawyer decided to hang on one.  Doesn't it make the weird door look not as weird? Or maybe it still looks weird.


What do you think?  It was a fun and easy project that used up some extras.  Organization always makes me happy!



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66 comments:

  1. that was a great idea for making the stencil! and it looks awesome- love those colors together!

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  2. That's awesome! I love the orange and blue together. Great work!

    Rachel @ Maybe Matilda

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  3. so cute! I am loving all things chevron! i'm your newest follower, btw!

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  4. I love how this looks! Your colors are beautiful. What color did yo use for your wall, if you don't mind me asking?? It's the exact color I want for my living room!

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  5. Pink Stitches - Sawyer's room is Spring Sky from Benjamin Moore.

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  6. I'm back :-) This is just too awesome--I featured it on my blog today: http://www.maybematilda.com/2011/05/five-favorites-513.html

    Thanks for the great idea!

    Rachel @ Maybe Matilda

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  7. How pretty! The colours all work so beautifully!

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  8. Love the bright pop of color in the Chevron!! I love it when something is fun and useful. :)

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  9. I LOVE THAT! So cute! Good choice of colors =)

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  10. What an amazing idea! Sounds so easy, too! I'm so glad I found your blog! I would love for you to link up to me new Summer Lovin' Saturday Party at http://www.homemakerinheels.com/2011/05/brand-new-summer-lovin-saturday-soiree.html
    I am also a new follower! :) Have a great weekend! :)
    Crysta
    Homemaker in Heels

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  11. That looks so good. Don't be surprised if I find a way to copy this idea. I love that you found jackets to match. :)

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  12. This is so cute!! I love the chevron look and how it came out! I am visiting from Tatertots and Jello and I am a new follower!! Hope to see you around!
    Have a great weekend!
    Michelle
    www.delicateconstruction.blogpspot.com

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  13. I LOVE this! I'm a huge fan of chevron (who isn't?)and the color combo you did is one of my faves. Very cute for a kid's room.

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  14. This is too cute! I love that you used fabric as a template too!

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  15. Ooooh that is so cool! Orange and blue are one of my absolute favorite combinations. What a way to make what could be an ordinary piece POP!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and commenting! It means so much. :)

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  16. Love this and love your color choices :) Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving your lovely comment!

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  17. Oh that looks awsome! And kudos for colour co-ordinating the jackets on the hooks haha x

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  18. It looks great, the color is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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  19. I'm visiting from TT&J!

    This is super adorable! I love the colors, the orange with the blue is so cute!

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  20. brilliant my dear! thanks so much for partying with whipperberry!!
    kisses

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  21. Love these three colors together - looks fabulous! Hope you have a wonderful week ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  22. Oh' major love major major love. So glad you linked this. Sharing in on C.O.M. FB page. winks- jen

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  23. i love what a statement this makes! super cute! i love chevron patterns :) found you over at dittle dattle, come by for a visit sometime!

    jackie
    http://jaclyndesigns.blogspot.com/

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  24. Love the Chevron! So much patience!


    Would love for you to share at Calling All Crafters!
    http://allthingsfee.blogspot.com/2011/05/calling-all-crafters-7th-edition.html

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  25. I am loving the chevron coat rack. I am a big fan of the pattern and love the bold color choice! Catching up on blogging and following from COM. Come check my blog out sometime!

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  26. Oh my goodness!! LOve it, those colors rock :)

    Lina
    Fancy Frugal Life

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  27. Love this! I'm obsessed with chevron right now.

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  28. That is adorable! I found it through craft o maniacs linky party thank youu for sharing. I pinned it

    Come say hi

    tyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

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  29. This is so adorable while being supe functional. I love it!

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  30. This is just darling. I love it. Working on something similar for the children's bathroom. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  31. Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I've now just discovered yours. It's beautiful! I love your projects and the great fonts you use. I'll be back...

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  32. this is so fun! I love the coat rack idea. so great.

    new follower!
    kathryn
    www.thedragonsfairytail.blogspot.com

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  33. Ah! The chevron is so great. And the color- so fabulous! Great idea (:

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  34. So cute, I love it, and I have a Sawyer as well!!

    Carlee

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  35. Adorable idea. I may need to borrow it!

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  36. Love the chevron and love the colour! :)

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  37. I love this! Must copy it soon! I especially love the fun orange and white colors with the contrasting teal pegs. It's perfect!

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  38. Wow that is so cool. And it looks fairly simple to pull off. This might be a project that I wouldn't mess up. Going on my list of things to do! Thanks for sharing!

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  39. Love the color choice!

    http://hotmessmoma.blogspot.com/

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  40. That's adorable! I did a chevron paint project this week too!

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  41. What a fun idea. I love the color - very "happy".

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  42. what color is your wall painted? and what name

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  43. featured this on my blog today

    www.kimboscrafts.blogspot.com

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  44. This is so cool, I LOVE chevrons.
    marie
    notverydomestic.blogspot.com

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  45. I love the color of the room! Would you mind sharing your paint color?

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  46. Your project is so freaking awesome that I just had to feature it this week in my Hookin Up with HoH party.

    Stop by and take a button! You deserve it. ;)

    Allison @ <a href="http://www.houseofhepworths.com/>House of Hepworths</a>

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  47. I just found your blog through Little Moth and I'm delighted. I love your design aesthetic. Just posted about you on my FB page!

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  48. you totally inspired me!check out my alley find coat rack re-do: http://darlingoctopus.wordpress.com/2011/06/10/before-and-after-chevron-coat-rack/

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  49. I featured this on my blog. I just love the design and the colors! so pretty.

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  50. Looks adorable, and useful. Love the zig zag look. Very creative.

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  51. Fantastic! Love the colors going on in there. And can't have enough zigzag! Great job!

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  52. Love it! I featured this on a Chevron round up at Lines Across My Face. Stop by and grab a featured button :)
    Rachel
    http://linesacrossmyface.blogspot.com/2011/08/i-heart-chevron.html

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  53. This is a fabulous idea.. Love the color and chevron..
    I just featured your awesomeness on my blog.. Be sure to check it out and enjoy grabbing your featured button.. :)
    Take care
    Love
    Hani
    http://craftionary.blogspot.com/2012/01/wednesday-wordplay-everything-orange.html

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  54. I looove you project! I just featured at my blog! Come check it out!
    www.mycraftspotlight.com
    xoxo,Patty. I'm a new follower!

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  55. Oh my, I love this coat rack. You have some fabulous projects... I'll definitely be following to see what else you create!

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  56. Hi!
    Just found your blog! Love this coat rack project! Adorable! It gave me inspiration for a project I'm working on.

    JWS Interiors/Affordable Luxury
    www.jws-interiors.com

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  57. LOVE THIS!! The chevron is really awesome! Might I suggest you paint the access door the same color as the wall... this would draw less attention to it. We have an access panel in our bedroom and my husband argued it should stay white (trim color)... guess who won! ;)

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  58. This is Kind of simple hook rack. I am looking for some designed racks. In this I liked the paint design. but could you come with more pictures please.

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  59. Can I buy one of these?

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