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Repurposed Rolling Pin Window Valance

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I have a collection of wooden rolling pins and I repurposed one into a fun window valance during my current diy kitchen makeover.

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Here's the supplies that I needed: a rolling pin, a hammer, a finishing nail, red paint, a red marker, and some 1 1/4" hooks.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

I wanted to have a phrase on the pin so I printed it out on my computer, and outlined the letters with a finishing nail using a hammer.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

Here's what it looks like.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

Then I simply connected the dots with a red marker.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

The wooden handles needed a little colour.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

And I needed a few holes for the hooks.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

And then I hung it up in the window.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

I hung some of my vintage kitchen gadgets so it looks like a fun window valance. I can easily reach the gadgets and I can change them as I like. The whisk on the right isn't vintage, but I'm on the lookout for one now.

  • repurposed rolling pin window valance

To see my secret for hanging the rolling pin visit my Repurposed Rolling Pin Window Valance blog post here.

To see more: http://thriftyrebelvintage.com/2017/02/repurposed-rolling-pin-window-valance.html/

  • Sandi Alpers Bowen
    Sandi Alpers Bowen El Cajon, CA

    I love (have) kitchen antiques, I love what you've done!!!

  • Suziescube

    Bonne idee☺ merci

  • Gin johnson
    Gin johnson Corinth, MS

    Love it, thanks for the idea ... I have one that needs a proper display place, but think I'll just wire it over the curtain rod. I don't have anything to hang from it, but it deserves to be displayed instead of tucked away. If we had a quarter for

    • Tuula @ Thrifty Rebel Vintage

      Thanks Gin! My mom was a baker and I remember her using a rolling pin all the time, and she still does. I love vintage and antique kitchen gadgets and tools and I do think they deserve to be displayed and enjoyed.

  • Rzq1110
    Rzq1110 Boynton Beach, FL

    vintage charm, so cute

  • Marcy, Professional Designer, Artist and Arts and Crafts Instructor
    Marcy, Professional... Rogers City, MI

    Tuula, fun, fun, fun! I love it!

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