I just bought an old washboard at the thrift shop for twenty five cent

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I just bought an old washboard at the thrift shop. I need ideas on what I can do with it.
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  • Carole Carole on Mar 08, 2016
    I would plant out a container for the garden with something like white Alyssum that will look like soap suds and put the washboard in the pot so it looks like wash day. Or you could hang it on the wall in the laundry as a decorative item.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 08, 2016
    I would also agree on the planting of the wash tub,however make sure you put drainage holes in it.
  • Marcia Marcia on Mar 08, 2016
    If it is metal you can put magnets on it and display pictures, recipes, kids drawings, etc.
  • Jill Jill on Mar 08, 2016
    I would use it as a climbing board for vines in the garden or even on a deck.
  • Myrna Hammersley Myrna Hammersley on Mar 08, 2016
    I have seen these with an added piece of wood to create a shelf. Great for hanging in a kitchen or laundry room. You can paint it to match your colors.
  • Carol Ann Robinson Carol Ann Robinson on Mar 08, 2016
    Hubby built a box with 1/2 shelves and used the washboard for the door, can leave the original advertisement on the door or insert your photo of choice...country look for the laundry room or any room. Help answer this question...
  • Mary Mary on Mar 08, 2016
    I used one of their ideas.
  • Rusty Rusty on Mar 08, 2016
    I have seen them with plastic flower bouquet attached to the washboard end tied in burlap or raffia and also have seen them with small hooks attached aross the bottom and used to hang our keys on.
  • Geri Geri on Mar 08, 2016
    i would make a "waterfall" in my flower garden.
  • Donna L. Woods-Clements Donna L. Woods-Clements on Mar 08, 2016
    Saw a post on Hometalk where the blogger used mousetraps with magnets on the back to "stick" to her washboard for messages. Cute idea. A quarter, huh!?! What a steal!
  • Cecile Plews Cecile Plews on Mar 08, 2016
    I hung mine in my laundry room and used refrigerator magnets on it to hold notes regarding laundry hints.
  • Carol Whitehouse Carol Whitehouse on Mar 08, 2016
    If the style would fit your kitchen put hooks on each side hang near the sink and use for dishtowels or pot holders
  • Kis3289317 Kis3289317 on Mar 08, 2016
    Collect several...different sizes and styles..... They're delightful hung on a utility (washer/dryer) room wall !
  • Duv310660 Duv310660 on Mar 11, 2016
    I've wanted one for my laundry to make a sign: 'self-serve laundromat'.
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