A Door Stopper That Works but is Also Decorative

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I've had these old cast iron irons for quite some, and other than they are rather heavy, I was tired of moving them around because they were always in the way. With us just having passed our windy season, I finally found a use for them........ Door stoppers
  • a door stopper that works but is also decorative, doors
Again my husband came to my rescue and grinderd the excess rust off, I painted a rust converter on and left for 24hrs, so the rust converter can do what it needs to do. I used Chalk paint for the back ground colour. On the base I traced the correct size and stuck music paper on and painted on that. I sealed it with a gloss sealer. They work beautifully.
  • a door stopper that works but is also decorative, doors
This is the reverse side if each iron.
  • a door stopper that works but is also decorative, doors
My favourite is my shy little mouse..
  • a door stopper that works but is also decorative, doors
All my doors are kept securely open now.
  • a door stopper that works but is also decorative, doors
This is what they look like after the extra rust had been grinderd off. Very happy with the end result..........

Suggested materials for this project:

  • Cast iron irons, Chalk paint, Acrylic paint, sealer