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  • Hometalk Helper
  • Vineland, NJ

Flip Flop Caddy

2 Materials
$8
2 Hours
Easy

I bought several wooden signs at a Family Dollar store a few years ago. They were simple and sweet. I didn't know what I was going to do with them at the time, but recently they spoke to me...

flip flop caddy

The first thing I did was cut a fence picket into the necessary pieces.

flip flop caddy

I cut 2 pieces the length of the sign. I then cut 2 pieces 5 1/2" long from the dog eared end of the picket. I trimmed those to be 4" wide.

flip flop caddy

Next, I began to assemble the pieces, using wood glue on all joined sides.

flip flop caddy

I used other pieces of wood to support the bottom while I prepared to staple them together using my air compressor.

flip flop caddy

This is what it looks like turned right side up.

flip flop caddy

Lastly, I laid the piece on it's back, applied glue to the front edges of the end pieces, and adhered the sign to the end pieces. The bricks were used as weights and left on overnight.

flip flop caddy
flip flop caddy

It easily fits 3 pairs of my chunky flips and 4 pairs of smaller ones.

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1 question
  • Pat
    on Jul 27, 2019

    How did you get the lettering on the front?

    • A
      on Jul 27, 2019

      It was a sign that I bought.

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