Making a Temporary Towel Rack for Family Gatherings.

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When you have a big holiday gathering, birthday or anniversary party, wedding or family reunion...try this. It's temporary and handy and can be put up any time you have lots of people over.
I went to a dept. store and bought two "over the door" hooks. They went perfectly inside a drawer and stay on when the drawer is opened, too.


You can find them similar at the Dollar Tree, too.


Then, just add a piece of PVC pipe. I used a leg from a 4 shelf plastic shelf unit that I had left over. You can also use a rolling pin, nicely cut broom handle, or something that looks nice and fits snugly.


Use it for a temporary towel rack. Little kids can reach it, cooks can move it around the kitchen when and where it's needed. When the event is over, just put it away for the next time.


I have done this for 10 years now and it works great!!
Suggested materials:
  • 2 Over the Door hooks.   (Walmart)
  • A 16" piece of 1.5" wide PVC or any dowel or rolling pin.   (Had it left over from a shelf unit I broke during a move.)
  • Any towel you like.   (I had one to match my kitchen.)
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  • Johnchip Johnchip on Jun 16, 2016
    I have horizontal drawer pulls. I always have nice tea towels on most of them by simply pulling one end up and through the pull. They hang nicely then and alway look good and always available, every day, year round. As I use them like paper towel, I keep a bucket under the sink to toss them in when dirty (most will last almost a week ) then wash up a bunch with clorox every month.

  • Sandra Allen Sandra Allen on Jun 16, 2016
    I love that idea. Sadly, my kitchen drawers were the kind you grab underneath. I like that kind because my shirts don't catch on the handles. I do this on my oven handle and just tie a pretty ribbon on it to keep it from constantly coming off. Aren't we a clever bunch!

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