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Mason Jar Key Hook

Hey guys!  Hope you all had a great Wednesday 🙂

I have a fun project to share today!

I started with a 1×8 board from Lowe’s that I cut to about 2′ long.  I used a different paint method on this board and I love how it turned out so I am going to share it with you in my next post.  So for now… Here is my board after it is painted and ready to go.

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I also purchased 3 hooks and a pipe clamp from Lowe’s.  You can find the pipe clamps in the plumbing section.  I bought the smallest 3″ clamp and it was under $2.

My next step was attaching them to my board.  I used my drill to attach my hooks first.

Then it was time to attach the clamp.  After attempting to drill a hole in the darn thing for 30 minutes I decided to hammer a hole in it instead.  I just put a thick nail on one of the little openings and hit it hard with a hammer. Done.  I then wished I would have tried that 30 minutes ago.

I used a 3/4″ wood screw to attach it to my board.

Finally, I added to picture hangers to the back of it and hung it up.  Mine is on the wall leading just into the garage.  I dropped a mason jar into the ring and added a few cotton blossom twigs I found at Michael’s.

I love it.  It makes me happy when I look at it. 🙂

I’m thinking these would be super cute hand towel hooks for the bathroom.  What do you think?

Thanks for stopping by!

I will show you my new paint method in my next post so stay tuned.  It’s super easy and distresses perfectly… Whoop!

~Whitney

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137 Comments

  1. jenni roseland on April 28, 2011 at 4:36 am

    wow. that is so pretty! i just keep looking at it and say, awhhhhhhhh! i love it!

  2. pamela on April 28, 2011 at 3:09 am

    what a great idea!

  3. Patty on April 28, 2011 at 3:01 am

    Very cute! I can see making mason jar votive holders from these for my porch columns … such a clever idea to use stuff like this from the hardware store!

  4. tiffany on April 28, 2011 at 2:48 am

    Looks so easy and I’m digging the chippy paint job, can’t wait to find out the scoops on how to get ‘er done!

  5. Rachel Teodoro on April 28, 2011 at 2:37 am

    It’s beautiful! I just love it and the paint technique….can’t wait to find out how to do it!

  6. Kristie on April 28, 2011 at 2:33 am

    I want one! It’s so pretty. I’m in love with mason jars. & cherry blossoms. Great post, I can’t wait to find out about this new painting technique.

  7. Sarah @ The Birds Papaya on April 28, 2011 at 2:32 am

    I’ve been spotting these on etsy and was wanting to make my own. Great tutorial! thank you!!

  8. Jodi on April 28, 2011 at 2:28 am

    So pretty, I just love jars!

    Jodi

  9. emily @ the happy home on April 28, 2011 at 2:21 am

    yes! oh, it would be so cute in a bathroom, especially to use the mason jar as a toothbrush holder 😉

  10. Lindsay on April 28, 2011 at 1:53 am

    The hanging jar is darling! Very creative:)
    Thanks!
    Lindsay
    craftyladylindsay.blogspot.com

  11. Joanna on April 28, 2011 at 1:49 am

    I love this! I saw one of these on Etsy and loved the look! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  12. Lindsay on April 28, 2011 at 1:47 am

    I am in love! That is the cutest little craft I’ve seen in a long time!

  13. Becky on April 28, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Love it–come by and link it up!

  14. tina philips on April 28, 2011 at 1:40 am

    This is mighty cute!!!

  15. Meghan on April 28, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Love it!

  16. Julie on April 28, 2011 at 1:26 am

    How cute!

  17. Anjie B. on April 28, 2011 at 1:08 am

    So CUTE! And that is something I can accomplish with my minimal crafting skills.

  18. Christina @ Christina's Adventures on April 28, 2011 at 1:08 am

    I LOVE this SO much!! What a great idea…I’ve never seen this before! Love love love!

  19. Linda P on April 28, 2011 at 1:08 am

    Very very cute. Being a floral designer I love anything for flowers, but this is sooooo sweet. Thanks for mentioning Lowe’s my hubby is a proud employee of Lowe’s.

  20. Lauren on April 28, 2011 at 1:07 am

    Wow how pretty is that! I love it 🙂

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