Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Entryway {Ruler box-tutorial}

I have a total addiction to containers.  Baskets, bins, little tins.  Love them.  Lately I've been obsessed with the little ruler box I saw on Layla's spring mantle.  Then I saw another super cute one that Diana from Vintage Home made and that just made my obsession worse.

Love.

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The old yardstick I started with.

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I cut the wood all by myself with my husband's giant saw.  I am trying to learn the woodworking stuff. The sides are 15 inches and the little pieces are 5 inches.

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The bottom is a piece of hardboard leftover from the playroom chalkboard.

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The sides got glued and nailed with teeny finish nails.  Then the bottom glued and nailed.  You could totally just glue it.

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The little box ended up on the entryway table to hold keys and sunglasses.

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I may stain it but for now I like it plain.

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Love how it turned out!

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