5/19/2011

Trellis~Not Just For Outside!

On a recent garage sale hunt for treasures, I found a unique trellis for $4.  You can see my post of that from Week 7 of garage sale finds in my weekly feature, Diamonds In The Rough! HERE.


My full intention for this trellis was the traditional, put-it-outside-and-grow-a-vine-on-it!

 As I was cleaning it yesterday and sanding it to get it ready for new paint,
  
I had one of these...

 

A Light bulb moment!





I decided that it would add texture and whimsy INSIDE the house! So I mulled this idea over in my head and came up with a plan.

In my master bedroom, I have a wall next to the faux fireplace that holds vintage purses on drawer knobs mounted to the wall.


I figured that the awesome and unique trellis could do that job better AND do it with whimsy. Plus, I decided to leave the trellis shabby and not give it a new face lift with paint. 

So I filled all the holes in the wall and painted them with the green paint to repair the damage I had done. (I move things around on my walls A LOT, so I have to fix all the holes I cause, but hey, thats what happens when you have a decor illness like I do!)

While the paint was drying, I ventured into my stash of hand painted knobs I designed and painted a few years back.

I laid the trellis on the floor and placed the purses where I thought they would look good. I then knew where to place the knobs.  Instead of drilling holes in the trellis and using screws, I just brought out the Super Glue and glued the knobs right onto the trellis.

Now for the reveal! I am in love with the look (at least for now) and even have one knob without a purse so I can have something to find on my Diamonds In The Rough! treasure hunts! Enjoy...




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31 comments:

  1. Excellent! Nice trellis and beautifully painted knobs. Great idea.
    Susan

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  2. Too cute...what a great idea!

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  3. Terry I love it! What a cleaver idea. Martina

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  4. Such a great idea - very clever - and if its so well with the fireplace display! Thanks for sharing! SUE

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  5. What a unique idea. It turned out great!

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  6. What a great idea, it looks perfect! I also love your collection of hand-painted knobs.
    Best,
    Gloria

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  7. Love it!What a great idea. Your handpainted knobs add just the right touch.

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  8. Terry - It is PERFECT! It looks like you made it specifically for that spot and to hold that collection. Beautiful.

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  9. That turned out so cute. What a find...a trellis for $4. Bargain. Luv the colors in this room too.

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  10. What a fantastic idea! Love how it looks with those cute knobs on it. That entire wall is so pulled together now with your pretty fireplace and Eastlake frame!!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  11. so funny, I hung one almost just like it in my kitchen about 10 years ago!!!...come on over for a visit and take a peek...I think it's under the molding post!!...nice to meet you...love the trellis....Mariaelena

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  12. You are amazing! I didn't think it was possible for the purses to look any better than they already did arranged on your wall so cleverly, but this trellis treatment is EVEN BETTER! It totally ties in with your fireplace and dress form decor. And the knobs you painted are very McKenzie-Childs! Are they wood, or ceramic? You did a great job on them as well!

    Best,

    Kimberly

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  13. Now THAT was a truly awesome "lightbulb' moment!

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  14. Terry, You are so talented! I never would have thought of hanging vintage purses..but yours look great on that trellis. :o)

    You have a beautiful blog! Thanks for dropping by. I'm glad you liked my wildflower pictures.

    Out in the country where we are..they are pretty stunning for sure. :o)

    xo
    Donna @ Comin' Home

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  15. Terry, This is fabulous! It is a really cute trellis and I love the addition of your knobs. Great idea!
    Thanks for joining my party.
    xo,
    Sherry

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  16. LOVE this with the purses! So clever and perfect in the bedroom.

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  17. what a unique trellis and too pretty to hang outside :). Perfect for the bedroom and your beautiful purses. I love this. This is so clever.
    ladeedacreations.com

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  18. That was a great lightbulb moment! It's wonderful...especially with your gorgeous hand-painted knobs.

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  19. I'm #21 to comment...I think no need to say much...this is so WOW and out of the box..good thinking dear!

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  20. What a smart idea! And what a fabulous handbag collection! Coming over SNS and a happy new follower!

    Jeanine

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  21. I love what you did! And your knobs are so pretty. Love it all!

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  22. such a great creative idea. I love love love repurposed items...darling!
    -emily
    nestnestingnested.blogspot

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  23. Very cute. Hardware makes me giddy so I love your handpainted knobs too.

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  24. Love it and LOVE your purses! Consider linking up to my party at THe Ivy Cottage Blog.
    http://theivycottageblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/say-what-linky-party-1.html
    Thanks,
    Amanda

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  25. Clever and sweet! Your vintage purse collection is amazing!
    Roselle

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  26. Wow, this is awesome! I make a lot of wreaths, and this would be perfect to display them on. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

    Cheers,
    Tracy Screaming Sardine

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  27. Hi Terry, This is such a fun and unique idea - love what you have done with the trellis! The knobs are fabulous. Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase party - I greatly appreciate it. I am a little behind commenting...but I have featured this last week. Hope you have a wonderful week ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  28. Awesome Trellises. Love the design. Thanks for sharing this one.

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