Wednesday, October 9, 2013

My Vintage Hat Rack Has a New Home



In my cottage back in Idaho, my vintage hat rack was in the front entry.
You can see how it looked here.  I decided it needed a new home in this house,
so I moved it to the back hall off the breezeway that leads to the garage.
And here is how it looks now.




 I hung it above the jelly cabinet that I painted this past summer.
Remember that cabinet?  It used to look like this.






Now it is additional pantry space.  Who doesn't need more pantry space?



If I made jams and jellies I would store them here, but I never have had the time
to make my own.  Perhaps one day.





I love these vintage blue jars.  I never use them for storage because I
really like to use them as vases instead.





So here they both are in their new home.  I still have a few things
to add to this hallway.  Like a big chalkboard.  It's my newest
DIY project.  Any notes left for me on this chalkboard
should read ~

Remember to bring your shopping list!

I always go to the store without it ;-)



Okay Bentley ~ do you have any place in mind where 
I should hang the hook that holds your leash???

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley



15 comments:

  1. Hello Susan and Bentley - I love where you put the vintage hat rack. Looks perfect there! Also, dearly love all of those hats.

    Judy

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  2. A perfect combination. They look very nice together.

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  3. How lucky you found a spot for it, just perfect in your new home. love the cabinet

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  4. Susan, it looks just perfect there over the jelly cabinet. So glad that you are able to incorporate all your gorgeous antiques into your decor. Lovely!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  5. Susan, I love that hat rack, and the jelly cabinet. I would love one here, I'd squeeze it in someplace! And your vintage jars, love them too. If they could talk, what good recipes we'd get. ;-) xo

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  6. Ok that looks fabulous! I love it! Enjoy! I am stopping by From the Homemaking Party today. I look forward to your visit soon at homemaker-mom.com

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  7. Hi Susan, I have a hat rack just like that. It looks great in its new place with what you have displayed on it.
    Have a great rest of your week,
    gina

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  8. I always forget my shopping list, too! You are doing a wonderful job of bringing your cottage character to your new home.

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  9. Love hats and coats by back door...casual look. I have to ask, how is Mom enjoying her new space?

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  10. Bentley wants his leash in a basket on your hat rack...Love your old jars..

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  11. Mine should read remember to bring your shopping bags. Your hat rack looks perfect in its new space. xo Laura

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  12. Great look! The textures of the hats and purse are wonderful contrast to the jelly cupboard. Bentley does deserve his own hook!

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  13. Looks great in its new home! I like to use hat racks because there is much texture that one can add with different hats, jackets, or scarves.

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  14. It looks like you're settling in beautifully to your home - your vintage hat rack looks lovely over the jelly cabinet - I could ALWAYS use more pantry space! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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Bentley and I LOVE and read every comment.

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