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CREATIVE REUSE (tm): KEEPER of the KEYS

Prime Matia (tm)
Organizing
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Our entry way (below) boasts a lovely little key-keeper.
This petite cabinet provides a sense of order... saves all of us from hunting around for glasses & keys...
and adds a bit of simple charm to our entrance.


Click on photo to enlarge.

It began life as a miniature cabinet of Katie's
(it once held her collection of miniature doll china).
Notice the inset photo at bottom left of the above picture.
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Picture A (below) shows the cabinet (with broken glass)
in our de-clutter / discard pile.
At the last minute, I saved
it from the land fill...
and gave it a new existence and purpose as

...keeper of the keys.


Click on photo to enlarge.

Above: Pictures B & C show our key-keeper with
a new mirror to replace the broken glass

(cost was five dollars at our local glass repair)...and a fresh coat of white paint.
Picture D : We inserted tiny cup hooks from which to hang keys.
It is now it's re-born and used daily.

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Look around....do you have an item that's calling for a similar transformation?

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(Click on any picture to enlarge.)

7 comments:

Simply Heart And Home said...

Tracey,

What a wonderful idea! It is so frustrating looking for lost keys. Problem solved! :)

Gina

It's Just Me said...

So fun.

scrappy quilter said...

Oh I love it. I love the cabinet.

Storybook Woods said...

Your sooo smart xoxoxo Clarice

Gill - That British Woman said...

what a useful little cabinet.......not sure if you wanted a letter for that quiz thingy? If you do I have assigned you the letter "P", if you don't want to do it, just ignore it.

Gill in Canada

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

That's such a great idea Tracey! It's good to always know where your keys are - no last minute hunting :-)

Manuela

Down the Rabbit Hole said...

Tracey,

Great idea and pretty too! Thank you for sharing!

Blessings,
Selia

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