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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.

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.


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

(Click on any picture to enlarge.)


Simply Heart And Home said...


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


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 :-)


Down the Rabbit Hole said...


Great idea and pretty too! Thank you for sharing!


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