Friday, February 10, 2017

Pantry Apron Hook


We are so loving our organized pantry make-over!
Part of that organization was a new hook for our aprons.
I tend to collect aprons,
but the collection was getting too massive.
I sorted through and got it down to a few that we use on a regular basis.
So on the wall just inside the pantry door,
I added a simple apron hook.



I just went to the local hobby store and found this pretty porcelain knob 
and routed out little wood plaque.


I painted it with Americana Snow White acrylic paint.
and sanded the edges. 


To put together the hook, 
drill a hole where you want the knob to sit on the wood.
I went with a little above center. 


In the same hole on the back,
drill a counter sink hole. (this is a larger hole sunk down in the wood)
 (you'll have to get a different bit made to counter sink for this but it should attach right into your electric drill)


Your knob should come with a bolt.
Push this into the back hole.
The screw your knob comes with will most likely be too long,
and stick way out of the back of the wood piece when you screw on the knob.
When attaching the knob, you want the end of the screw to be flush with the back of the wood or shorter.
I just went to the hardware store an bought a shorter screw that would work.


Screw on the knob.
Love the look of this.
That powder blue knob is the best!


I marked with a pencil where the top of the knob went into the wood.
Take the knob off for a minute and drill another hole just above that marking.
You're going to need this to attach the wood plaque to the wall .


Put your knob back on.  
On the wall you either want to screw this hook into a stud or use a drywall anchor
to attach it for stability and to hold weight. 


You don't even notice that anchoring screw.
(especially with the aprons on)



Totally love this little hook!


You can check out some of the other pantry storage solutions {here}.
Including the fun farmhouse wire baskets for vegetables and my most favorite part of the pantry--our wood storage crates with wheels!

14 comments:

  1. It's all in the details and the knob hook is very classy!

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    1. I fell in love with this little blue knob!

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  2. What a pretty door knob turned pantry apron hook! Great addition to the pantry! Pinning too! Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your posts with us at Snickerdoodle! Have a fantastic week ahead!
    ~Laurie

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    1. Thanks Laurie! I love how it turned out and perfect for all the aprons!

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  3. I love this!! I am definitely pinning and making these!

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    1. Thanks Kelly! Hope to see how your's turns out!

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  4. Its so beautiful! I need this so bad, my aprons are just hung on an over the door hook and it isn't pretty at all!

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    1. Thanks for your kind words. Hope you get a hook for all those aprons!

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  5. What a great idea!! And yet so simple!! Thanks so much for visiting!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  6. That's so cool Heidi and it's perfect for hanging so many things too. I've pinned it, I love creative storage ideas

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    1. There are so many cute knobs out there and the possibilities are endless. Thanks for Pinning!

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  7. This is darling..It adds a bunch of pretty personality for your aprons. I'm an apron person too! Pinned :) XO Wendi@H2OBungalow

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    1. Thanks Wendi, this little hook is just the thing for us apron collectors!

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