Sunday, March 2, 2014

Remote Caddy

Hello Friends
It's been a rainy weekend so I was able to 
Work on a little project that has been waiting for some time

Last summer I found this little caddy at a garage sale
For just a couple of dollars
I knew I wanted to paint it 
But it's been at the lower end of my project list

You can see it's just been sitting out in the garage
It was very dusty and pretty beat up

So I did give it a good cleaning
And let it dry

I decided to go out yesterday and put a quick
Coat of Kilz on it as a primer
When I say quick I mean quick
5 minutes and done

Today I ran over to Home Depot
Looking for paint I spied this little sample pot
In the oops pile
Hey, for 50 cents, how could I pass it up

And since it is Behr
I didn't think I could go wrong

I brought it all in the LR and while watching the NASCAR race
Which was happening just down the road from me
I decided to start painting

I put two coats on and was finished in no time at all

I added a few little 'keys' I had in a drawer
And voila - my new remote caddy is finished

I will keep my TV remotes in it
As well as nail files and clippers
(I use those items a lot at night while watching TV)
I also decided to put a small note pad and pen in it
So when I think of something I need to purchase or do
I can write it down
It seems the 'remember' part of my brain
Tends to 'forget' more often than not :)

Sure did love the rain this weekend
And enjoyed getting a small project done

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog 
And leaving your comments and encouraging words
Stepping into the DIY, decor, project part of the blog world
Has been a bit intimidating for me
You have made it much more enjoyable
Thank you
Have a great week ahead

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  1. Wow, I love how it turned out. Very nice and I love the added look of the keys too.

  2. Well, didn't THAT turn out cute? I LOVE the keys on the side of it. It looks like it has gone from a 70's piece to current user! Great job- xo Diana

  3. Wow, Cindy ~ You did a great job! Your projects inspire me to work on some of my own. We can do more than we thought we could.

    Love and hugs to you ~ FlowerLady

  4. That little caddy looks lovely now and what a perfect spot for all those annoying remotes.

    The rain was wonderful, wasn't it? I love how clean and fresh the air is right now. Well, all good smells unless you happen to drive past one of the feedlots -- they do not fair well in the rain!

  5. So cute! Great idea to add the keys :)

  6. What a fun little project! It looks great, Cindy! I'm glad to see you working on these projects - it's good to keep moving forward.

  7. ahhh, just as cute as can be..the little keys took it over the top. Love it and you did a great job..
    Here from Tweak It....

  8. How neat!!! That was a great transformation! I am lazy, I bought a basket to house all the remotes:):)

  9. Love it! I am just looking at all the remotes we have around her. Now I just need to find a tote.

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  10. Just darling! Everyone needs one of these. Love the little keys you added. Thanks so much for the lovely comment!

  11. Perfect, now this is so clever and so creative. I love it. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  12. So much better with a fresh coat of paint, and it's so functional too. Love the addition of the keys.

  13. Great job on this project! It's perfect for holding all the "necessary" equipment needed for all of our electronics these days. I know you are enjoying it, I bet it makes you smile each time you see it! Thanks so much for sharing!

  14. Very cute! I have a caddy I might just need to paint now that I've seen yours! Thanks for linking to TTF this week.


  15. Your caddy is WONDERFUL! It is functional and great-looking, too. It caught my eye. :)Thanks so much for sharing this at Revisionary Life Thrifty Life Thursday! You're going to be featured this week.


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