Manolo for the Home » The $3 Hall Tree? Yup!






The $3 Hall Tree? Yup!

By Christa Terry

For some reason, really cool, really cheap DIY projects using scavenged materials keep showing up in my inbox. Okay, the reason is you perfectly wonderful people! This find came to me via the lovely Leane:

Looks good, no? The handy folks at The Corner Lot put together an entire hall tree or entryway bench or whatever you want to call it using old door jambs and real beadboard. Stuff from their basement, too. What cost $3? The wood dowels that make a perfect drying rack for wet mittens and socks.

All that’s left to do is finish it, and I hope that there’s a new post on The Corner Lot when they do. Don’t leave us hanging!

What have you done on the cheap lately?









3 Responses to “The $3 Hall Tree? Yup!”




  1. Jessie Seymour Perkins Says:

    Hey Christa! Thanks for featuring my blog today. We really like building stuff on the cheap and are lucky to have a house that came with a basement full of supplies, but anyone can hone their scavenging skills. This is definitely my favorite project in that category so far. We’ll finish it eventually and be sure to let you know how it turns out!

    Another project we were pretty proud of is our compost bin that we built out of an exterior stair landing and railing that we decided to take down. Check it out! http://53masonstreet.blogspot.com/2010/04/compost-bin-transformation.html




  2. AJ Says:

    Oooo, the dowels along the radiator are awesome! I’ve been thinking of a foyer makeover…this will help! Thank you! (grumble grumble guess I have to thank my sister, too…grumble grumble)




  3. hb Says:

    This is my (soon to be) sister in law’s blog and I can tell you that they are indeed some of the thriftiest (in a great way) people I know. I love it! It runs in the family as well.

    They have a great blog – I highly suggest following it, and not just because I know her in real life!












Disclaimer: Manolo the Shoeblogger is not Manolo Blahnik
Copyright © 2004-2009; Manolo the Shoeblogger, All Rights Reserved



  • Recent Comments:

    • The Mid-Century Moment (1)
      • Joanna: The retro modern wing back with geometric motif would be stunning in a gentleman’s study or bedroom....

    • There’s Nothing Harder Than Saying Goodbye (7)
      • Christa Terry: Thanks, all! @joods They will remain in the archives, so enjoy!

      • molly: Thought something was going on! Thanks for the amazing blog! Good luck, and have a great life!

      • joods: Oops…forgot something. Will your old posts and your links (on the right side of the page) remain? If...

    • Chandeliers: How Low CAN You Go? (6)
      • Jennifer Man: My personal opinion is that if you want a chandelier you should get one. When having a low ceiling, of...

      • DENY Designs: I hate to say it but you might be out of luck. I don’t think you can go very low with...

      • marvel: I think it depends. No, seriously, I like the look of the chandelier over the table, where it is clearly out...

  • Shop for the Home!




    InhabitLiving.com Free Shipping Orders Over $200

    Shop Domestications

    VivaTerra - Eco Living With Style

    GreenandMore.com Hundreds of Eco-Friendly Products

    Links

  • Beautiful Reads

  • Designers We Love

  • Houses and Homes

  • Just Because

  • Manolo's Blogs

  • Outdoorsy Stuff

  • Prettify Your Place






  • Meta


    Subscribe to Manolo for the Home


    RSS 2.0
    Comments RSS 2.0







    Manolo for the Home is powered by WordPress

    Disclaimer: Manolo the Shoeblogger is not Mr. Manolo Blahnik. This website is not affiliated in any way with Mr. Manolo Blahnik, any products bearing the federally registered trademarks MANOlO®, BlAHNIK® or MANOlO BlAHNIK®, or any licensee of said federally registered trademarks. The views expressed on this website are solely those of the author.








    Subscribe!


    Editor

    Christa Terry
    (a.k.a. Never teh Bride)

    Publisher

    Manolo the Shoeblogger




    Categories