Friday, January 21, 2011

Knife Block Facelift

Thank you HOH for this awesome project!!!  Love it!!



I was so excited about it I almost forgot to take my before picture.  I wasn't about to put all the knives back in, but you get the idea.  Average... boring... knife block...


Fill in the logo with wood filler.  I actually did this step a few times until I couldn't feel any grooves with my finger.  Then sand off the excess so you have smooth finish.  This pic is before I sanded.


Then I painted with Rustoleum Heirloom White from Home Depot... so purdy!


I ordered my vinyl from the fabulous Shelley at Wonderfully Wordy.  She is awesome if you don't have a silhouette machine and need vinyl!  It was $3 including shipping.  I ordered it in my current fav - apple green!



Voila!  No more boring knife block!






9 comments:

  1. Very cool, I think I need to give my knife block a face lift- I keep thinking it's looking kind of ratty... Now I think I know what I'll do! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  2. It looks great! I love HoH too! I will have to check out Wonderfully Wordy as I don't have a Silhouette (yet)! Thanks for linking up!

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  3. Looks great. What an easy way to make something look so rich and stylish. Thanks for the idea!

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  4. Great idea! Thanks for sharing the vinyl link too! :) M*

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  5. WOW! Never would have thought to pretty up a knife block! Fun simple changes that makes a big impact!!! Love it, thanks for sharing!
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  6. Oh, thank you so much for this idea!! I am totally going to do it!!

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  7. So pretty! Now I just have to decide what color...I'm a new follower and loving your blog!
    Nicole @ www.thebakingmom.blogspot.com

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