DIY Window Wall Hook

In a previous post, I told you about a window that I purchased from a local antique store. It was the perfect size for a specific area on our wall. Well, I finally finished it and have it hung.

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Here’s how I made it:

First, I removed the old hardware and cleaned it up.

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Then, I touched it up with white paint. I used Benjamin Moore’s White Heron because that’s what I had on hand and it actually matched well so I was happy. I though about distressing it but the wood underneath is too new looking so I didn’t think it would look right. I can always add an antiquing glaze later if I change my mind to get the same look.

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Next, I got the hubby to help me put the hooks on the back for hanging. We used a D-ring hanger that we picked up from Home Depot.

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Then, he help me measure the hooks in order to place them evenly apart and drilled them into the window. I bought these hooks from Target in oil rubbed bronze.

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And then it was hung!
I went back and forth on whether I should make it into a chalkboard too but I wimped out.

Next, I got the hubs to help me measure the hooks in order to place them evenly apart and drilled them into the window.

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Fall Home Tour

Well, it’s officially Fall here in New England and has been for about a month now so I’m a little late in posting this but you’ll have to forgive me; still trying to figure out this whole mom thing. 🙂

Fall is probably my second favorite season following Summer. I love the changing colors on the trees; beautiful reds, yellows and oranges. I love how you can bring so many things from outdoors to decorate with; acorns, wheat, twigs, pinecones. Most of all, I love how it’s the season of pumpkin and apples but mostly pumpkin (pumpkin EVERYTHING!). Pumpkin coffee, beer, bread, butter, soap, candles… you name it. Did I mention beer? My favorite of all, Shipyard Pumpkinhead! I remember the first time I had that delicious brew. It was my sister’s wedding in October of 2007. So good! And it’s brewed in the beautiful city of Portland, Maine. Okay, I’m getting a little side tracked here.

Let’s begin the tour!

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I love mixing natural with faux elements in my decorations. While this wheat isn’t real, I mixed it with dried lentils in the bottom of the vase.

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I love the look of this vintage wood chest that my husband found for $20 bucks at the Brimfield Flea Market this past September. I think it was the find of the day!

I paired it with a vintage wire basket, sugar pine cones from Crate and Barrel and a twig pumpkin from HomeGoods.

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This butcher block table provides a nice little fall vignette. To see how I transformed this piece, check out this earlier post.

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Well, that completes my fall home tour. Hope you enjoyed it!
Next season to decorate for is Christmas. While Summer is my favorite season. Christmas is my all time favorite for decorations!