Turn Paintbrushes into Hooks?

by DIY Maven

Turn Paintbrushes into Hooks?

Who hasn't left a paintbrush to dry in a precarious position only to have the bristles take the shape of that precarious position? I know I have. More than once. It's not so bad if the brush is CLEAN, but if it has even a trace of medium left in it, it could very well be a goner. Now check this out, London designer Dominic Wilcox took paintbrushes--much like the one pictured

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Reclaimed Gym Floor Wall Hooks

by Capree K

Reclaimed Gym Floor Wall Hooks
Reclaimed gym floor wall hooks??  How clever!  Before you grab your wallet and get to ordering though, check out how to create a reclaimed wood wall treatment.  Totally adaptable to a wall hook feature, right?  If you're itching for some color, mask off a similar design and grab your favorite spray paint.  Easy.  Done.

For instant gratification, you can purchase the above pictured wall hook from UncommonGoods for $125.

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Cup Hooks

by DIY Maven

coffee cup hanger 25 of the Most Creative Wall Hook Designs

These wall hangers put a clever spin on the term 'cup hooks'. DIYable? I'm thinking it might be worth a shot. If the cups were more cylindrical than conical, the interiors could even be used to stash stuff. To attach them to the

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Hand Hooks: Creepy or Cool?

by DIY Maven

Hand Hooks: Creepy or Cool?

Submitted for your approval: Imagine as you enter your home, disembodied hands reach out from the walls, gesturing to you. They offer to take your coat, keys, wallet. (Insert spooky theme song of The Twilight Zone here.)

Available through Unica Home, Harry Allen’s Hand Hooks are made from "detailed casts of the designer’s own hands." The truncated appendages will set you back 75 bucks each--or 15 bucks a digit.

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No-Mar 3M Metal Hooks

by DIY Maven

No-Mar 3M Metal Hooks

The clever folks over at 3M have come up with metal Command Hooks as an alternative to those less than aesthetically pleasing plastic numbers.

Available in classic (aluminum, brass and copper) and modern (chrome and black) styles, the hooks are about three times more expensive than their ugly stepsisters, but they are three times as pretty.

Although I saw them at Michaels, I’m sure they are–or soon will be–available everywhere 3M products are...

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