Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Distressed Paddle DIY Coat Hanger
Lose the stress and the clutter with this Distressed Paddle DIY Coat Hanger! Whether you hang your coat or your keys on it, this easy and trendy DIY coat hanger will add the perfect coastal chic touch to your home!
Measure & mark paddle
Measure down the center of the paddle and mark 3.5" from the end, then 7" and 10.5".
Drill 3 holes
Use your hand drill to drill a hole in each of your markings.
Paint the paddle light gray and allow to dry completely.
Dry brush & sand back
Dry brush black paint along the edges, allow to dry. Sand the edges back and surface of the paddle to distress.
Add hardware to paddle
Cut straw beads to about 1/2". Slide them onto the post of the hardware and then add hardware to the paddle and secure with nuts on the back.
Wrap with jute
Wrap a section of the handle with jute. Hot glue jute in place.
Screw in ring hangers
Screw in 2 ring hangers onto the back of the paddle for hanging.