I’m so happy to have Courtney from The Hamby Home back with us today! I love this DIY Key Hook! I’m guessing you could make one in less time than it takes you to find your keys sometimes. 🙂 Read on to see how!
I’m Courtney from The Hamby Home and I’m excited to be back with you guys today to share a DIY project that I just finished for our new house. If you’re like me, you carry a large purse with everything you may need in the next decade 🙂 That purse can become a black hole and it’s usually when you’re in the biggest hurry to get out of the door. I really loved having a shelf with a hook for my keys but now our entryway from the garage is tight and I needed something with a lower profile. If you remember my last two blogs then you know that I’m a blue and white lover so it’s only appropriate to keep that theme going! This key hook would be great for dog collars or leashes and would also be perfect for necklace storage.
What You Need:
- Wooden Plaque – Mine is from Hobby Lobby. It could be pallet wood or any piece of wood
- Knobs – Also from Hobby Lobby. You can use however many you want for your hanger
- Wood Drill Bit
- Hack Saw (not pictured)
- Paint – Optional, you may want the unfinished or repurposed look
Here is how you make it:
- Measure and mark where your knobs will go on your wooden plaque
- Using a drill and wood drill bit, slowly drill the back side of the plaque deep enough where the washer and nut sit flush with the wooden plaque.
- Using a “normal” drill bit the size of the knob bolt (we used 3/16th) drill the hole all the way through
- Paint or stain as desired. I just used white spray paint.
- Attach Hanging Hardware. I drew a line across the back as a guide for my sawtooth hangers.
- Insert Knobs and tighten washer and nut
- Carefully using the hacksaw, saw the knob bolt down so that it will lay flush against the wall. If you scuff up your paint with the hacksaw just go back and tough it up at the end.
That’s all! I’ve seen hangers like this at Home Goods and Hobby Lobby but I love that I was able to customize it to be the size I needed and also to match my kitchen!
Thank you Courtney! I love this because it is totally customizable… if you need 8 hooks then just get a longer board and follow the same directions! Paint it whatever color you’d like and get knobs that match your home decor. So fun! Follow Courtney on her blog and social media sites (links below) to see all of the many fun DIY projects she is doing in her new home!