Sunday, April 22, 2012

Hangin' with my towel






For me, good meals are not defined by ingredients used but by the number of hand towels involved in the preparation. I use a bunch! 

But I never seem to have one when I'm working at my butcher block. So I decided to add a towel hanger to its side.




I wanted to use an old rolling pin but didn't have a clue how to hang it. So I went through my garage sale curtain rod supply box. 

There were the usual ugly ones that could work...but like I said, they were UGLY!
 

There was a way-too-fancy one. Not in MY house!




But then, like Goldilocks found, there was one that was just right! 




Four screws and I was ready to hang with my towel!




Another touch of red for my kitchen. And it was SO easy! 




Where do you hang YOUR towel?

12 comments:

  1. Wow! How creative and perfect. I've never seen anything like it. When I clicked on the link, I thought I would find a new way for storing a rolling pin, but this is so much more interesting.

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  2. I have to tell you that I am in total love with this idea!

    Thanks so much for sharing!!

    I am waiting to see if my Kitchen entry is accepted to the Scouting Party. if you would like to read about my Kitchen, there is a link on my side bar as it was my most viewed post!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  3. This is very-very creative! Something to remember for future references!!

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  4. Dang we're alike! I use lots of kitchen towels when I cook, too, but we are decidedly NOT alike with regard to the final outcome of our culinary efforts. Can you believe I saw the rolling pin towel rack on Pinterest recently?
    Proof that 'great minds think alike'.
    http://pinterest.com/dnobles/kitchen/

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  5. There you go being all Texas Woman again! It's very you and oh, so smart! ~Mindy

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  6. I don't - I leave it on the counter! I need this - so cute!
    Pinning it!
    Kelly

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  7. This is a fantastic idea!! I just sold a vintage rolling pin at my last yard sale so of course, I'm kicking myself now! Might have to go find another...

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  8. this is such a clever idea--love it!

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  9. Where did you find the fittings for rolling pin?

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    1. The fittings for the rolling pin are the hardware off of a curtain rod no longer in use. Don't know if they sell them separately. Found mine at a garage sale. Hope you find some!

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  10. Thanks for quick reply! I'm on the hunt!

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  11. Have had the idea, rolling pin and the island for some months. Yet to find the right brackets but the hunt continues.

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