Re-Purposed Crib Rail Photo Display

I purchased this vintage crib rail with the fun plastic ABC letters for $12 at a consignment shop a couple of days ago.


First, I gave the rail a couple of coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in "Cream".

I also painted some wooden clothespins.

I distressed the piece, and then brushed on ASCP clear wax.  I glued the clothespins on the rails with Aleene's Fast Tack Glue.

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net
Remember when I told you I was making a gallery wall in the hallway with photos displayed in unique ways?  Well, this is the first piece hung on the gallery wall.

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net
I clipped some vintage "family" baby photos on the rail with the clothespins.  Of course I can change this up very easily.  I may make copies of any vintage originals since the photos are not protected behind glass.  

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net
 I think this wall is going to be fun!

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net
More to come!

Vintage Crib Rail Wall Photo Display www.organizedclutter.net






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10 comments:

  1. OK that is so cool! And I have one in my basement! Gotta try it now!

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  2. Oh my gosh this is just one of the cutest things I have seen in a long time!! Just adorable, great job!

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  3. Carlene ... you are really on a "roll" ... the is the best repurpose for displaying photos that I have ever seen. Your wall of photos will be fantastic.
    Hugs,
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  4. cute!
    I love the vintage baby bed rail... I bet it could be easily replicated if we didn't have one with 'a-b-c' already there!
    Your's is just so dern cute... I don't see it being improved upon much!

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  5. cuuute! what a creative idea.
    be blessed
    Barb

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  6. This is SO precious! Is that your smiling face in one of the photos? So cute Carlene. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party.

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  7. I love the ABC on there, so cute! Truly looks vintage now, thanks for linking up!

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  8. I usually use these as trellises, but this is so creative I may try it.

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  9. Very creative! How fun to put vintage pictures on it!

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