Monday, July 26, 2010

PB Monkey's Fist

I recently came across a post at Meridian Road, where she knocked off this Pottery Barn monkey's fist nautical decor:


I thought it was so neat, and it would give a beautiful natural element to my new living room.

After watching the YouTube video on her post two seven times, I gave it a whirl.

After my 3rd 4th attempt at it, I finally had my monkey's fist knot.

Having 3 brothers in Boy Scouts had finally paid off ;)



And I just so happen to have a lovely ladder to put it on.

This ladder was one of the few things the old owners left behind. It is wood and VERY heavy. I made it into a plant stand only about a month after we moved in.


I love it!

And yet I will never do it again, because making that thing was one big pain in the ass!

Project cost = free!
I have tons of miscellaneous rope around the house.

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6 comments:

  1. love it. you're new projects are fitting into my budget, love that too!

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  2. it turned out great! I need one! Hey I love your ladder plant stand, too cool! Keeping ya'll in my prayers!

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  3. It is absolutely a huge pain in the ass!

    But, it is easier the second time.

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  4. Love this! I am going to make one. Looks great displayed on your ladder.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Deborah

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