Get a Designer Coat Rack Without Spending the Cash

While I know it would be fun to fill my home with amazing designer finds, the budget doesn't always allow it. That's why I love coming across projects that give the designer look without the designer price. Danielle Thompson fell in love with the Eames Hang-It-All coat rack but couldn't quite justify the price, so she came up with a way to make a similar looking one herself. See some photos and details from her project below: 

Danielle started out with wooden dowels and pieces of wood to create a holder for the knobs to sit while they were painted and dried.

Here are the knobs after they've been spray-painted. I love the colors she chose!

The white rack is actually a tie rack that Danielle found at Target. She drilled holes in the knobs so that they fit on perfectly.

Doesn't the end product look great? For step-by-step instructions, check out the full tutorial on Danielle's blog.

Would you take the time to create a coat rack like this yourself or would you just fork over the cash?


Images via A Blog by Danielle Thompson

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Krist... KristinRox

While I love the coat rack that wa made, I'd probably just fork over the money. I'm just not that crafty.

berge... bergencounty

Wow ... $199, seriously. What a great idea to get the colors that match your decor.

elasmimi elasmimi

cute, but I'm not that crafty.

Leele... Leelee1008

I was given a coat rack, its old but functional. I am not all that into the trendy stuff honestly but I think I would spruce it up instead of forking all that cash over for something like that. YIKES

chiquis chiquis

I would make my own. But I don't like that one lol.

sstepph sstepph

Love this!

asil asil

cute, woldn't work with my decor...

Saman... Samanthamommy

Cute for some, but not my style.

slw123 slw123

Very cute, I'd probably do it for one of my kids bedrooms.

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