Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Golf Club Wall Decor


I got back late Monday night from a great vacation in Arizona and have lots to catch up on.  In the meantime, I thought I would share this project which was my October guest post at Remodelaholic.
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I have three golf clubs that once belonged to my Grandpa.  They aren't especially valuable or antique, but because they are meaningful to me, I wanted a special way to display them.  They leaned up against a wall in my lower level until I finally came up with a simple idea to show them off a little better.
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Supplies you will need:
- Plywood board cut to desired size (Mine is 22" x 47")
- 1/2" x 1-1/2" moulding strips
- miter box
- nails
- mending brace
- fabric to cover board
- staple gun & staples
- nail head trim
- cup hooks
- picture hanging supplies
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Measure moulding strips and miter corners.  This is not hard but requires a little bit of thinking to ensure that your measurements for the mitered corners are correct.  As the old saying goes - measure twice - cut once!
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Once your moulding strips are cut & mitered, and the fit is good, you will need to attach them to your board. Use wood glue to attach them to the back of the board. Once dry, turn over and nail along all edges to secure from the front side of the board.
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Attach a mending brace at each corner to ensure a sturdy finished piece.
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Now it's time for the fun part!  Use a staple gun to attach fabric to board.
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I decided to add a little nail head trim at each corner for a decorative accent.
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You will need a way to hang your new wall art.  Attach "D-ring" hangers to each side and then attach picture hanging wire.
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Next, determine where you want your golf clubs to lay on the board.
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Use a pencil to mark where you need to install the cup hooks.
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Attach cup hooks and your project is finished and ready to hang!
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This project could easily be modified to for many sports - I think tennis rackets, hockey
sticks, or baseball bats would be fun.
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The fabric I used is by Waverly and is called Cross Section, color: green.  You can purchase it here.
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20 comments:

  1. Welcome back Alissa! Hope you had a great time in AZ. This project is super cute! What a great way to display something meaningful.

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  2. That will be a perfect gift to my brother. His birthday is right before christmas so it is difficult to get or make him something that is not christmas related

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  3. Welcome back Alissa! I hope you were able to relax a lot.

    What a cute idea for golf clubs. More fun and current that the usual golf decor.

    -Rene

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  4. What a great conversation piece and a great way to remember your Grandfather and his golf clubs.

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  5. What a fabulous job. You included so much detail. I like the tacks at the end and the fact that you included it with golf balls.

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  6. Welcome back! Hope you had a wonderful time in AZ. I love the way you chose to display your grandfather's clubs.

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  7. Very cute. I love this fabric and love that it is an MSU color scheme!!

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  8. Love this! My husband needs some decorations in his office and I'm thinking this could be perfect.

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  9. Happy to hear you made it back to the great state of Michigan safely just in time for our crazy windy weather! I hope you enjoyed yourself! Very cute idea!

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  10. Love this idea- my den is a golf room and that's one thing we haven't done with clubs!!Check out my theme room post if you'd like!

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  11. I love it! What a brilliant idea! The fabric you chose is incredible! I love that the clubs belonged to your Grandpa and they are meaningful to you!! Angie xo

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  12. Love the Golf Art and the fabric! Hope you had a great vacay with lots of rounds of golf!

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  13. What a great way to display something so meaningful to you! Love the glass os golf balls below it...nice touch!

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  14. I'm totally impressed! Awesome project & awesome choice in fabric. And welcome back!

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  15. I love this!! Thanks for the step-by-step! :)

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  17. oh goodie...I found your blog while googling nailhead trim on pictures...LOVE it!!! I'm you're newest follower...and the one digging around in your archives! :)

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