Egg-cellent Repurposed Window Valance
A repurposed window valance is a fun way to dress a window with things that you already have.
Valances can be made out of almost anything, and I’m so egg-cited to share mine with you today. 🙂
I’ve already created two fun and funky window valances in my craft studio that store necklaces and silver trays that I use in repurposing projects.
But I also have several collections of things that are taking up much needed craft studio space. It’s time to unscramble them, and add them into our home decor for us to enjoy every single day.
What good are they doing hidden away?
First up, you guessed it, is my collection of vintage egg beaters.
I’ve been wanting to display these for years and, since I just poached two more from my local thrift store’s 25 cent gadget bin, now’s as good a time as any.
Storing them in the lid part of a Christmas wrapping paper container is not exactly the best way to enjoy or honour them.
After giving all 3 kitchen windows a faux tea towel vinyl blind makeover I felt like there was something missing at the top.
This is the perfect place to mix it up with some fun repurposed decor.
I picked out the egg beaters that I liked best and using 1″ finishing nails I started hanging my beaters… with two of the longest ones on the outside.
A cool vintage wooden handled beater/whisk from my stash is perfect for the centre spot.
Then I measured and marked where the rest of the beaters should go.
I hung them by size, with the longest on the outside.
I’m so happy that I was able to vary the handle colour for some interest.
So get your collections out of the boxes, bags, and bins that they’ve been stored in for who even remembers how long.
You may be surprised to find a fabulous collection that could take one of your windows from ordinary to egg-tradionary.
Sorry, I couldn’t resist getting one last one in there. 🙂
I’m so happy that my collection of vintage egg beaters is out where they can be enjoyed.
I’ll be sharing window number two’s repurposed window valance, which is completely different, later this week.
So stay tuned.
If you enjoyed this project, you might also enjoy my repurposed egg beater wind chime.
Thanks so much for reading, and until next time…
keep on keepin’ on!
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Egg-cellent idea!! It looks great and is perfect for your funky new kitchen. With all these great ideas floating around in your head, do you get any sleep?! 🙂
Thanks AnnMarie! Yes I do sleep, but I daydream alot. lol.
How cute and adorable!
Thanks very much Gail!
Too cool for school!!! (No, I never said that in my day, but my kids did. They probably shudder everytime I say it now!!) It couldn’t be more perfect…..the way they are the same graduating length on both sides of center. I’m so stinkin’ impressed!!! If I lived in my own house, I think it would look a lot like yours. Unique and fun!!! Another winner, girl! Dona
Thanks Dona! I remember that saying, but I don’t think it was said in my day either. It is fun that to be able to do whatever I want. Even though I have no kitchen budget I’m feeling a little spoiled these day because John just lets me do my thing. He’s the enabler of my crazy ideas. 🙂
What a fun way to mix it up!!!! Love the balance and can hardly wait for
the next one…..don’t make us wait too long. Batter sooner than later! ?
lol. Thanks Mary! The next one is already done and is scheduled for Friday. 🙂
I love it! You are so creative Tuula! Can’t wait to see the next one coming along! Pinned.
Thanks Florence! No matter where I look in my kitchen I want there to be something to make me smile or chuckle. At this stage of my life it’s all about the joy. 🙂 Thanks for pinning!
So much fun! Love all the puns, too.
Thanks Debbie! It was a fun project, and a fun post to write. 🙂
Hey Tuula, what a fantastic idea!! Thank you so much for sharing!!!
Thanks very much Patricia!
Perfect “valance” for your Tea towel shade!! You are so creative.
Thank you so much Karolyn!
So wonderful! I say use it or lose it. I try to display all I love. The only objects stored away are seasonal
decorations. My kitchen walls are covered with vintage objects. Tools/plates/platters hanging all over. I do hate the dusting needed in my kitchen though. thanks
Thanks Mary! I hear you on the dusting, but it’s worth it to have the things that we love out for us to enjoy. 🙂
Thanks very much Linda!
How very clever using beaters as a valance plus showing them off at the same time.
Thanks Colleen! I’m enjoying having my collection out where I can see them.
I HAVE SEVERAL OF MY MOTHERS KITCHEN GADGETS FROM THE 40’S. I HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT DOING THIS IN MY KITCHEN WINDOW, OVERLOOKING OUR DECK, INTO THE WOODS. WHAT DO YOU THINK?
I think that sounds like a great idea. How wonderful to have some of your mother’s kitchen gadgets. It would be a lovely way to honour them.:)
How clever is this! Looking forward to seeing what you do with the other window. Swooning over the pretty turquoise color in your kitchen too.
Thanks Marie! I’m almost finished my kitchen makeover. Just a few more touches to go. 🙂
Pretty! Love your collection of vintage tools.
Thanks so much Amalia! They are fun to collect.
This is the most clever valance I’ve seen yet! Love it.
Thanks very much Virginia! I’m loving having my egg beaters out where I can enjoy them. They make me smile. 🙂
I haven’t seen anything like that before and I think it is a great idea… if we do not have so many egg beaters perhaps we can use othe kitchen accessories. Love it!
Thanks Christina! Absolutely. I think there are so many things that could be used. Doesn’t matter what really, just matters that we use things that we love.
Tuula, this is so cute! I have a small collection of egg beaters. I just pull them out depending on what color theme I am decorating with at the time. 🙂 Thanks for sharing with SYC.
Thanks very much Jann! It’s always fun to join the party. 🙂
I don’t think your egg beater valance could be any more perfect for your kitchen, Tuula! Love it. Thanks for sharing it with us all at Vintage Charm 🙂
Thanks Diana! I’m really enjoying seeing them every day.
Really cute idea!
Thanks so much Cindy!