Moving In

It’s a good thing I don’t cook

Mark did not marry me for my kitchen skills. In the six years we’ve known each other, I think I’ve only ever made him eggs. But they were delicious.

Even though I don’t cook, I sure as heck know that a crockpot should not be filled with metal things.

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These are the super cool (and super old) hinges and door bell that were on the front door.

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Mark saw on YouTube that you put them in a crockpot (we got a $9 one at Lowes)…put in dish washing liquid, turn it on low and let it sit overnight.

You scrub them the next morning and PRESTO…they look brand new!

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We put them back on the door and they definitely go with the “distressed look.”

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The best part of this bell?

You turn it to ring it. Here’s a video for your audio pleasure.

Our next step is to sand the door, paint it, and then sand it again for that “distressed look.” I told Mark it is a BLESSING I don’t cook…that way he can use all of our pots and pans for his construction needs. 🙂

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