DIY Leash Station

February 16, 2017



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One of my greatest skills in life is probably forgetting where I put my keys when I last entered the house. Now that I also have puppy leash to keep track of I needed to change that habit. When she’s gotta go, she’s gotta go. No more waiting on me to find the leash. 

First of all look at how cute this clip and these metal label tags are.

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I had gone to Target a little before Halloween and was admiring all the fall decor in the dollar spot by the door. For whatever reason i held off on purchasing them and good thing I did. I went into the store later on that week and found that all the things that I was looking at had been replaced by Christmas items already. So feeling a little disheartened that I had missed my opportunity, I walked over to the remainder of the Halloween clearance and all of the things I had been wanting were over there on clearance.

90% off everything!

I managed to grab these tags and clips for 10 cents each! I grabbed a bunch of them for upcoming crafts and some fall decor and puppy vests. I didn’t spend more than $5 at Target that day, which is great accomplishment!

Alright now back to my craft.

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I took a scrap piece of wood, my favorite decorative paper, Charlie’s name printed on some paper, Mod Podge, and my findings at Target to create a mini station for Charlie’s leash.

The first thing I did was trace my papers to cut out my shapes.

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In a last minute choice I decided against the tag on my sign. I used a hole punch to punch out her name.

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Taking my cut out pieces, I used a thin layer of Mod Podge on the piece of wood to apply my decorative paper to the wood.

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I then applied a layer of Mod Podge on top of the paper and placed her name on the wood adding another glue layer on top.

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After I let the wood dry I used some super glue to attach the clip to the wood. I then let this dry overnight.

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Finally I used a soda can tab on the back of my sign to make a hook to hang it up with.

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Now I always know where her leash is, and we can go right out the door when she needs to! (I’ll have to apply this same technique for my keys now!)

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How do you make walks easier with your puppy?

Let me know in the comments below!

Thanks for reading!

1 Comment
Karla P.
February 16, 2017 @ 5:07 pm

Great idea! And so much cuter and cheaper than any store!

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