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Upcycled Doorknob Paperweights

This DIY Activity Lets You Turn Ordinary Items into Useful Products

— March 14, 2013 — Art & Design
If you're looking for a practical and cost-effective way to keep your papers and documents in order, then these DIY doorknob paperweights offer a simple solution by turning an average object into something visually appealing and useful.

Featured on the blog 'Assemble Shop and Studio,' this DIY project makes use of old or unused doorknobs and transforms them into stylish pieces of desk decor. Simply take wooden doorknobs and paint them with several coats of your preferred color. Add any layers of color or funky patterns you may like and once completely dried, you're free to go ahead and use these colorful paperweights on anything you like.

With the option to use chalkboard paint to add even more playful touches to these paperweights, this super simple project is a fantastic way to turn such a mundane item into something extremely practical.
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