10 October 2012

Paint Your Wagon-DIY

I had been on the lookout for a red wagon-I had been to a few yard 

sales but nothing really caught my eye.  So you know the old saying 

"Necessity is the Mother of Invention."  

Bead board, nail gun, spray paint and presto!

So the Little Red Wagon was born!

She is a simple wagon but packs a cute little punch.  I tucked her 

into our front flowerbed and placed a few pumpkins here and there.

I think my little red wagon adds just the right amount of color and 


Sheet of Bead Board

We used bead board for the construction of the wagon.

Bead Board Cut into 4 Sections-Rectangular Configuration

Two sides of Bead Board Attached to the Rectangle Frame

All Four Sides Nailed onto Rectangle Frame

Two boards nailed onto bottom of Frame for Future Wheels

Wheels cut from a 1x6  piece of wood cut in 5 1/2 inch circles

Wheels painted with Black Spray Paint

Future wagon painted with Barn Red Spray Paint

Black Wheels Attached with Nails to Red Wagon

Festive Red Wagon Fall Display

I am thrilled with my little red wagon!  She is just the right size and 

has truly brought a touch of a rocky mountain Fall to my Texas 


Just wondering what you might be doing in your corner of the 

world for your Fall display?

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Jemma's home is a quiet spot nestled among the trees. You might find me writing, reading, or puttering in my Greenhouse, tweaking a recipe, crafting a wreath or loving on my grands. Always living with a grateful heart.


  1. I love your wagon! She is very cute and perfect for fall (:

  2. It is so adorable! I'd like to invite you to participate in my Pin Me Linky Party. It goes Fri-Tue. I allow up to 3 links each week!

  3. Hi Jemma, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (http://annesfunnyfarm.blogspot.com), and I’m visiting from the Clever Chick’s Blog Hop.

    Your wagon is adorable, and I am very impressed with your skills as a handyman! I sure hope you used this to decorate at Christmas, too. I'm picturing lots of pine boughs spilling out of it!

    Anyway, thanks for posting this. I just added myself as a follower! If you’ve never visited yet, I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

  4. You little red wagon is adorable. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick



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