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Pimp My Cozy Coupe!

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Pimp My Cozy Coupe!

Well I have been busy!

I have a major LOVE for the old VW Buses. Like LOVE! Sadly I don’t forsee myself getting to own one any time soon. So I went with the next best thing:

I made them for my two sons. They turned out awesome~

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I first had my husband removing all of the components. Take the top off, take out the steering wheel, the key, wheels. Until  you are left with a mechanic shop of cozy parts.  I learned by the 3rd cozy coop that it wasn’t necessary to remove the wheels. Just cover them with a plastic bag. It will save so much headache.

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It takes about 1/3 to 1/2 can of primer per car

It takes about 1 1/2 cans of glossy paint per car

I also used:

painters tape, Chrome Trim, Vinyl Decal.

I am adding links to the

Chrome Trim found here

VW Chrome Decal(made by me) found here

Drawer Gliding Tape for the doors found here

**NOTE I have not yet found a way for the paint to not rub off where the door opens against the car. So far it is inevitable. But I have lots of cars to do.

UPDATE I have found a way to avoid the door paint rubbing issue. That is with drawer gliding tape. Link above.

There are so many ideas as to how you can Pimp Your Own Cozy Coop. HAVE FUN!!!!

Gettin’ Crafty

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Gettin’ Crafty

Ok, so I who doesn’t dream of their own Craft Room!?

With the help of a few things we have had around, we started getting dirty!

First, my husband crafted my yarn storage cabinet organizer by hand, board and nail. Their is no pattern that he went by. Just good ol inginuity. If you have questions I would be happy to answer to the best of my ability on how he made it. The base with cabinets is just a good ol unfinished cabinet we bought from Menards on Clearance. He purchased the 1×12 boards from Menards as well.

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Now any craft room with an extra nook and a home of children obviously needs their own “play station”. This table and chairs actually belonged to my husband as a wee lad. They were very plain, and scratched and stained. I just bought some bold color paint and don’t forget the Chalkboard Paint. I painted the table chairs, legs and base under table top. The table top I painted 3 or 4 layers of Chalkboard Paint. It turned out Stunning! I then found my favorite Dr Seuss quote, had it cut in vinyl and applied it to the wall. My husband made the shelf and we adorned it with our favorite Seuss books!

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