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Vintage Baseball Hanging Rack

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Vintage Baseball Hanging Rack
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Vintage Baseball Hanging Rack

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Create this rack with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ as the perfect way to store gear and memorabilia.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor Color Stain®

  • Chambray (ADCS16)
  • Real Red (ADCS05)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Rouge (ADC07)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)
  • Golden Brown (ADM02)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • damp rag
  • wooden knob (3)
  • wooden board
  • E6000 Glue (or drill and screws)
  • paintbrushes
  • dry rag


  1. Paint the entire board in Chambray and wipe it off with a damp rag, scrubbing to reveal the wood grain underneath. (This is best achieved in sections, so the stain doesn't dry and it's easier to get the vintage/distressed look.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Stain the heel of each knob in Real Red using the same method listed in STEP ONE.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the round part of each knob in a solid coat of Everlasting. Paint the stitching in Rouge, making sure one side of the stitching faces one way and the other faces the opposite way.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Sand each knob to create a distressed effect.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint each knob in Clear Crème Wax. While it is still wet, use a dry rag to apply Golden Brown Crème Wax and wipe it around. (This will create a vintage/used effect.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use E6000 Glue to secure the knobs to the board. (Or you can use a drill and screws.)
    Step 5 Example