DIY Rustic Wall Ruler

By Morgan Saylor

Your kids will certainly grow, but you may not always be in the same house as they make their journey into young adulthood. The new-old trend of marking one's young one’s height on the wall has reared its nostalgic head, but more DIY.Instead of staking your hopes in your current home being your forever home (maybe?) or your willingness to uproot your door frame in the event you move, take a look at this wall ruler:


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This blogger has created a fun and easy how-to on creating this keepsake that will go with you wherever you and your little ones go (sans deconstruction to wherever you may live).

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • A piece of wood
  • Permanent marker
  • Sealing wax
  • Measuring Tape

To see how it all comes together, check out the full tutorial here


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