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post #1 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Tack Room Decoration Ideas!

So, I have yet to update my journal on here, but one of the good pieces of news is where I am leasing, I get my very own tack room! All for me! The owner of the place said I can decorate it and furnish it however I like. I plan on making it a project of mine to decorate and add my own personal touch to it.
So how should I do that? Anybody have any ideas?
(I go out there every day so today I will take a picture of the space to give you all a better idea of how it looks.)
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post #2 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 04:43 PM
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Hmmm... Maybe put up framed pictures of your horse(s), or hang up cheap bits as decorations...
I'm not much of a decorator, as you may notice ;)

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post #3 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 05:10 PM
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Mine has a small couch and a trunk for putting the feet up and kicking back. A pile of horse mags and clean tack to look at, a few pics of your favorite horses, what more could a horse person ask for.
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what's the budget? That will make a big difference in what you can do.
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post #5 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 09:06 PM
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I came to spit on your thread! I have no tack room to decorate and I am jelous! So I SPIT!

Actually... If I remember right, Iridehorses has a really neatly decorated tack room... I wonder if he'll find this thread...?

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post #6 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 10:09 PM
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What a great opportunity! Have fun with that! I'm not much of a decorator... Sure wish I was.
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post #7 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 10:46 PM
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pictures of you riding and just being with the your horse

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post #8 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 10:50 PM
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LOL, FP, you're too funny.

I am not much of a decorator either so what little decoration mine has is just some old bits that I don't use anymore hanging on one wall, along with a miniaturized driving collar that we've had for years and I found in a pile of junk recently.

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post #9 of 25 Old 04-09-2012, 11:55 PM
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OMG sound like fun! Some tips:
Have saddle racks on walls rather than on stands, it opens up the room
Have a cork/white board to write or draw cool stuff on

Find some old fashion stuff to furnish, super cheap!like:
Turning an old driving collar into a mirror(attach a mirror along the inside rim)
Welding 2 horse shoes together into bridle racks.
Get an old rocking chair and make it comfortable with a Navajo blanket or sheepskin
Hang up pictures of you riding and your horse
Hope this helps
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post #10 of 25 Old 04-10-2012, 07:44 AM Thread Starter
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Wow, so many replies! Thank you!!
Here is a picture of the tack room. So very bland but an awesome space!



I definitely need to sweep and dust and clean it out a bit. I've already taken so many pictures of the horses that I think it would be a wonderful idea to frame some of them on the walls. I like the idea of a wipe off board on the wall, too. If a chair fits comfortably in there I'd like to do that.
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