It’s Time to get Organized…

With school starting this week for my boys… I always feel like this is the time to get organized. This is a fun bulletin board that is multi-functional. It is a push pin board for notes, has a frame to clip business cards to or other items, and it has a place for me to put my keys. Plus I love how beautiful it turned out. The color scheme is great for our entry.
With the challenge this week using items from our local dollar store, I purchased this wire fence material for $.99.
It worked out great because at the end of each section the metal frame was bent so that it could connect multiple sections. I just took pliers and opened it up a little more so that is would be perfect for keys.
Here are the instructions:
1. Use a push pin bulletin board for the frame. This will allow you to use push pins to stick notes on the right side of the board. This is one from my office that I don’t use any more. What a great way to repurpose and reuse.
2. Adhere patterned paper to the bulletin board (you could also use fabric, newspaper, or wrapping paper… if you want that craft paper look you can always use a brown paper bag from the grocery store).
3. I used two sections of the garden fence and tied them together with black ribbon. Then use pliers to open up the clips for your keys.
4. I then used packaging tape to adhere it to the bulletin board on the left hand side of the board.
6. Add lace trim tied in a bow to cover up the tape. Add a flower embellishment.
7. Use the Fancy Frames cartridge and cut out the shape that resembles the Eiffle Tower. I cut it out to 5″ and adhered it to lower right corner of the board. Add a flower embellishment.
I hope you enjoyed the project… have a great Thursday!
Thanks,
Addison Paige
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8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shirley Nugent
    Aug 25, 2011 @ 10:48:26

    This is just the cutest! I will have to do one of these. Thanks for your crafty mind.

    Reply

  2. Bunnyfreak
    Aug 25, 2011 @ 11:01:07

    Clever idea.

    Reply

  3. MsJoyceG
    Aug 25, 2011 @ 12:37:43

    Love it. Thanks for the tut and TFS.

    Reply

  4. Mary Lawrence
    Aug 25, 2011 @ 18:01:12

    Too cute. Very nice, would work well in any home..

    Reply

  5. maggie
    Aug 25, 2011 @ 20:51:10

    Diana,
    this is awesome ,luv it.
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

    Reply

  6. Cheryl
    Aug 26, 2011 @ 11:44:11

    That is really clever! Love things that are stylish and functional. Thanks for sharing.

    Reply

  7. Susan Bacholke
    Aug 26, 2011 @ 14:53:27

    that’s pretty cute

    Reply

  8. Edna McGreevy
    Aug 27, 2011 @ 04:04:21

    L-O-V-E !!!!! This creation and I will be heading out to find this to make my own what a great gift this would make also for a house warming 🙂

    Reply

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