Isn't this memo board lovely?
Well, I'm going to show you the "not so pretty" truth
about how I put her together.
It all started here,
with this print I bought at a yard sale for $5.
The print was faded, but I loved the frame!
I decided to turn it into a fabric covered memo board.
I took the picture out of the frame.
I cut fabric a few inches larger than the glass.
Now, here's where it turns ugly.
I laid the glass from the picture down on the fabric.
Using duct tape, I started taping the fabric to the back of the glass.
Once I had the fabric tape down,
I started taping jute to the back and
wrapping it around the glass.
And, here's what lurks beneath the lovely memo board...
...a hideous mess!
Now, to hide the mess...
I placed the fabric covered glass back into the frame.
I placed the foam core from the original picture
back into the frame and secured it to the frame
with a framing gun.
Whew! The mess is hidden!
No one will ever know.
Well, unless they read my blog.
I added some mini clothespins...
...and it's ready for appointment cards, pictures, or notes.
don't tell anyone what is hidden behind this beauty!
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