Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Burlap Message Board

I can't believe I finally finished this project. I think I started working on this in April but it just didn't turn out the way that I wanted. I could not figure out how to secure the back properly. I used my glue gun but it didn't stick. Last week I had a total revelation and I just wanted to face palm myself because it was so simple.Staple it!

 I started off with some Burlap and Upholstery Tacks that I got from Mindy Mae's Market earlier this year or maybe last year. I decided that a Bulletin Board would be a good use of the supplies. I bought a STYROFOAM Brand Foam  1" x 12" x 18" Sheet  and went to work.
The burlap was a bit sheer so I decided to recycle an old tan tank top.
I even went out and bought a new purple stapler for the occasion.

I measured the board and figured out on the shorter side to space

My lovely assistant seemed very pleased with the board. Of course she claimed it for her own.

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