Friday, December 17, 2010

Picture Holders



I found this wonderful idea on the lovely Shanty 2 Chic blog. Their site has such fun and timeless stuff, I wanted to try my hand at a few things.

I went to Micheal's and gathered my supplies in the wood sections. I figured with all of the supplies, it cost less than $2 to make one of these.....



They could be used to hold your Christmas cards...or any old picture....or a recipe...the possibilities are endless, really.


I glued all the pieces together using my Gorilla Glue (tip: always come back and wipe off the excess glue with a damp cloth. Gorilla glue expands as it dries and it's pretty much impossible to get off once it completely sets).


I painted all my pieces a cream color and then sanded down the edges.


I used some wood glue to attach these mini clothes pins to hold the pictures.


Some fun ribbon add a little bit of color and can always be changed out with the season, if wanted!


This was a very fun, easy and affordable project. I thank the Shanty 2 Chic gals for the wonderful inspiration!

Linking to: The Answer is Chocolate's December Open House

14 comments:

  1. Those turned out great! I bought the stuff to make them as well, but haven't had time to start them. I love Shanty 2 Chic!

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  2. What a cute idea!! I love them!!!

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  3. Those look great! Love how yours turned out!


    Ruthie @ Tattered Bliss

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  4. These are too cute! You should come link them up at my Open House going on right now!

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  5. These are adorable and look so easy to change out for the season. I think I could get hooked on all the possibilities here;-)

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  6. What a great idea! I would lovwe for you to come link this up at my Strut Your Stuff party!
    http://danajeanward.blogspot.com/2010/12/link-up-winners-and-giveaway.html

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  7. Oh I need to make some of these for sure!

    I followed your blog....it's great! I sent you an email about doing a giveaway on your blog! :)

    Kelly

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  8. Just wanted to let you know I featured these as part of my Open House Wrap Up! Stop by my buttons page and pick up a featured button if you'd like: http://answerischocolate.blogspot.com/p/buttons.html

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  9. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing it.

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  10. Thats really cute. I think I will have try that one. Neat. THanks for sharing.

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  11. Great job! Thanks for linking this up as well.

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  12. Another great idea, Meg! I spend sooo much time on really big projects that I never seem to have time for the fun little ones like this! ;(

    Thanks for linking to my party.

    And please be sure to come by and enter my fantastic year-end giveaway. Click the picture in my sidebar for details.

    Blessings and Happy New Year!
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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