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