For at least a year, I've had this beautiful frame hanging in there with nothing in it. (My aunt who lives far away once saw some pictures of my home and asked if all the empty frames hanging around were a new style of decorating! Uh,......."sure". I'm so happy it's in vogue now.) I finally decided that a magnetic memo board covered with fabric would be the perfect thing for this area to hang different little signs and decorations on.
After my Edward cut a piece of 1/8" plywood to fit the frame, I primed it and began painting it with magnetic paint. I was going to just use a piece of sheet metal in the frame, but decided on the plywood to save costs since we already had a piece. I reasoned that although the paint was a little pricey, it would be good for several projects.
Five coats and several uses of my asthma inhaler later, my board was ready for the fun part. Which fabric to choose?
|Kind of busy and formal, but pretty|
|Oooh, very groovy and Dating Game-ish|
|Burlap is always a nice choice|
I opted for leopard, for now. I like how it goes with the frame and it looks nice with the plate rack and teacups. I say, "for now", because I know I will change my mind, and fully plan to. As I've said before, fabric is something I'm really drawn to and this gives me a place to enjoy different fabrics. The fabric is wrapped on the board and secured by.....
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