Friday, April 1, 2011

Paris Bathroom -- Memory Board

I went to the thrift store looking for a frame that I could make over into a memory board and I wasn't disappointed!  Found me a square piece of art framed in a gold frame for a little over $2. It started out looking like this:
It didn't take me long to tear it all apart and paint this pretty (ornate) frame black (with a $1 can of spray paint from Wal-mart)!
A close up of the frame
Used the board that was in it and these supplies:
  1. 1/2 yard fabric from JoAnn's
  2. Batting
  3. Pink Ribbon
  4. Stapler
  5. Black Fabric Flowers (a Christmas present from my daughter
 I placed the batting on the art board (that came in the frame) and stretched the fabric over it tightly.  Using the stapler I stapled it firmly to the back.  I attached the ribbon in the same manner and hot glued the black fabric flowers on where the ribbon intersected.
It's not really hanging by the black/white/pink gingham ribbon -- it's really just on there for show.
The plan is to add vintage art work to it - which I'll show you another day!

Bathroom Makeover
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This post linked to:
Whipperberry Friday Flair
Feathered Nest Friday 
Crafty Friday Mash Up  
Crafty Saturday  
Thrifty Things Friday 


Katherines Corner said...

Oh this is lovely!!!! Hugs and happy Friday

Brandy J. said...

I just found your blog and am your newest follower. Thanks for the fab projects and inspiration. I will definitely be stopping by often!

Vicki said...

This turned out really great.'s a DIY project I can handle. Thanks for sharing. I do have some frames to redo.

Julia Aston said...

Another great project! love that frame painted black!

Christa said...

This is so pretty!

Rissa @ Hazel and Honeysuckle said...

Very nice! Makes me want to go thrifting and see what I can find...

Emily Carter said...

That is beautiful! Thanks for joining the party!

Pamela said...

Love it. Really like the flowers where the ribbon joins. Neat idea.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Very cute! Love the details of the frame!

Diann said...

That turned out s sweet!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

How absolutely charming~love your memory board~ great job! Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

Unknown said...

you've done a great job! this is fab! thanks for sharing!