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Never pass a bulletin board up at a yard sale or thrift shop. You can easily make it look new again with just a bit of fabric. This one is going in my friend Patti’s retreat...it will be perfect for placing pictures as she organizes them in her albums and scrapbooks. Here is what I did….

 This bulletin board is 24 by 36….so I bought about 3/4 yards of a decorator fabric (that comes 54inches wide)
 I cut it down to about 1.5 inches wider than the board. I wrapped it like a package and used my staple gun all the way around. Just corner the fabric like you would when you wrap a package.
 Be sure to line up correctly….especially if you use a stripe ;)
 I used coordinating ribbon …attached to the back and pulled tightly across the front…stapling it to the other side.
Placed pretty push pins (Michaels) about every 5 inches…this way if you don’t want to pierce the picture you could just place it in between the pins and it would stay.
I love how it turned out!


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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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  1. Tracie, so wonderful! That is great. Yes, it turned out wonderfully.

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