Last weekend I joined a group of ladies from church for a crafty afternoon get together. We chatted, we snacked, we made stuff, it was great. We have a number of talented ladies at church so this is probably the first of many craft days. This time we had different ladies teaching personalized glass magnets, beaded jewelry, felt flowers, embossed tile coasters, needle-felted toys and basic crocheting. I got a lot of great ideas for things to show you down the road, including those fabulous felt flowers and tea cup snack cups. I showed people how to make these framed memo boards and I want to show you, too.
Here's what you will need:
floating picture frame
dry erase marker
craft vinyl and cutter (Cricut, Silhouette, or some such)
2. Stack the vellum and paper between the glass panes and slide back into the frame. It's a great idea to keep the paper insert that came with the frame between the paper pieces so there's enough pressure to keep the vellum from shifting.
3. Using your craft vinyl cutter, cut out the words you are adding to your memo board. Try memo, groceries, to do, words of wisdom, notes, or fyi. The best way to get the letters on straight is to use tweezers and draw a straight line across the class with the dry erase marker.
4. Cut a 4-6 inch piece of ribbon. Fold under 1/4 inch of the ribbon on one end and secure with a small dab of hot glue, then glue to one edge of the side of the frame, as in the picture. Using your dry erase marker to judge, cut the ribbon to an appropriate length making sure to allow for the 1/4 inch fold under. Secure the other side of the ribbon to the frame forming a loop to hold the pen. You may need to slightly angle the loop so the pen doesn't slide out.
This project is entirely customizable to your tastes and preferences making it perfect for any room, purpose or decor. You really can't beat that.
What about you, where do you stand on list making? Do you need lists to make it through the day? Or do you hate being tied to a list and never make them?