Pinterest – Love that place. Let me say right off, if I’m not following your boards, holler at me. The more people you follow there, the more you’ll see and learn about. (Seriously, leave your link below.)
Instead of just “pinning” and never actually doing, I’ve been working putting my Pinterest account to work.
The Mr. and I worked on this project together! Was great fun!
(I’ll wait a moment while you check it out)
Here is what I came up with:
We did exactly what she said, with the exception of screwing in all the bases to the backs. We did a few, but ended up just using the wood glue and it is holding just fine.
What you’ll need:
Purchased (1) 1 x 12 x 4 at Lowe’s and had them cut it every 8 inches.
Purchased (1) 1 x 3 x 6 at Lowe’s and had them cut it every 7 inches. The wood was literally a buck and change. Very inexpensive.
You’ll also need Burlap ribbon, Twine, Metal clips, super glue gel, Stain, brush and good wood glue (which you may have all of these laying around.)
Step 1 – We glued the smaller piece at the bottom back in the center. Sanded down the sides for a smoother edge and stained them.
Step 2 – Once they Dried, The Mr. drilled 2 holes in the top for the bow, but if you use some super glue or strong glue you can possible avoid the drill all together. But since this project was for us both to work on it worked out perfectly.
Step 3 – I made cheater bows by making cutting my wired burlap ribbon into 14” long, folded both sides to the center and secured with hot glue from the glue gun. I squished it in the middle and glued that too. I then cut another piece of burlap and put it around the middle to help it look happier. The twin goes in the back through the bow before you glue the middle on, so that you can secure it to the frame. Or if you want, you can simply hot glue it to the frame or use super glue gel.
Step 4 – Use the super glue gel to secure your clip and you are finished.
My bows suck, but yours may not. I will likely purchase a few burlap bows when I give these as gifts or have some really crafty person in my world make a few for me. If you make these, you’ll have to show them to me! or if you can help me with my bow making issues, please share your tips with me!
Again, at about $4 a frame, very inexpensive and they look really good.
You can use this frame to print encouraging verses, quote and other great inspirational sayings. I have pinned many here that you can choose to print out.
I believe this is a PinWin but feel free to let me know your thoughts.
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