A Cool Cheater Bulletin Board Build for Non Builders

$2.00
4 Hours
Easy

When I desired to whip up a new burlap bulletin board to store notes and such, I snooped no further than my own home for a bunch of found objects. (it pays to hoard!) This build consists of simply screwing the components right onto the wall. Miter joins need not apply... this one's for cheaters. :)
A bulletin board with two ways to hang...
A bulletin board with two ways to hang...
A bulletin board with two ways to hang...
A frame was cut down to the desired size, then used as a template to trace out the bulletin board section from a piece of leftover fibre board sitting around.
A frame was cut down to the desired size, then used as a template to trace out the bulletin board section from a piece of leftover fibre board sitting around.
A frame was cut down to the desired size, then used as a template to trace out the bulletin board section from a piece of leftover fibre board sitting around.
A $2 sandbag from the hardware store was hot glued onto the board from behind.
A $2 sandbag from the hardware store was hot glued onto the board from behind.
A $2 sandbag from the hardware store was hot glued onto the board from behind.
Twine was cut to size, then knotted at the ends, attached with screws.
Twine was cut to size, then knotted at the ends, attached with screws.
Twine was cut to size, then knotted at the ends, attached with screws.
A small shelf was added for writing notes.
A small shelf was added for writing notes.
A small shelf was added for writing notes.
Both clothespins and pushpins can be used for this board. Tip: weather your clothespins by leaving them outside for a while.
Both clothespins and pushpins can be used for this board. Tip: weather your clothespins by leaving them outside for a while.
Both clothespins and pushpins can be used for this board. Tip: weather your clothespins by leaving them outside for a while.
Need an even easier idea? Use a mattress spring... I love cheating. :)

http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2010/03/so-you-think-its-old.html
Need an even easier idea? Use a mattress spring... I love cheating. :) http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2010/03/so-you-think-its-old.html
Need an even easier idea? Use a mattress spring... I love cheating. :)http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2010/03/so-you-think-its-old.html
Funky Junk Interiors - Donna

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