How To Display A Vintage Tea Towel Calendar

2 Materials
$4
2 Hours
Medium

I found a vintage tea towel calendar and the colors are so vivid. I got it for a steal and now it’s hanging from a small curtain rod in our kitchen. The pretty towel was too pretty to hide away in a drawer.

Let me tell you how I put my hanging calendar together.

It all started with these three pieces bought at three different times from three different stores.


I purchased the wine sign knowing I would paint over the design. It came complete with a sawtooth hanger on the back all ready to go for a little of nothing. The small curtain rod came from my favorite junk shop and I paid a grand total of $1 for it.

I painted the sign using a sample jar of Kilz, color Almond Cake. It took two coats of paint to cover the words.

Once the paint was dry I used a pencil to mark the holes for the screws.

I used a drill to make holes for the screws then used a screwdriver to attach the rod to the board using old recycled screws.

No sewing for this project. I used double sided clear tape to make the hem for the calendar rod pocket.

I hung the calendar on the wall between our kitchen and dining area. That pop of color looks nice.

The year 1979 has no special meaning for me. I love the kitchen prayer and the cute designs. I hope you enjoyed this project. Find more of my budget projects..... Thrift Store Decor Makeovers.

Suggested materials:

  • Cloth Calendar or Fabric   (Thrift Store)
  • Wood   (Thrift Store)

Kathy Owen | Petticoat Junktion
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