DIY Easy Display Board
Making a display board is as easy as cutting and repurposing a gift box. Cover with decorative gift wrap and glue on cloths pins.
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The finished result is kind of like an easel. The one in the picture is a mini version, made with a gift box, but you can make any size just by using a larger box and larger clothespins.
Approximate Time: 20 minutes
- cardboard box
- wrapping paper
- cellophane tape
- two clothespins
- Tape the cardboard box closed. On one end of the box, draw a straight line, diagonally, from one corner to the other. Repeat this process on the opposite end of the box, making sure both diagonal lines are going in the same direction.
- Cut the box along your lines. Remove any extra flaps. Your finished piece will look like a triangle when viewed from the side.
- Cover your easel shape with wrapping paper. Use tape to keep the paper in place.
- Glue one side of two clothespins to the top of the easel, and space them evenly. I used mini craft clothespins for the one I made because my box was small. Allow the glue to dry.
- Depending on the size you make, you can use it to hold reminder notes, recipes, photos, or paper while you draw or write.
By Marie from West Dundee, IL
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