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Making a Bulletin Board

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A bulletin board is a convenient place to post notes, bills to pay, and other important papers. You can make your own board to fit the size and decorative needs of the space where it will hang. This is a guide about making a bulletin board.


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April 25, 2007

Got an old paint canvas lying around? Perhaps from a botched painting attempt? Don't toss 'em! One great way to recycle these is this:

Cover complete canvas with somewhat heavy material. Staple to the back of canvas. Hot glue ribbons in diagonal criss-crossing lines, attaching a decorative button where the ribbons intersect.

This creates an extremely useful, not to mention attractive, memo/picture board!

By April from Albany, GA

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June 1, 20110 found this helpful
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Wait! If you paint you can cover the canvas with gesso and paint over it. Artists do this all the time because canvas is expensive.

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May 30, 2009

Bulletin board crafted for organizing meeting schedules, school exams, project deadlines, and the likes.

Approximate Time: 10-30 minutes




This bulletin board may look simple, but make sure you have adult supervision when using a sharp cutter.
  1. Trace your favorite word or name at the top part of the cork board.
  2. Using the cutter, cut around the outline of word, but making sure you don't cut off the bottom part from the rest of the cork board.
  3. Tape this to your desk, wall or bedroom door using double-sided adhesives.

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June 12, 2006

A pal has decorated her bathroom in Angels. Not only do her shower curtain, bath rug, towels and wash cloths have angels on them, but she's taken a good sized bulletin board and placed on a wall. She covered the cork part in a solid color gift wrap. With using push pins for bulletin boards, she's attached assorted styles of angels that she's gotten as gifts. It's quite attractive. I've never thought of putting a bulletin board in the bathroom, before. Just another way to decorate and not just for bedrooms or kitchen areas.


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February 25, 20120 found this helpful

I need to construct a bulletin board at least 3.5 ft. X 3.5 ft. I want to pin sewing and crafting patterns up while in use. I am also involved with class reunion organizing. I need to display newsletter layout and pictures. The board needs to be sturdy and reliable. Thanks.

By Pat


February 27, 20120 found this helpful

Go to Lowe's or Home Depot and have them cut a thin piece of plywood to your measure. Glue 12" corkboard squares to this. I have done this for my sewing room, but used a large piece of corrugated cardboard for the backing and put it up on the wall with mirror hangers.

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February 27, 20120 found this helpful

You can also get a tri fold Elmers' Display board that is made of some pretty sturdy cardboard.


Or, you can get foam board for 1.00 at the Dollar Trees. I hope this helps.

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