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How to make a memo board

Lovely to give as home made gift , hope you enjoy xx

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Start with all you supplies out. List on the tab

Start with all you supplies out. List on the tab

Take the glass out of an old frame and secure the back

Take the glass out of an old frame and secure the back

Cut padding a bit bigger then your frame and lay face down ready to staple

Cut padding a bit bigger then your frame and lay face down ready to staple

Staple a the sides but check the front to make sure it is smooth

Staple a the sides but check the front to make sure it is smooth

Fold the corners to neaten

Fold the corners to neaten

The front after stapling

The front after stapling

Staple the bottom of your fabric to the frame first then the top and keep tight. Finally finish with the sides.

Staple the bottom of your fabric to the frame first then the top and keep tight. Finally finish with the sides.

This is how it should look so far

This is how it should look so far

Cross the ribbon or cord across to get the look you want

Cross the ribbon or cord across to get the look you want

Secure at the back

Secure at the back

I stapled the cross over areas to make the cord tighter for holding photos ect

I stapled the cross over areas to make the cord tighter for holding photos ect

So far so good

So far so good

Thread cotton through buttons

Thread cotton through buttons

Tie the thread round the cord to hide staples, make sure it is secure.

Tie the thread round the cord to hide staples, make sure it is secure.

Ready to hang!

Ready to hang!

I tidied up the back of mine by covering with some white fabric . Looks neater if giving as a gift.

I tidied up the back of mine by covering with some white fabric . Looks neater if giving as a gift.

One I made for myself, I did this one on canvas and used old earrings to secure the ribbon on the front

One I made for myself, I did this one on canvas and used old earrings to secure the ribbon on the front

  • Scissor
  • Fabric
  • Padding
  • Buttons
  • Ribbon or cord
  • Cotton thread
  • Needle
  • Staple gun
  • Old picture frame or canvas
  • Ruler
  • Some good music to work to