SHE: Back-to-school bulletin board


By Kelli Ameling • Last Updated 11:32 am on Tuesday, August 21, 2012

College student Sara Bass used her creative ways to make a bulletin board equipped to hold some of her favorite photos from college.

 What you will need:

Items a person will need to make the back-to-school board. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

• Canvas

• Flat head push pins

• Ribbon

• Favorite fabric pattern

• Batting

• Buttons

• Hot glue gun

• Scissors

 

Steps:

  1. 1. Cut the batting around the canvas giving it enough room to wrap around the back on all four sides to pin.Finished back-to-school board. Daily News/Kelli Ameling
  1.  2. Pin the batting around the back, pulling tight so there so it’s not loose on the front side.
  2.  3. Using the fabric you picked out, repeat steps one and two.
  3.  4. Cut off any extra fabric and batting on the backside of the canvas.
  4.  5. Holding the board horizontal, place ribbon from corner to corner – making an ‘X’ – and glue the ends of the ribbonon the backside where push pins have been placed.
  5.  6. Make he halfway points around the perimeter of the canvas.
  6.  7. Place ribbon from each halfway mark on the board – making a diamond shape – and glue the ends of the ribbon on the backside where push pins have been places.
  7.  8. Glue button on the ribbon in a pattern of your choice.
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