Bulletin Board Makeover

by Kelsey Norwood

in Making Over

fabric covered bulletin board

I inherited a really nice, large, wood-framed bulletin board from my parents and it sat unused in our basement for several years because the bulletin board was covered with an old green felt. Blah and blech.

I gave it a little makeover with some fabric from a local quilting shop and put it up above the computer in my office. As you can see, I don’t have much on there but I love how the happy flowers brighten things up.

You can cover most anything with fabric – bulletin boards, picture frames, coffee tables, headboards. With some great fabric and a staple gun or thumb tacks, you can make anything look fresh and new.

What do you cover with fabric?


1 Dana October 7, 2010 at 9:05 am

Looks great!! That pattern is really cute!

2 keri October 7, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Arrgghhh!!! The heirloom bulletin board! What happened to the one that was in your and Jamie’s room?

3 Kelsey October 7, 2010 at 12:44 pm

I’m pretty sure this is it. I was really irritated that I had it for a while because I didn’t know what to do with it. Dad just brought it and left it cause he didn’t want it! But now I’m glad…

4 Christina Dugan October 11, 2010 at 7:35 pm

That really is cute! I’m afraid to get too into sewing and fabric crafts at the moment because I am kept so busy with knitting and crochet right now and I don’t want to overload myself with ideas but it is definitely in my future!

5 Whatever DeeDee Wantsw October 13, 2010 at 6:31 am

Looks great!

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