Recycled Crafts – Faux Quilted Bulletin Board

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On the edges, simply overlap the fabric over the edge and push into the crevices made by your craft knife.

 

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Because the sheet of styrofoam has been compromised, it is a bit weak.  To ensure that it does not break, cut a piece of foam board big enough to glue to the back of the styrofoam using low temp hot glue.

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Cut strips of fabric about 2- 1/2″ wide to use as the edging fabric.  Use the low temp hot glue gun to glue the strip along the edges of the back.

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Fold the strip of fabric over the side of the project, fold the edge where it meets the front, and press in place with a thumbtack.

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  If your thumbtack will not stay in place, use a dot of hot glue on the tip of it before you punch it in.

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And there you have it.  A sunny, colorful bulletin board with the look of a fancy quilt.  A perfect decoration for any room.

 

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Do you like recycled craft projects?  Then be sure to check out the following!

Faux Metal Wall Art from toilet paper tubes
Faux Tin Tiles from a disposable cookie sheet
Paper Reed Frames from recycled magazines

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