DIY Board for Christmas Cards

I made this last week....

I used a cabinet door that I had sitting in the basement...

Then I primed it & painted it white!

Then I strung 3 pieces of red & white baker's twine around, then used little clothespins to hang up some Christmas cards!

I seriously love that I will be able to fill it up with cards & photos over the Christmas season!

I only used painter's tape to secure the baker's twine to the back of the board.

I was going to add screws in the back to tie the twine to, but I wanted to have the option of pulling it all off at the end of the season & re-using it in my craft space throughout the rest of the year!

I had my husband bring up boxes of Christmas decorations late last night. I set up all our decorations (except the tree) so that the kids would wake up to see the decorations out this morning.

I will put up my tree sometime this week. To be honest I am not looking forward to keeping my 19 month old from taking off ornaments. Maybe she'll do okay. I'll find out soon either way! :)

When do YOU put up your Christmas decorations??

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  1. Cute! Thanks for sharing at Shine On Fridays!

  2. I love this! I made a board for displaying cards too, but I think yours turned out so much nicer than mine!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm happily following you!

  3. This is such a great project! I am doing something similar-ish soon. Hope it turns out as great as yours


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