Monday, February 23, 2015

Restored Notice Board

Hello there Blog Friends - I hope you have had a lovely and relaxing weekend. For those of us in the Southern Hemisphere - it is the last week of summer....funnily enough, tonight we had rain and thunder - love that!

My husband picked up a Notice board that was in need of fixing - it had a few little things that needed fixing but not too bad for $4.00 and I LOVE to recycle!!

It quickly became a joint project with the Hot Glue Gun being the hero - DH glued down the backing that has become unattached - don't you love the Hot Glue Gun!!!

I had some lovely vintage buttons that were perfect for the crossover sections.  The 'shank' at the back of each button was removed - once again the Hot Glue Gun to the rescue when attaching the buttons.

Some twine braid was also added, typically AFTER the buttons has set, so it was tucked under the buttons and glued down - as you can see the buttons add a lovely touch and are definitely a focal point!.

I hope you are inspired to recycle/upcycle things before rushing off to get an updated one - it can be so much fun!

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  1. Love this recycled project. It's great that your hubby collaborated with you.

  2. Love your upcycled project - not only useful but so elegant! We must be on the same wave length - I just did an upcycled project too! LOL!! Happy week to you xo

  3. Wow this is so classy Linda - love the addition of the braid and buttons!

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