Thursday, December 20, 2012

Christmas Card Holder

You've heard the saying, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade"?  This is a lemonade kind of project!

While cleaning for a party a few months ago, a bathroom mirror fell off the wall and shattered.  I rescued the frame from the trash and stashed it away for a future project.  When we needed a place to put Christmas cards, it came out from hiding!


The antique bronze finish didn't mesh well with our decor, but a few coats of spray paint can fix that!  I sprayed one coat of primer and two coats of chrome silver.

one coat of primer
I let it dry for a full day, then used a staple gun to attach ribbons across the back.  I had three different small pieces of ribbon that were the perfect size!


I finished it up by adding all the wonderful cards we've been getting!


Rescued from the trash, this frame now showcases notes from our loved ones.  Don't you love lemonade?


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2 comments:

  1. Perfect idea, Bonnie. Just what I needed..Thank you for this wonderful blog..

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  2. way cool!

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