Vintage Memo Board
- Vintage looking frame
- Burlap, 2 yds.
- Homosote board to fit frame
- TAP Transfer Artist Paper, 1 pkg. (www.transferartist.com)
- Downloadable Images (The Vintage Workshop): Postcard; French Label
- Glimmer Mist Metallic (Tattered Angels): Antique Brass
- Manilla folder and tags
- Vintage postcards
- Small nails, three
- Old keys, three
- Upholstery tacks
- Rubber stamps: Bonjour (Cavallini & Co.); postal
- Pigment ink pads: black; brown
- Cosmetic-wedge sponges
- Liquid Nails Adhesive
- Staple gun and staples
- Iron and pressing board
- Computer and ink jet printer
- Craft knife
- 1. Use craft knife to cut homosote slightly larger than dimensions of frame. (Note: Use caution when cutting with craft knife. Make several marks across board until it is cut.)
- 2. Cut burlap 3” longer than homosote board. Staple burlap to homosote, pulling taught across board.
- 3. Glue frame to burlap-covered homosote board. Let dry.
- 4. Use craft knife to score and break yardstick to fit across frame and glue in place.
- 5. Use computer to adjust vintage images to desired size, and follow manufacturer's instructions to print images on TAP. (Note: Text images must be printed in reverse.)
- 6. Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer TAP images onto burlap.
- 7. Spray manila folder and tags with Glimmer Mist. Let dry. Ink edges of folder and tags with brown ink.
- 8. Repeat Steps 4 and 5, transferring images onto folder and tags.
- 9. Use black ink to stamp folder and tags with postal rubber stamp images.
- 10. Use upholstery tacks to attach vintage postcards and tags to memo board.
- 11. Use photo as guide to attach keys to board with small nails.
- 12. Place folder behind yardstick.
by Rebekah Meier