Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ballard Design Knock Off...

  I was inspired by Traci from Beneath My Heart with these and her awesome tutorial!  I love a knock off and these magnet boards were just the perfect thing to try!

Here's Ballard Design's Bulletin Boards:

Sorry for the blurry pic...

First thing I did was... grab my 3 pieces of craft metal and cover them with painters canvas that I had left over from another craft project...that didn't go so well.  :)

Next,  I followed Traci's awesome directions and watched
this video.

Then I decided to jazz my magnet boards up a bit with some stencils.  I used fabric paint and added a pattern to make these:



See those cute little round magnets...yep, made those too!  I took some scrapbooking "buttons" and added a round magnet to the back with some glue...pretty simple and quick!  I bought the green clothespin in a package of 6 from Michael's...found in the dollar section!  :)

What do ya think? 

Hugs,

Tracy




























4 comments:

  1. Yours turned out super cute!!! Very simple and classy looking!

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  2. Oh I love them, very cute!! And great job on the stencil part..it looks like its part of the fabric!

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  3. So cute! What is the color of your china hutch holding the magnet board? Did you paint and distress it? I want to copy! I LOVE it!

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