Display Board for Christmas Cards

Display Board for Christmas Cards

Greetings from friends, messages from the Santa and a Christmas bough with silver-painted pine cones make this hand-crafted board into a festive work of art.



  • one piece of plywood 38 x 56 x 1 cm
  • sturdy paper for the stencil
  • star template
  • scissors, pencil
  • brush, small paint roller
  • white wall paint, gray chalkboard paint (or crafting paint)
  • sandpaper or sanding sponge
  • masking tape
  • adhesive pads
  • transparent hooks
  • ribbon, bough and pine cones for decoration

 

Steps

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Overview of materials needed for display board for Christmas cards

01

We need: one piece of plywood 38 x 56 x 1 cm, sturdy paper for the stencil, star template, scissors, pencil, brush, small paint roller, white wall paint, grey chalkboard paint (or crafting paint), sandpaper or sanding sponge, masking tape, adhesive pads, transparent hooks, ribbon, bough and cones for decoration.

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Make the stencil

02

Cut out a stencil from the sturdy paper according to the template. Prime the wooden board with the white paint and use the stencil to trace the star approx. 3 cm from the edge.

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Cover the star with masking tape

03

Tape along the contours of the star with masking tape. It's helpful to cut the ends of the tape diagonally and place them in the inner corners.

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Paint the star

04

Paint the star with chalkboard paint.

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Remove the masking tape

05

After drying, peel off the masking tape.

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Lightly sand the edges

06

For a vintage look, lightly sand the edges.

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Apply the Powerstrip®

07

Apply the tesa Powerstrip® on the middle top of the board.

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Attach the transparent hooks

08

Then attach the transparent hooks for the bough.

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Attach the Christmas cards

09

Fasten the Christmas cards with adhesive pads.

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Enjoy your display board for Christmas cards!

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Decorate your living room with this hand-crafted board!

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