Create a 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.

Level of difficulty For ambitious hands
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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, gray chalkboard paint (or crafting paint) sandpaper or sanding sponge masking tape adhesive pads transparent hooks ribbon, bough and pine cones for decoration

How it's done:

Overview of materials needed for display board for Christmas cards
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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.

Make the stencil
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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.

Cover the star with masking tape
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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.

Paint the star
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Paint the star with chalkboard paint.

Remove the masking tape
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After drying, peel off the masking tape.

Lightly sand the edges
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For a vintage look, lightly sand the edges.

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

Attach the transparent hooks
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Then attach the transparent hooks for the bough.

Enjoy your display board for Christmas cards!
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Decorate your living room with this hand-crafted board!