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


How it's done:

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Overview of materials needed for display board for Christmas cards


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


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


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


Paint the star with chalkboard paint.

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Remove the masking tape


After drying, peel off the masking tape.

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Lightly sand the edges


For a vintage look, lightly sand the edges.

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Apply the Powerstrip®


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

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Attach the transparent hooks


Then attach the transparent hooks for the bough.

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Attach the Christmas cards


Fasten the Christmas cards with adhesive pads.

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Enjoy your display board for Christmas cards!


Decorate your living room with this hand-crafted board!


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