Thursday, August 15, 2013

Pedistal Photo Calendar Display

This photo holder could have a dual purpose! One side a photo/memo holder and the other side a calendar! Or create three to give you a great mantel or shelf center piece!

  • Wood hollow board 5"x5" (don-92)
  • Unfinished wood curtain finial
  • Unfinished wood candle stick (don-132)
  • Metal sheet & Burlap fabric
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Sanding block
  • Extra strong mini magnet
  • Elmer's wood glue
  • Beacon 3in1 glue
  • Beacon fabric glue
  • American Crafts medium black brads
  • Tim Holtz 1"binder rings
  • Canvas Corp paper
  • Paper Accents mini calendar paper
  1. Start with connecting all your wood surfaces together using Elmer's wood glue. (finial to wood board & wood board to candle stick base) Let dry for 6 hours.
  2. Paint wood surface using acrylic paint. Let dry
  3. Sand wood around edges to give it a worn look.
  4. Drill small holes in the inside of your wood board to hold your binder rings.
  5. Install binder rings.
  6. On the front of your board glue your metal sheet using Beacon 3 in 1 glue. Press down while it dries. (this with cover up your binder ring brads)
  7. Cut burlap to fit the front of the metal, place brads in all 4 corners. Glue fabric to metal using beacon fabric glue. Let dry.
  8. Create your calendar by cutting small pieces to fit on the binder rings. Then glue calendar on each piece of paper. Punch holes in the top to go through the rings. 
  9. Use a super strong mini magnets to hold your memo or photo on the front of your metal sheet.

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