Hi, I 'm Sarah and I blog over at The Winthrop Chronicles. I am so happy to be with you here today at Poppy Seed Projects! I love getting inspired from looking around the products at Poppy Seed Projects! I saw the Eleanor trim piece and bought the 16x20 frame. I thought it would be great to turn in to a cork board for messages, and that is what I would like to share with you today.
For the frame, I layered on some Texture Cream from Poppy Seed Projects. When that dried, I painted the frame white. When that dried I distressed it with sandpaper.
I bought a cork board from a thrift store for $2.99. I broke the wood frame off and used a matte knife to cut it the right size to fit inside the frame.
Before I glued it to the frame, I used a stamping technique I use for many projects. I simply cut freezer paper the size of a normal sheet of paper and then printed words on the shiny side of the freezer paper. While the ink was still wet, I pressed it on to the cork board and carefully rubbed it to make sure the ink left a good print. Make sure that if you are going to stamp words, you need to reverse the lettering or else it will appear backwards. Then I glued the cork board to the back of the frame.
I made some pushpins with some fabric scraps and my brad maker.