Saturday, February 27, 2010

Vintage Frame Memo Board

I found this old frame on a recent thrifting spree and wasn't sure what I was going to do with it, but I just couldn't leave it behind. I painted it white, and had it sitting in my garage until yesterday...when I stumbled into Karli's inspiring blog, Rocky Bella. She made a picture/memo board out of an old frame (see her post here).

So...I dug out my trusty hot glue gun, some twine, and a handful of clothes pegs and got started! I had some little black wooden birds that I'd found in the "as is" section at IKEA a few months ago, so I decided to add them in as well. You know me and birds! ;)







I wasn't sure where to hang my new memo board...I found out that I didn't have as much empty wall space as I thought I did! Then I found the perfect place. At least, I think so. I HATE this door in my kitchen. It's hideous. Now it has a little distraction from its ugliness. The frame fit perfectly over my window. I think it was meant to be there all along. :)


Linked up at Beyond the Picket Fence, Tater Tots and Jello, Funky Junk Shabby Nest, Twice Remembered, That's so Cuegly

26 comments:

  1. This is such a gorgeous memo board! I LOVE it over your kitchen door window, it is perfect! Clever you!! Hope you have a lovely day ~ Tina x

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  2. Hello Tracey,

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog through the lovely Tina..she is a doll..I hope you enjoyed browsing and visit again soon , Have a fab week x Anna :)

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  3. awesome!! it DOES fit perfectly! great idea

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  4. It looks fantastic! I Love the white. thanks for the shout out. =)
    It is great to see someone inspired by what I did. I have a big ol' smile on my face.

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  5. WOW! That could not be more perfect! I love the frame as a memo board but on the door it is the perfect touch of whimsy! I love when that happens.
    Happy Monday!

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  6. Such a fantastic idea, a frame around your kitchen window! Looking so so lovely. Love the color white with the black details. Saw your cute little white bird in the picture as well ... ;o)
    Have a sweet Monday!
    Saskia
    xo

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  7. That frame is too cool and looks perfect on your door!!
    Congrats on the hockey game by the way. My hubby is from Vancouver so we watched it with a bunch of our Canadian friends here in Houston and were SO excited at the outcome!!! Oh Canada.... :)

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  8. This memo board looks lovely - very inspiring. Love the little birds too!
    Sam

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  9. I love it! I just may have to do that myself.

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  10. Wow, you got some spam above this post! ick!


    Anyway, I LOVE your idea, and it's so cool that it fit perfectly on your window! serendipity!!!
    You could paint your door white!

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  11. Love it--and I love how you hung it in the window of the door--thanks for sharing!

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  12. How cute! And the perfect spot for it as well!

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  13. It is perfect on your door!!! I have seen lots of memo boards but your addition of those cute birds makes yours SO special! I found you via The Shabby Nest, love your blog.

    Best wishes,
    Tammy

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  14. That is amazing that you found the ultimate spot for it! It looks so great. I love it and the little black birdies are a great touch!

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  15. this is adorable, and i love that you put it over your window! such a cute idea!

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  16. Wow what a great idea! Gorgeous!

    -jessica (visiting from the shabby nest party!)

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  17. I love how that turned out! I just bought some clothespins so I may have to make me one too. And I love where you put it - that looks like the perfect place.

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  18. How sweet! What really caught my eye was how you did the treatment to the door. I think that take is adorable!

    Thanks for sharing on SNS!
    FJ Donna

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  19. This is darling! Love the idea.

    Your blog is very cute too.

    cristin
    simplified bee

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  20. Oooh I love this, so whimsical ! What a great way to add sentiment and decor to your home !

    Kate

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  21. Precious! And I love it with the light streaming through! found you through shabby nest--so glad I stopped by to visit. -shaunna :)

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  22. LOVE IT!!

    what a great idea :)

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  23. You are so creative! I love your ideas!

    Thanks so much for linking up to my party! I really appreciate it!

    XOOX
    Jen

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  24. like it was meant to be there - still lets in light - could it be more perfect :)

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  25. That is the perfect spot for that! love it!

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Thank you so much for your comments! I love reading every single one :)

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