How to Make a Memo Board

by Joanne Rosa

Lovely to give as home made gift , hope you enjoy xx


  • Scissor
  • Fabric
  • Padding
  • Buttons
  • Ribbon or cord
  • Cotton thread
  • Needle
  • Staple gun
  • Old picture frame or canvas
  • Ruler
  • Some good music to work to
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Start with all you supplies out. List on the tab

    Step 2

    Take the glass out of an old frame and secure the back

    Step 3

    Cut padding a bit bigger then your frame and lay face down ready to staple

    Step 4

    Staple a the sides but check the front to make sure it is smooth

    Step 5

    Fold the corners to neaten

    Step 6

    The front after stapling

    Step 7

    Staple the bottom of your fabric to the frame first then the top and keep tight. Finally finish with the sides.

    Step 8

    Hear is how to do the fabric corners for a super neat finish

    Step 9

    This is how it should look so far

    Step 10

    Cross the ribbon or cord across to get the look you want

    Step 11

    Secure at the back

    Step 12

    I stapled the cross over areas to make the cord tighter for holding photos ect

    Step 13

    So far so good

    Step 14

    Thread cotton through buttons

    Step 15

    Tie the thread round the cord to hide staples, make sure it is secure.

    Step 16

    Ready to hang!

    Step 17

    I tidied up the back of mine by covering with some white fabric . Looks neater if giving as a gift.

    Step 18

    One I made for myself, I did this one on canvas and used old earrings to secure the ribbon on the front