Jun 9, 2014

Mini Message Boards

Good morning.  This is Cheri from DJ's Sundries and I hope you are having a wonderful day and enjoyed a good weekend.  I was so inspired by Scrappin' Abby's Memo Board last week that I wanted to make some of my own.  I decided to use some great 3 Girl JAM ribbon to make them just my style.

The new Flair and Flower Bundle were just what I needed to make my little boards.  All I had to do was add some extra ribbon from the new Tie Dye 1 and Tie Dye 2 bundles to make them perfect for my treasures.

I started out by purchasing some cork tiles from my local Joann's store.  These were 12 inch tiles, but I wanted circles.

So I set up the Art Philosophy cartridge to cut a circle to use as a pattern.  Using fit-to-page, I was able to create a pattern to use to cut my circles.  I then took some muslin to cover the cork by using hot glue to adhere it to the back.  Next came the fabulous flower ribbon for decoration and a hanger.  I decided to do each one a little differently for more variety.

Using ribbon from each Tie Dye bundle, I made little bows to adhere to the front.  Flair finished off the center of each bow perfectly.  If you look close, you can see that I used Picked Raspberry, Mowed Lawn, and Dusty Concord Distress Inks around the outer edges to add a little punch of color.  Each one was finished by adding a piece of card stock to the back of each to hide all the fabric and ribbon edges.

I now have the perfect place to add my treasures using my collection of stick pins.  This was actually a pretty simple project and I can't wait to get them all hung and filled.

If you are interested in a video that may give a better view, head on over to DJ's Sundries.  In the meantime, be sure to pick up your own ribbon and flair in the 3 Girl JAM store.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Remember to take some time to enjoy the little things.


  1. Great project, Cheri! Love how you used Abbie's idea and went with it! Your boards are fantastic!

  2. Love this! The round board is a great idea

  3. Gosh these are so fun! Abby started something here, didn't she! Love your takes on this wonderful idea, Cheri.