I’m back! I’ve had a cold for four weeks now (remember the one that took me down and required homemade soup?). Two and a half weeks in I got stomach flu, too. Needless to say, I wasn’t up for much blogging. Nor cooking. My sense of taste and smell have been seriously diminished. So even after I regained the ability to eat normally again, I haven’t had much interest in cooking or eating. (Gasp!)
However, I have a new (old) love. A lovely morning spent perusing a DIY magazine generated a spark that lit a crafty fire. I have been on a roll, my friends. I’ve got numerous projects to tell you about, but I’ll start with a brilliant DIY bulletin board. It’s quick, easy, inexpensive and really beautiful. It requires no special skills or tools to assemble (although it does require a power drill to mount), and it is completely customizable to your taste.
I’ve been wanting a giant bulletin board for my office for a long time. You see, I’m a visual person. Out of site, out of mind. So if I can’t see my notes, bills, project materials, inspirational and educational what-nots, I tend to forget about them. No bueno. To avoid that, I keep all those papers spread around my desk. Also no bueno. A huge board is a perfect way to convert empty wall space into an organizational system that works for me.
Initially I thought I wanted to make a cork board. But the raw materials cost a fortune. And I worried about hanging such a heavy board given that our walls don’t take kindly to screws. A quick internet search yielded an ideal solution. Continue reading DIY bulletin board