Nov
10

Posted by & filed under Crafts, Crazy Christmas Crafter, DIY crafts, Homemade gifts, Tutorial.

Well, Hello I Heart Naptime Readers :) !!!
It’s Stacie…the craZy one behind The CrEaTiVe Crate…and I am sooo excited that Jamielyn has invited me to guest post in her CraZy Christmas Crafters event!! 

Hasn’t it been FuN so far?!!  What FaBULouS projects …and what an ALL-STAR line-up! :)  

Anyhoo….Christmas really is just around the corner, so today I am going to share with you one of my {simple and inexpensive} Christmas gift ideas:

{DIY} Beadboard Photo Display

First I cut a piece of beadboard to the size that you want. {mine was 9 1/2″ x 10″ …and I used a 4 x 6 photo} 

Then… trace your photo on the foam board {that I bought at the dollar store}…
Then cut out with exact-o knife…

Then I used  spray adhesive…and sprayed my  foam board with a good even coat…and stuck my photo on…

Then on the beadboard I painted on stain over the whole board…then wiped most of it off except for in the cracks…

Then tied a piece of netting around the bottom…

And there ya have it!!  A super easy inexpensive gift for any parent or grandparent on your list!

Jamielyn…thanks so much for having me!!

HapPy {early} Holidays Everyone!!

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Thanks Stacie for sharing such a cute gift! I love anything with bead board. This is so simple anyone could do this! Also don’t forget Home Depot will cut wood down for free!

Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time. She aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. Her unique projects have been featured on many popular websites, including: BHG, Martha Stewart, Fox, ABC, People, Parents and more. When she’s not creating . . . Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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14 Responses to “Crazy Christmas Crafter: The Creative Crate!”

  1. Stacie

    Hi Jamielyn! I forgot to mention that I stuck the foam board onto the beadboard with E6000 adhesive. That baby isn't going anywhere :) Thanks again for having me :)

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  2. Katie

    Great idea!!! LOVE IT! I have scraps of bead board at my house… I can see this making some great christmas gifts!!!

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  3. The 3 Kjar Bears

    Oh i'm so excited to do this!! We just got our family photos and are waiting for the prints…such a creative way to display :)

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  4. Mrs. Montemayor

    Wow! So easy! I didn't expect the picture to be ON TOP of the beadboard. It really does look great! I'll have to give it a try!

    Thanks for sharing!

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  5. gail myrepurposedlife.net

    so simple and cute! I love your blog and stacie's blog. I follow both of you!
    great job stacie!
    gail

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  6. Chic Mommy

    Another fabulous project from Stacie….Im so making this. I featured this on my blog today!!

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