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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

.:Tutorial Tuesday - Christmas Card Display:.

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Okay, really, it's kind of silly for me to do a tutorial for this.

But just humor me, alright?

As I said yesterday, I saw this idea in Martha Stewart's magazine. Super easy, but I just love the end result! And also, cheap!

Here's what you need:

- clothespins
- embroidery hoop
- spray paint
- ribbon
- hot glue/gun

Start off by spray painting your hoop and clothespins. (My clothespins were already painted and blinged out before I did this project!)

Once your hoop and clothespins are dry, lay out your clothespins where you want them to be glued down on the hoop. Account for where you will be tying your bow at the top (or bottom if you like!)

Hot glue the clothespins on.

Tie a nice bow on to the hoop. (Guess I did this after I put the tags on - oops!)

Clip in your Christmas cards (or Christmas tags, since I don't have cards to display yet!)

and hang it up for all to admire!

See, easy right? It didn't take long, but now I've got a fun, new decoration that is cute and functional! Perfect!

Linking up here:


  1. Great tutorial! Thanks. I have a thrift store near by with tons of embroidery hoops. Gotta go now before they are all gone.

  2. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [08 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  3. What a cute idea. :) Tnx for linking up to my party!

  4. I created one of these too! I still have plans to spray paint mine red, but it is already filling up with Christmas cards. Such an easy project, but it looks great and serves a purpose too! I love the color you chose for yours. Merry Christmas!

  5. That is super fun! Thanks for sharing over at Tuesday Tell All!

  6. It is such a cute way to display cards. I have tons of embroidery hoops..I need to do this for next year (I quit already for this year!)

  7. I love this. Its so much fun. I'm saving it for next year!

  8. Very very cute Summer. This is a great idea. Thanks for linking up Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!


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