If you’re a quote collector like me, you probably have one or more favorite quotes that you’d like to display. But your favorite quote this month might be replaced by a new one in a few weeks. Here’s a collection of simple ways to display any words you want, whether a quote, a Bible verse, a menu or a to-do list. Some of them will also work for a changing display of family photos.
Here’s an easy-peasy DIY dry-erase board (with the how-to) from Makes and Takes., using pretty patterned paper in an inexpensive frame with its glass.
Same concept, using plain paper and a thrifted frame painted a fun color, from Nothing But Bonfires.
Take a cookie sheet or serving platter, add spray-paint and/or a few brush strokes in a fun color, and glue one or more clips or clothespins on it. Image from sparklecandace on Flickr.
At Cut Out and Keep, a teacher explains that she just tapes white paper to the back of the window in her classroom door to turn it into a whiteboard. You could do the same with a freestanding vintage door or window, and just paint the back of the glass.
Then, of course, there’s the ubiquitous chalkboard, which you can make…
… on a clipboard (from No Time for Flashcards)
…on a thrifted or dollar store serving platter (can’t find the original post). Or of course, you could do it in a vintage/thrifted/upcycled frame, as well.
In a couple days, I’ll post a collected of magnetic boards. Come back soon!