Special pinboard
We are giving you a fresh take on the pinboard. Create it from scratch or use this technique to give an old noticeboard new life. 

Pin it up

Difficulty rating: ****

Time to prepare: ***

Cleaning up: **

Activity time: It depends entirely on your DIY skills but roughly 40 minutes to one hour.

You will need:

  1. A wooden frame or piece of styrofoam
  2. Fabric of your choice 
  3. Staple gun or thumbnails 
  4. Measuring tape
  5. Pretty pins or thumbnails for decoration           

Step #1

  • Stretch the fabric over the wooden frame or styrofoam.
  • Use the staple gun or thumbnails to secure it in position on the back of the board. 

Step #2

  • Secure the measuring tape across the width and length of the board.
  • First secure one end with a staple or thumbnail on the back of the board.
  • Stretch the measuring tape over the front of the board and secure on the other side. 
  • Before punching in the staple, make sure that the measuring tape is loose enough to slip a picture between ut and the board but tight enough for the picture not to fall out.

Step #3

  • Use pretty pins or thumbnails as decorations.
  • Secure them in the areas where the measuring tapes overlap.

Step #4

  • Pin your favourite photos, inspirational messages or child's art. 


Display your child's art on your noticeboard. It will make her feel special and give her the confidence to be creative. 

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