Is anyone else just in love with Instagram? It is one of my favorite ways to keep up with friends and family, see what everyone is doing and making. Plus it’s so visual and usually so pretty.
I’ve been trying to think of a way I could display some of my favorite photos for a while now, and I’m so excited about this spring Instagram memo board I came up with for the Spring Craft Challenge!
I printed out little 3″ images of some of my favorite Instagram photos, and clipped them to this super fun spring chicken wire memo board frame with bright clothespins. That way I can change them out easily whenever I want!
Supplies needed to make your own spring memo board:
- Large Frame (any size will work)
- Fabric for wrapping
- Wired Sisal Vine
- White Chicken Wire
- Burlap Ribbon (I used Green)
- Plastic Mini Clothespins
- Hot Glue Gun
- Staple Gun
Begin wrapping strips of fabric around your frame. I chose this colorful floral vintage-style print for Spring.
Lay out the white chicken wire and bend it flat. Turn the frame, back side up, and lay the wire over the frame. Staple the chicken wire to the frame, pulling the wire tight as you go. Trim off the extra wire with wire cutters.
Cut a length of the wired sisal vine and wrap two lengths of it through the chicken wire. Twist the ends around the wire on the back side. Space these far enough apart so you have room for your pictures to hang. I just love the rustic look of the sisal vine with the floral – so springy!
Slip one end of the burlap ribbon from the front of the frame to the back. Leave a length long enough for hanging, and feed the ribbon back through to the front. Tie the ribbon in a bow on the front side of the chicken wire. If you need to, you can glue the tops of the bow to the frame so that it doesn’t flop forward.
Now you can print out your photos – and of course it doesn’t have to be Instagram photos. You can clip anything – family photos, inspiration ideas, notes or little art prints to your frame. These little clothespins are the perfect size and I love their bright colors!
More Project Ideas
Bev’s little corner of the internet is Flamingo Toes. She grew up in a creative family of artists and seamstresses so it is no surprise that she loves to create. Bev began sewing as a teenager and made her own clothes and room décor even then. That love for DIY, crafting, and sewing has grown to include jewelry making, furniture refinishing and anything else she can learn. Her style could probably be described best as a mix between modern and vintage – she loves taking old styles and making them new and fun again. Bev is currently living in gorgeous Carlsbad, CA with her husband, two teenagers, and two cats, which are often more trouble than the two teenagers.