Another Pinterest project completed. My inspiration ...
BEFORE: My kitchen wall with plain, boring bulletin board to hold the kids' art.
Bulletin board removed. Wall taped for dear hubby to hang 6 12x12 frames. (Sadly, my kitchen wall looked like this for about 3 weeks before we got the pictures hung.)
12x12 cork boards went in 3 of the frames.
The other 3 frames hold a menu board (from my original inspiration), a shopping list board and a family photo with scripture. All of the "photos" were created on Photoshop Elements 7.0 and printed at Costco for $2.99/print.
AFTER: here is the message center in use. I love it! I attached the dry erase marker above the "menu plan" board with a velcro dot. I also used a velcro dot on the bottom center of each frame to hold the frame in place. Otherwise, I might drive myself crazy trying to keep these frames all lined up.
6 - 12x12 frames with glass. (These were $5/each at Hobby Lobby on sale.)
3 - 12x12 cork board. (Approximately $5 for 4 at Hobby Lobby.)
3 - 12x12 prints or pieces of scrapbook paper (this step can totally be done without Photoshop)
dry erase marker
Total cost = $45 (does not include marker and velcro dots that I already had but that cost is minimal)