These instructions offer a simple, step by step guideline on how to create your own picture ribbon board. Picture ribbon boards are commonly used to display pictures, but can also be used to display greeting cards, ticket stubs, little posters, or a combination of everything into a collage. Picture ribbon boards can be hung on a wall or set up on a table. They can also be designed in a variety of ways. The fabric and ribbon you choose is up to you. The different combinations can be based off of your school colors, favorite sports team, or to match present decor in a room. Creating your picture ribbon board will take you approximately an hour and materials should be purchased or gathered ahead of time. You don't need technical ability to complete this project, just creativity. In a short while, the picture ribbon board will be completed, and you will have a creative picture holder to display your pictures.

Step 1: Supplies

Staple Gun
Pen or Marker (not shown in picture)
Measuring Tape (not shown in picture)
2' x 2' 1/2 thick plywood (one side finished Burch) or any 2' by 2' sturdy light board
40 PC Thumbtacks (any finish or design)
8/9" x 19' Ribbon (any color or colors)
48" x 37" Batting
36" x 36" Fabric (any color or print)
I have made several of these!! The instructions are great and they've turned out perfect!! Every one I've made them for has loved them and they now decorate my home!! Only thing I do different is I use decorative nails instead of tacks!! I just finished another one for my youngest daughter who begged for one for her coming birthday!!
<p>Thanks so much for posting this! Can you tell me what thickness of batting you used? I like how yours looks plush, but I don't want to go so thick that the thumbtacks won't stay in. Thank you!</p>
<p>Great Instructable. </p><p>Easy to follow steps, some handy tips. It turned out great!!</p><p>Just a few things to note:</p><p>Not sure what thickness of batting you used, but i was kind of overwhelmed by choice in the store and got 1/8&quot;. On reflection 1/4 or more would've been better.</p><p>I only ended up using around 17' of ribbon, it came on an 18' roll which was nice.</p><p>I only ended up using only 12 thumb tacks ( i used decorative nails instead for the white color)</p>

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