If you’re a true Recessionista, you know the benefits of repurposing. This month’s project, then, is tailor-made for you. What was once an old tray now becomes a kitschy—yet chic—bulletin board, complete with magnets, for all your last-minute reminders. The best part? It’s almost embarrassingly easy.—Caite White
Materials: One metal tray (found at Goodwill or a local thrift store); super glue; saw tooth picture hanger; nail.
Glue picture hanger to the back of the tray.
Hammer a nail into the wall.
Hang the tray on the nail.
Materials: Three big buttons; super glue; small, round magnets (found at any craft store).
Glue button onto a magnet.