Bragging Rights Picture Board
If you know anyone who enjoys showing off their kids, grandkids or pets, a bragging board is a great gift.
Find a thin piece of board and sand it to rough it up a little, then apply stain or paint, and let it dry.
Add large stickers or rub-ons to spell out a saying of your choice. Or, if you have a die-cutting machine, make your own letters on cardstock, and then glue them to the board with a thin layer of découpage, and allow the letters to dry. Once all the letters have been glued down, give the whole board a thin coat of découpage to seal everything. Let it dry completely.
Using a hot glue gun or wood glue, attach small clothespins — which you’ve either decorated with scrapbook embellishments or bought already decorated — to the bottom. Now attach hardware to back of the board so you can hang it on the wall.
Looking for more projects? See Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas.
Coffeyville, Kansas, Holds Annual Rodeo and Fair
A woman recalls the joys of attending the county fair in Coffeyville, Kansas, including a rodeo and being able to boast bragging rights for her winning recipe for chocolate chip cookies.