Don't You Want to Display Your Holiday Cards on This DIY Plywood Holder?

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We all love to receive holiday cards from family and friends, but often there's the annual battle of finding a stylish way to display them. They generally end up scattered around the house or worse ... piled in a neglected corner out of sight. This year, showcase your cards on a Scandi-inspired DIY plywood display. It's easy to make and there's nothing to stop you from using it long after the holiday season is over — it doubles up as a great memo board for displaying cute photos and images all year round.

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Things You'll Need

  • Plywood, 22 inches by 32 inches

  • Wooden corner/angle moulding, 1/2 inch by 94 inches

  • Strong glue

  • Hand clamp

  • Hacksaw

  • Mitre box

  • Tape measure

Step 1

Cut a plywood sheet to measure 22 inches by 32 inches (or ask them to cut it to size at your local hardware store). Starting from the top, use a tape measure to mark horizontal lines at 8-inch intervals to indicate where the shelves will sit.

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Step 2

Cut your wooden corner moulding into four lengths each measuring 22 inches long. You can use a mitre box to keep the cut straight.

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Step 3

Run some strong glue along the edge of the moulding — the angled shape will create the shelf that holds the cards.

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Step 4

Glue the moulding onto the lines you marked on the plywood.

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Step 5

Use a clamp to hold the mouldings in place while the glue sets.

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Once dry, you can display your card collection! Simple, minimalist design for your holiday decor.

Image Credit: Caroline Burke
Image Credit: Caroline Burke

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Content creator and brand new mum, Caroline studied fine art before launching her blog burkatron which has been an outlet for her love of DIY and design ever since!

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