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Badge Box Frame

badge frame

I was sorting through my box of ‘things I need to do something with’ at the weekend and realised I should finish this. It’s basically a box frame with some of my favourite badges and enamel pins. One of my general Project Clearout aims is to have the majority of my stuff on display – if you’re going to own cool stuff there’s no point if keeping it in a cupboard! I have another frame too so I might do one with my favourite buttons.

If you fancy having a go, there’s a good tutorial at ish and chi. Being me, I didn’t look anything up beforehand and made it up as I went along. I used felt because I had some sitting around. I still need a bit of styrofoam or padding for the back to keep it all straight but I’m very happy with it.


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