Creativity is always a leap of faith. You’re faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage. – Julia Cameron
I have been working on my vision boards. I keep them simple using foam core boards from the Dollar Store. However, I grew tired of them sitting on the floor in the corner and falling over. I decided I needed a couple of easels to put them on, so I consulted my go to idea place, Pinterest.
All I needed were three boards, a hinge and something to rest the pictures on. I was pretty sure I had all I needed in my stash of reclaimed materials and hardware. As I was letting the idea percolate, I spotted an old TV stand that had belonged to my husband’s grandmother. We used it for a number of years as a TV stand, but those days were gone. The stand was was collecting dust looking for a new life.
Easels Made Easy
As I looked it over, I realized it had all of the elements I needed to make two nice wood easels. No cutting needed. I used every part of the stand except the shelf that was below where the TV sat. The shelf will no doubt find a new home in another project.