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Project

Carpet Bulletin Board

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Measure the area you want to convert, and order the foot-square tiles to fit.

  2. Step 2

    Use a level to draw a straight line on the wall along the bottom of your bulletin board.

  3. Step 3

    Place the lower center tile, making sure the bottom lines up with your line; staple a brad through each corner, about an inch down and in.

  4. Step 4

    Hang the other tiles, making certain they're level and snug.

Source
Blueprint, Volume 1 2006

Reviews (8)

  • Veridical_Angel 26 Sep, 2010

    Velcro dots doesn't seem very cost effective to me.

  • cmbdtx09 26 Sep, 2010

    I too am wondering how someone attaches items to the carpet. Can someone please advise bboehm and me. Also arent the carpet squares heavy?

  • bboehm 18 Mar, 2009

    I'm probably missing something here. How are you tacking the opjects to the carpet? Wouldn't the tacks just go straight into the wall? Also, I have concrete block walls in my classroom - very hard to hang things on. Could some sort of adhesive work?

  • wheelingbcats 10 Oct, 2008

    I did a similar project, covering a large bulletin board in my preschool classroom. Instead of carpet squares, I used a very inexpensive area carpet about the size of the bulletin board (trimmed to the measurements of the board). We used carpet glue to attach it to the bulletin board and heavy duty staples along the edges. It was so great to attach room decorations, the calendar, ABC's, numbers, children art work, etc. using velcro dots. A very inexpensive and durable idea.

  • sunrisejoy 10 Oct, 2008

    I love this idea and the floor covering itself! As a teacher, I registered our school and the Preschool Room Project I am working on. I expected to pay for samples. I received a comfirmation of my sample order but no payment request. I may receive an invoice later?

  • agthomas57 9 Oct, 2008

    The good news is that the six sample squares in the photo would cost $6. You can also request up to 4 sample squares of a single carpet type/color. However, interfaceflor.com is Flor's commercial site. You must register as a business to order the samples. Samples from Flor.com, the retail site, are 6" x 6", and still cost $1 each.

  • dets 9 Oct, 2008

    Why not just cover a cut piece of Homesote with fabric and nail to wall? I don't like a lot of holes in my walls and I think custom pieces of floor carpet squares might be expensive. Just a thought.

  • jenniferabney 9 Oct, 2008

    This is a great idea! Flor has some awesome colors to choose from. This would be a darling way to fill a wall in a playroom and display your child's artwork in the center of some tiles, and then photographs etc..... in others. It is also a great way to decorate a classroom. It helps keep the sound level down, and it's a great way to pin up letters pictures and other learning tools. Love it!!