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Clip and Hold

Convert the top half of a bookcase into a message and display center.

Source: Organizing Good Things 2004


  • Bookcase

  • Homasote fiberboard

  • Linen

  • Metal Clips

  • Tension curtain rod


  1. Wrap Homasote fiberboard in a piece of linen, and use this to cover the back surface of the top half of a bookcase.

  2. Use metal clips to hold permission slips, artwork, family photographs, or pen-pal letters.

  3. Place a tension curtain rod across the bottom third of the shelf to hold books in place.

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