Wood Furniture - If the surface is already painted or varnished, remove dirt or wax buildup with a household cleaner and rinse. Sand rough areas and wipe away dust with a tack cloth. Apply two coats of stain-blocking primer and allow it to dry between coats. Roll or brush on two coats of latex paint in the direction of the wood grain. Use a brush to finish the surface with smooth strokes.
10 Lovely Homes that Display their Children's Artwork Proudly
I am always looking for new and fun ways to display my kids art. If your kids are anything like mine, they produce artwork faster than I can hang it up. I love the work taped up on the wooden wall. I have a beautiful wooden wall in my studio and this would be a great use for it. 10 Lovely Homes that Display their Childrens Artwork Proudly - Apartment Therapy Main
Make one for each child and then add hanging folders that say "Pre-K through 12th grade" save things that come home during each school year (report cards, drawings, certificates, good grades, etc.) Love this idea