Going all-digital for record keeping is a worthy goal, but you're still going to end up needing to keep the odd paper document around (try having kids if you don't believe that). Bulletin boards are useful, but have one big downside: they generally come in cork, cork or cork. The IKEA Hacker blog offers a simple tip for dealing with that decorating challenge: add a layer of fabric to your bulletin board for a not-so-wooden appearance. While the example given uses all IKEA materials, any scrap of fabric and cheapo bulletin board will get you the same results.
Perk Up Your Bulletin Board With Fabric
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