Homegoods usually has a great supply of
these wonderful hinged shadowboxes:
They're perfect for people who like to change up
home decor on a whim, because they have a
background suitable for pinning your photos
and whatever else you want to put in there.
I found this pretty French Country style
box on my last trip to Homegoods and decided
to make up a little something to go by the front door.
Gather up a family photo,
a "welcome home" sign and
a few other decorative crafty things
like scrapbooking supplies and
a vintage printers block:
I hand embroidered my own welcome home sign,
with scrap fabric and a little oval wooden
Write out your message on the fabric
and use a split stitch or backstitch to embroider
right over your words:
For pinning the photos and other items, make
cute little pennants from straight pins and
Sandwich the pin in between the fold of the tape
and trim the edge:
The pins with little pearls on the ends are
Arrange all your things inside and shut the door.
So quick and easy, and very sweet to
come home to.
Have a great weekend!