This little gem courtesy of SCJohnson's "Family Economics" blog (anyone whose motto is "Save money, spend time" gets a Table Tonic plug). The blog intro goes on: "Let's face it: Times are tight and budgets are shrinking. But there are ways to stretch, and even (gasp!) have fun doing it! This blog is about finding ways to get more from every household dollar, and enjoy every precious minute." Which brings me to exhibit A:
"Configure a carpenter's folding ruler into shapes such as a star, crown or monogram initial to create interesting wall decor. Use sticky party/poster tack to connect the ends and keep them from unfolding and hang from a small nail or rest atop a framed mirror or picture."
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