Q: I have these illustrated vintage-looking ABC cards that I'd like to display somehow in my son's nursery. They were reproduced from a 1940s French children's book and many of the corresponding words are quite obscure (S is for "scaphandrier"--or deep sea diver), which is part of what I like about them. My initial idea was to spell out his name, Simon, by clipping the cards with wooden laundry pins to a wire or twine along the wall. Do you have any similar DIY projects archived? Or could anyone suggest a creative alternative for displaying them? Ideally I'd like to do something where the cards are interchangeable so that he can eventually play with them and pin up his own words.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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