One of the first projects I've tried after finding the craft blogging community was a "whiteboard" of sorts. I saw the original here at things for boys. Here's her version:
My version is below:
I wanted to add something to keep the dry erase marker attached to the board, so I followed the tutorial here at Michael Ann Made for making a friendship bracelet. I made it about 14 inches long and attached it to the back of the frame simply with some tape. I tied the end to the marker lid with a nice little bow and that was that!