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I am getting so close to the end of my craft room makeover madness that I need to show off some of my work.  Plus, this frugal cork board was a perfect snowy day (yes, I said snowy… in April (and yes I live in Canada)) project. Feast your eyes on my new frugal friend.

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I only spent about $4 making this memo board!! Many of the supplies I had on hand.  However, if you had to go out and buy everything you would spend about $20, still, that is a pretty cheap project for a substantial piece of useful wall decor.

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This cork/ magnet combo is perfect for my craft room, loads of space to pin pictures, magazine clippings, and reminders. Plus, the little cups will hold a few tools, and pencils. The cookie sheet was destined for the trash, so I added a bit of fabric and gave it a new life.

I created the stencil for the back piece of meranti by folding a piece of wrapping paper in quarters and free handing the curves. This way when cut out all sides will be equal. Then cut it out with the jig saw.

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 I simply glued magnets on buttons with E6000.

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The wire candle holders and the large clothespins are from the impulse items at Michaels for only 50¢!

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What do you think?  Do you have any trash worthy supplies, that could be made into a pin board? I can’t wait to show you the rest!

Check out a few of my favorite pin board ideas- Cork Board Makeover , Fabric Covered Memo Board, Crib Spring Pin Board

I shared this at: Nifty Thrifty Things, I heart Nap time, Tatertots and Jello, 36th Avenue, Domestically Speaking, Ginger Snap Crafts, Practically Functional, Your Homebased Mom

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15 thoughts on “Frugal Craft Room Cork Board

  1. Claudine

    Love, love, love it! Can you give me the dimensions? It looks quite big. I love how you added the candle holder cups!

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  2. justagirlabby

    You had me at “frugal”! ;) This is totally adorable. I found you at I Heart Nap Time– thanks for sharing!

    ~Abby =)

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  3. Jill

    What a great idea, I must start saving my corks as I would love to make this. Might need to drink quite a bit of wine to get enough though! :)

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  4. Dana

    So creative! I’m not very DIY, but I think I could handle this. Pinning for when I get around to spiffing up my home office – thanks! Visiting from SITS – have a great weekend!

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