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.
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.
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.
I simply glued magnets on buttons with E6000.
The wire candle holders and the large clothespins are from the impulse items at Michaels for only 50¢!
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
Love, love, love it! Can you give me the dimensions? It looks quite big. I love how you added the candle holder cups!
Thanks Claudine, It is about 2′ wide and 3′ long. Substantial, it fills the wall really well!
You had me at “frugal”! 😉 This is totally adorable. I found you at I Heart Nap Time– thanks for sharing!
This board is so cool! Very creative. I love the button/magnets.
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Kerrie @ Family Food and Travel says
What a fantastic diy project.
Looks great and so functional.
Thanks for sharing!
This is so unique!
Oh yay! I’m so happy I came across this. I’ve been putting my corks away in order to do something like this. Perfect.
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! 🙂
I don’t really see an issue with that, everyone needs a challenge! lol
Hollie Pollard says
Love this idea, and definitely have to pin it! I am a frugal crafter so love the inspiration.
Samantha @ Blissful Domesticity says
What a great idea! I love it. The wine corks are my favourite part.
Christina @ The DIY Mommy says
This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the shape of it and all of the different materials you used.
Carla Young says
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!