Create this Pin-Worthy Cork Board from an Old Picture Frame

Before there was Pinterest, there was the pin board—and I still love a bulletin board to collect inspiration, notes, (printed out!) photos and ticket stubs. I’ve seen a few at retail stores for $50 and up, but forget that: This method is basically free if you already have and old frame and some paint for another decorating project—all you have to do is get $5 worth of cork to pop into this Pin-worthy project.

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DIY Framed Cork Board

Framed Cork Board

You will need

  • vintage or new picture frame
  • craft paint
  • rolled or flat cork pieces
  • piece of corrugated cardboard
  • craft glue

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Method

  • Remove all parts of picture frame leaving just an empty frame.
  • Paint frame with craft paint in desired color.
  • Using glass from frame measure and cut piece of cork and piece of cardboard to fit into frame.
  • Line border of cork piece with glue and glue cork piece to cardboard.
  • Place finished cork piece inside frame, secure, and hang.
DIY Cork Board
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