DIY Hand-Printed Fabric Memo Board

DIY Hand Printed Fabric Memo Board
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Does your home office or cubicle need some character? Spice it up with this easy hand-printed fabric memo board that you can easily make yourself with a piece of white material and some fabric paint. Click through to check out the easy tutorial.   

 For this project, you'll create a piece of hand-printed fabric that you will then attach to an existing memo board. It's a great way to customize a boring piece, giving it lots of personality. Continue Reading

10 Cool DIY Decor Projects to Make with Cork!

From memo boards to clocks, cork can be used in a variety of stylish and functional ways in your decor! Here are ten ideas to get you started.       

1. DIY Cork and Leather Hanging Memo Boards

2. DIY Cork and Fabric iPad Case

3. DIY Cork Vases

4. DIY Cork Road Map Memo Board

5. DIY Cork World Map

6. DIY State-Shaped Memo Boards

7. DIY Cork Pencil Holder

8. DIY Cork and Hoop Memo Boards

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Make It: DIY State-Shaped Cork Memo Boards

Show off your hometown pride and stay organized with this fun memo board project!      

Lauren from Brit + Co. recently shared this simple DIY cork board idea that can easily be completed in an afternoon: a few basic materials and a state outline are all you need! And, if you’ve got love for New York, California, or Texas, Brit + Co. has templates you can download for free.

DIY State-Shaped Memo Boards by Brit + Co. Continue Reading

How To: Make Graphic Cork and Leather Hanging Memo Boards

After recently completing our office makeover, I realized I needed somewhere to put all those random little notes and lists and other office-y bits. You know, something people like to call a “memo board”. After looking around, the only options appeared to be giant rectangular boards, emphasis on giant. And rectangular. Since I like to keep things a little quirky (and colorful and covered in pattern), I decided to make my own!       


This is an easy afternoon project for just about any skill level. Continue Reading

Make It: Graphic Bulletin Board Wall Art DIY

created at: 02/19/2013

Form and function and a bold pattern — all wrapped into one? I’ll take it!     

My style soulmate/spirit animal Meg Allan Cole is at it again with this easy DIY decor idea: bulletin board wall art. It’s functional while looking awesome and, most importantly, insanely easy to make! Check out her tutorial for Rue Mag.

How to: Make a DIY Rotating Goal List

created at: 09/18/2012

Most of us seem to work smarter and stay organized by keeping a to-do list. The problem is that the projects are in constant flux, and you set out to achieve one thing only to be derailed by another. Sound familiar? 

So, why shouldn’t our goals shift with us in order of importance? cornflower blue studio says so, and offers this great how-to  to make rotating goal list. See how here:

DIY Rotating Goal List


Make It: Modern DIY Embroidery Hoop Cork Message Boards!

created at: 08/26/2012

These DIY memo board hoops are perfect for craft rooms, home offices, or kids’ rooms! Bonus? They’re super easy to make and completely customizable!    

Obviously, I’m a huge fan of the geometric pattern this version from Handmade Charlotte is sporting, but you could leave them raw or go crazy with whatever painted pattern suits your style. See how right here!

DIY Idea: Perpetual Calendar/Memo Board


Such a clever idea this is! Six steel bars painted wikth punchy colors, numbered magnets, plus seven days of the week and twelve months combine to make a perpetual calendar, which also serves as a memo board. The magnet sheets can be found at any craft store. The bars look like they’d be in the wiring department of your big box home improvement store. And as for the words and numbers, your computer is probably all you’d need.  Continue Reading