Two Peas in a Pod has another tutorial to share with you today. In this tutorial we are showing you how to make a DIY shell cork board.
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Making a framed cork board / bulletin board came to mind. I picked up some fabric and foam core at Hobby Lobby, then grabbed a can of Heirloom White spray paint from Home Depot.
First step was to disassemble them.
Once the mirrors were removed from the frames, I traced the outline of the opening on to a form core board. (I could have traced the mirrors, but that just occurred to me at this very moment! Duh!)
After I had the opening traced, I took the frames outside for several coats of Heirloom White spray paint.
I used an Xacto knife and my sewing straight edge to cut out the foam core.
Next I glued on cork board to the front of the form core, using E6000 glue as the adhesive.
Once the glue was dried. I trimmed the cork board to the size of the foam core board.
The final step was wrapping the foam core/cork board in fabric. I cut the fabric a couple of inches bigger than the foam core then folded over the edge and stapled it together. I also used hot glue to the edge of the seams for extra hold. Then I hinged the two frames back together. Done!
Correction… I used freezer paper for this project, not wax paper. Sorry!
Did you know you can iron fabric to freezer paper and send it through the printer? It’s like magic! Yes, I’m easily amused. But this is such an easy thing to do and the possibilities are endless!
We live in a lake area, so I wanted to make a printed burlap pillow with the name of our lake on it. Clean and simple. Just white fabric and some natural colored burlap.
After cutting out the freezer paper and the burlap to 8 1/2 x 11, I pinned the pieces together. Make sure the shiny side of the wax paper is facing your fabric (burlap in my case). Starting at the top, I slowly ironed the burlap and wax paper together.