DIY under $10: unusual cork board


Bulletin boards can be large and take up a lot of space on your walls. If you are looking for a simple and fun way to get the function of a cork board without taking up so much space than this week’s do-it-yourself project is for you.

Although this project cost me $7.98 to do, if you have wine bottle corks that you have saved that would work just fine and save you some more money.

This can also be perfect for a small college dorm room.

Supplies needed

Items I purchased:

• Two bags of decorative corks - $3.99 each at Michael’s Arts and Crafts

Items I already had:

• E6000 Industrial Strength Adhesive (found at your arts and crafts store)

Directions

1. Take your adhesive and place a dollop the side of the cork. Glue your cork together in a long strip. Make sure to do this on a flat surface so that your cork board will lay flat against the wall.

2. Let everything dry completely and hang up all your photos, notes and reminders using regular thumb tacks.

Tip: Don’t have industrial strength adhesive? You can use glue sticks and a glue gun to adhere your corks together. You can also spray paint the cork to customize the cork to fit in with any room style.


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