Since I've been soooo anxious to do something crafty, I put together these cute little clipboards last night. They were quick & easy - just what I was looking for!
It all started when I was looking for something in my closet yesterday. I found these two old mini-clipboards that our kids took to church with paper & colored pencils when they were younger & had a hard time sitting for an hour!
I have also been wanting to put together a pre-printed grocery "shopping list" that I can use. Hmmmm....sounds like an idea is forming!
So here's how I did it:
Wood Clipboard (any size)
Mod Podge & foam brush
Fabric flowers (optional!)
First I cut the scrapbook paper. My clipboards are 9" x 6", so I cut the paper just a little smaller than that. I also used my scrapbook corner rounder to round the edges:
So that the clip part wasn't in my way while I worked with the Mod Podge, I took a paperclip & looped it through the holes to keep the clip "open":
Then I painted the clipboard with a coat of Mod Podge. With me so far?
Next, I centered the scrapbook paper onto the clipboard and painted another coat of Mod Podge over the top:
There WILL be air bubbles under the paper at this step - don't be afraid to smooth them out & paint some more!
After everything dried (I let them sit overnight), I added a fabric flower to one (for a tutorial, click here) and a ribbon to the other.
All ready for the grocery list!
By the way, I edited all these pictures with PicMonkey and I have to say....I like it...A LOT!! If you are a Picnik user and are looking for something new, PicMonkey is a great alternative. Very similar. Simple and easy to use. Just what I was hoping for!
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