DIY – Make a Painted Doily Cork Board

DIY - Make a Painted Doily Cork Board

 You may recall last week when I posted the Mod Melts Thumb Tack Tutorial, that I mentioned that I would be sharing how I created the Lace Doily Cork Board, that I used to display the tacks. It only took a few minutes to make and it looks cute hanging on wall in a home office or craft room. 

DIY - Make a Painted Doily Cork Board
 Once again I used my Martha Stewart Silkscreen Adhesives from Plaid. I picked the cork boards up at Ikea, you get three in a package, so you could make a couple for some friends too! I can’t remember the price, but they were very inexpensive!
1) Round Cork Board (I got mine at Ikea)
2) Martha Stewart Silkscreen Adhesive (I used Doily Lace)
3) Sponge Pouncer Brush
4) Craft Paint

DIY - Make a Painted Doily Cork Board

Step 1) I painted the Cork Board gray to start with, I wanted a rustic look, so I let bits of the cork show through. Then once the paint was dry, I applied the Silkscreen Adhesive. And when I say applied, I mean I stuck it to the top. Easy, since it comes already sticky!

 Step 2) Using the foam pouncer I applied some white craft paint over the Silkscreen. Make sure you pull it off as you as you are done painting it, and wash the Silkscreen out right away, so that you can use it again!

Mod Melts Doily Cork Board

That’s pretty much it … I told you it was easy! If you make the Mod Melt Thumb Tacks to go with it, you’ll have a nice little gift for someone!

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  1. I love this idea, Karen! I’m partial to vintage doilies and it looks so easy I think I’m going to have to try it. Nice job!


  2. How could I have lived this long without knowing about Martha’s Silkscreen Adhesives?!? I love the doily look on your corkboard… you are so clever, Karen! xoxo

  3. How cute it that!!
    Marie@Interior Frugalista

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