Expressing creativity through simple and sustainable handmade crafts is a productive and positive way to relax after long hours of working from home. Rebecca Snowden, Interior Style Advisor at FurnitureChoice.co.uk, shares an eco-friendly DIY that is easy, enjoyable and impactful.
For this memo board, each tile will have its own unique look. Start by spraying your first corkboard with magnetic chalkboard paint.
Take your second and third boards and paint it in the colours of your choice. We chose sunshine yellow and sleek grey for ours.
For your fourth board, wrap and tie two pieces of string around it.
Measure a piece of wrapping paper to partly cover your fifth board. Then fold and secure it down with tape at the back of the board.
For your sixth board, cover it in a fabric of your choice, then secure it with tape at the back. We picked corduroy for this one.
Once all your boards are done, lay them all face down on their backs. Make sure each board fits snugly together before taping them in place.
If you want to give your board more support, use a piece of cardboard to cover the entire back of the board then keep it in place with glue or double-sided tape.
Cut a string the same length of your board and secure it at both ends with tape.
Cover your craft pegs in washi tape to make it stand out.
Now it’s time for you to hang the board on the wall! Use a hanging strip to keep it in place.
Decorate your boards with whatever you fancy. We chose a dinosaur theme for ours.
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