DIY clipboard & glitter clips

Today I have a fun and simple tutorial to share. These DIY clipboards and glitter clips would make the perfect holiday gift.

I wanted a place to hang all my cute printables I find and thought this would be the perfect solution. Now that I’ve made one, I can’t wait to make a whole collage! These clipboards were really simple to make and would be fun a craft to make with some girl friends. You know I love a good craft night. ;)

DIY clipboard and glitter clips on iheartnaptime.com ...perfect for hanging up printables and quotes!

Supplies needed:

  • 12×10 wooden board -finished or unfinished edge
  • paint (color of choice)
  • paint brush
  • binder clip
  • decoupage
  • glitter (color of choice)
  • e-6000 glue

Instructions:

The first thing you’re going to do is paint your board. Give it two coats of paint and then set it aside to fully dry.

painting a board

Next you’re going to tape off the metal part on your binder clip and then paint on the decoupage to the front side. Then you’ll dump some glitter on top (it’s smart to do this on a paper plate) and then allow to dry. Shake off any excess glitter.

DIY clipboard and glitter clips on iheartnaptime.com ...perfect for hanging up printables and quotes!

Once the board and clip are dry, you can attach your clip to the board with your E-6000 glue. Hot glue would work as well, just may not be as strong.

DIY clipboard and glitter clips on iheartnaptime.com ...perfect for hanging up printables and quotes!

Now clip up your favorite pictures and quotes. I found this cute printable on The 36th Avenue. She offered it in our Thanksgiving printable blog hop. Love it so much!

DIY clipboard and glitter clips on iheartnaptime.com ...perfect for hanging up printables and quotes!

I can’t wait to decorate this board with a new quote for each holiday. It’s now hanging up in my studio! Can’t wait to show you more. :D

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Comments

  1. Steph @ Crafting in the Rain posted on November 10, 2013 at 8:33 pm (#
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    I have a million of those little binder clips…I must make them sparkle! :)

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  2. Barbara Bradford posted on November 11, 2013 at 9:36 am (#
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    I so love this… I print out tons of printable quotes and then they just sit there… What a great way to display them….

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  3. Dawnelle posted on November 11, 2013 at 10:32 pm (#
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    Cute idea!! Where did you get the board and how much? I am looking for it to have finished edges. Thanks

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    • Jamielyn replied on November 14th, 2013 at 11:45 am

      I found mine at Hobby Lobby and I think it was around $3-4!

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  4. Jessica posted on November 15, 2013 at 3:42 am (#
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    Oh, this is such a great idea! I’ll try to make a clipboard like this, I just have to print some favourites quotes!

    End of tenancy cleaners

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    • Jamielyn replied on November 17th, 2013 at 3:50 pm

      I love my clipboard, it’s nice to finally have a cute place to hang quotes and printables!

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  5. Judy Mazzari posted on January 5, 2014 at 11:26 pm (#
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    those are sooooo cute

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    • Jamielyn replied on January 8th, 2014 at 2:46 pm

      Thank you Judy!! :)

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  6. NATALIE posted on October 15, 2014 at 1:20 pm (#
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    What brand and paint color did you use to paint your board? Its beautiful all together! Great presents for the sister in-laws :)

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