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Hi everyone! This is my very first blog post for my new website Artsy Momsy and my very first project for 2015! YAY!
I’ve always wanted to create fabric covered cork board because I do not want a boring cork board in my office and in my craft room. I always go for chic modern look.
Alright, before we start this project make sure that you have all the tools and materials that you will need.
- 14″ x 14″ fabric of your choice. Upholstery fabric will be perfect!
- 12″ x 12″ canvas. This will be your framework.
- 12″ x 12″ Cork Sheet
- Staple Gun and wires
- Glue/ Glue Gun
- Pencil and Ruler
Now that you have everything ready, let’s move on to the first step.
STEP 1: Cut the Fabric
If you are using a fabric with a pattern that demands to be used assymmetrycally, measuring your fabric before cutting it is a must. Find your center, and measure 7″ from your center to top, to bottom and to each sides. See image below:
STEP 2: Glue your 12″ x 12″ Cork Sheet on the canvas.
Make sure to cut excess cork sheets on the side when the glue is dry. You want the fabric to fit perfectly on the canvas.
UPDATE: Glue gun is more effective than using liquid glue.
STEP 3: Now that you have the cork sheet on the canvas, it’s time to cover it with the fabric.
Lay your fabric up side down and put the canvas with the cork sheet over it.
Below are some photos to guide you with the stapling process:
Let’s Start folding the corners. It’s like wrapping a gift 🙂
Yay! How easy is that. We now have a modern chic fabric covered cork board. If you love this and you want to have one now, you can get yours at my Etsy Shop Here.