Memories for Mom- DIY Clip Board




A decorative clipboard with images hanging from it. The clipboard is painted in peach, mint and white colors.
A mother is a lovable person who supports you through all life’s moments- good and bad. These moments are what strengthen your bond and make her the amazing woman she is.  This Mother’s Day let her know how much you are thankful for, by making her a personalized clipboard. With this she’ll be able to place all of her favorite pictures, drawings, and recipes in one place, to view with love.
To create this clipboard you will need the following materials:
Wood Boards
Painters Tape
Small Roller or Small Brush
Bulldog clips
Step 1: Paint your wood boards
Use a small paint roller. or brush, to paint the base color of your boards. Allow to dry and apply a second coat if desired.
Paint tray and roller with white paint. A person is painting wood boards. Three long boards and two square boards laid out on a drop cloth with a roller and tray of white paint.
Base coat color: ULTRA PURE WHITE
Step 2: Outline your design
Once the base coat has completely dried, create a customized design on your board with painters tapes.
Person taping off areas of the white board that they will want to keep white. The white boards with painters’ tape on them.
Step 3: Paint design
Paint in your design in the color/s of your choice. I used Fish Pond P440-3 and Indian Sunset M170-5.
Person painting the peach color on the board. Person painting the mint color on the board.
Step 4: Remove tape
Once the paint has dried, carefully remove the painters tape.
Person removing the painter’s tape from the board.
Step 5: Measure and mark your boards
With a ruler, measure and mark on your board where you’d like to place your clips.
Person with ruler and pencil marking off a section on the board.
Step 6: Attach screws
Drill guide holes, then small screws to hang your clips upon.
Drilling a hole in the board. Drilling a hole in the board to fit small screws.
Step 7: Hang clips
Mount your boards on the wall and hang items your mom might like such as photos, drawings, or a Mother’s Day card.
The finished decorative clipboard mounted on a wall with pictures hanging from it.
We wish all the moms out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!
Colorfully yours,
Sha Khezri

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