Curbside Corkboard Upcycle

corkboard

Don’t you love a good curbside find? Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs spotted a discarded corkboard and says, “As soon as I saw this baby, I knew with the right makeover she would be perfect for my oldest son’s bedroom.” The final result is a “soaring” success!

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Back to School Bulletin Board Spruce Up

Lovely Etc. bulletin board before

Over at Lovely Etc., Carrie is getting ready to go back to school.  She’s a school counselor with a very small, very unlovely office.  Before school starts, Carrie decided to transform the school castoffs that make up her office and brighten things up a bit.

Lovely Etc. bulletin board before

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An Old Mirror Literally Gets Pinned

Craft Test Dummies pin board before

“I found a grody old cheval mirror on the tree lawn a few months back,” says Jenny of Craft Test Dummies.  After taking some time to consider what to do with this free find, she decided to turn it into a pin board.

Craft Test Dummies pin board before

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Fabric Covered Bulletin Board

curbside bulletin board

This bulletin board shows just how skilled the ladies over at Namely Original are at bringing new life to old, discarded items. Julia had been looking for a new cork board, but her mom was not too excited about forking over the money. Therefore, she found a more budget-friendly option in this curbside find.

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Corkboard Calendar

Inspiration Cafe corkboard before

Over at Inspiration Cafe, Sherry tells us that she got this plain corkboard for free when she was shopping at a garage sale.  She brought it home and turned it into the perfect calendar and organization station for her family.

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Ceiling Tile Magnet Board

As a member of the preservation committee for her city, Jean from The Backyard Bungalow often gets a first glimpse of historic materials up for donation. She could barely contain her excitement when a huge stockpile of tin ceiling tile from the old Sears building was donated. You can bet Jean was sure to snatch {…Read More…}

Framed Message Board

Heidi from My Beautiful Mess snatched up this ugly and outdated topiary art print from her mom’s Goodwill pile. Although Heidi had never liked the “foofy schmoofy” art, the frame had some serious potential. Heidi repainted the frame and then replaced the art with corkboard tiles and fabric. Bye bye topiary print! The once disliked {…Read More…}