March 2, 2012

3D Cork Board Tutorial!

My mom is always giving me great craft supplies. A while ago she gave me some peel and stick cork paper and a few days ago she gave me some cork boards that she never got around to using. I just knew they were meant for each other! :O) So I thought it would be fun to make a 3D flower pin board. Fun!

And so easy! Just cut and stick. You probably already have a cork board lying around. But I thought cork paper would be hard to find. But then I discovered that you can buy cork shelving liner at Lowe's, Walmart,! You could make all kinds of designs with that.

(Click the photos to get to actual size pieces.)

  • Print out the pattern pieces (or free-hand your own) and cut out 4 of each size. 
  • Then peel off the backing and lay them on your cork board, beginning with the largest petals. 
  • Finish it off with a small circle in the middle.

Ta-da! A new pin board. 

I use it in my craft room as my real-life Pinterest board. :o) 'Cause sometimes you find inspiring things that aren't on someone's website. 

I also keep track of cute little snippets with clothes pins and this little piece of doweling: 

Don't like flowery stuff? Try cutting out the letters of your last name, or a word (like "LEARN" in the kids' school room) or just make polka-dots! There are tons of fun things you could do. :o) Have fun!!

I hope everyone has a great weekend!

Love you so much. 


  1. That's awesome! I love the way you have your "real-life inspiration" area set up.

    Jessica @ Diary of a Beautiful Soul

  2. What a fabulous idea! I love it so much!

  3. Such a creative and subtle girly touch to your room. What a fabulous idea!

  4. This is so cute! The flower looks adorable. Thanks for the tutorial.

    Have a nice day


  5. What a neat idea! It looks so trendy.

  6. Wonderful! I love your ideas :)

    Do you know a while ago I have also sewn your butterfly pillow?

    Look, it's here:

    Thank you very much:)

  7. Love this idea, makes a cork pin board much more interesting. Keep the posts coming Disney. you know we love 'em.

  8. Such a great idea!! Thanks for sharing (^_^)

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  10. Such a good idea Disney I will be makign one a.s.a.p!

    I would love it if you could take a look at my blog....

    Becky xx

  11. So cute! I love what you came up with! Thanx for sharing!


  12. What a cute idea! Love the inspiration snippets too :)

  13. That is really cute. I love how it gives a little dimension and class to something that could be boring! :)

  14. Such a great idea - I esp love it because sometimes cheap cork boards aren't deep enough for an entire pushpin. Thanks, Disney, this is a little spark of genius!

  15. This is such a cute idea. I love the flower!

  16. Love this! it's amazing how layering the flower changes the look sooo much!! thank you for sharing! Bonnie :)

  17. Oh my!! That's so fantastic!!!! I'm definitely doing this for my daughter's room, she'll love it!! :) You are so smart!!

  18. awwww! we love you too, Disney! :-)


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