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Empty frames are easily transformed into mini bulletin boards!
Empty frames are usually very cheap at thrift stores and hobby shops. I bought a few without knowing what I was going to do with them, and after I discovered this quick transformation I have made multiple bulletin boards!

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  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your empty frame ready (if you want to paint it, now would be the right time).

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 2
    Step 2

    Trace the inside of your frame on a scrap of plywood.

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use a saw to cut the plywood along your measured line.

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 4
    Step 4

    Trace the cork using the plywood as a guide. Then cut the cork using your Exacto knife.

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 5
    Step 5

    Using Gorilla Glue, glue the cork to the plywood. Clamp the cork and wood together and let it sit overnight. If you don't have clamps, you can rest heavy books on top.

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 6
    Step 6

    After the glue dries, staple the plywood/cork combo to the frame.

  • How to make a corkboard. Diy Corkboard Out Of An Empty Frame - Step 7
    Step 7

    Use pushpins to hang anything you like on your new bulletin board!

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