DIY Chevron Corkboard
You know I love a good DIY, right? Well I have a ridiculously easy one that I am a little bit in love with.
I have a corkboard that has followed me around since I think I was in high school. Now that I’m supposed to be an adult and all, I decided to step up the look of the corkboard. Enter DIY-ville.
For paint you will need an acrylic base. I used Martha Stewart acrylic craft paint in Pearl (Mother of Pearl) and Metallic (Florentine Gold). I used a sponge brush to spot paint. Any foam brush should work though.
Tape the frame so the wood doesn’t get any paint on it:
Using your first paint colour, use the sponge to paint a solid layer across the entire corkboard.
It took about three layers of paint until I was happy with the base colour. Let completely dry before going to the next step.
Now comes the most complicated part of this project (and it’s not as complicated as it seems). For the chevron pattern, I used painter’s tape to mark where to paint. I measured the width into thirds to identify where the points should all be. Once I had the first row done, I sort of guestimated the distance between the remaining rows of tape. As long as your points all match up, you should be fine (I also used the width of the tape role as a sort-of guideline).
Using the same painting technique, paint between the tape with the 2nd colour.
And the final product!
Are you still loving the chevron pattern too?