Office Accessories: Patterned DIY Magnetic Board

DIY Magnetic Board — Perfect for back to school or your office, make this Patterned DIY Magnetic Board for any age group because everyone needs some organization in their life!

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

 

I’ve had a lot of people ask about the polka dot board that was in this post. It was originally created for the Ikea Back to School DIY series that I taught in Houston.

So I’m going to answer everyone’s questions right now! This Patterned DIY Magnetic Board is actually really easy to make!

You can use the same tutorial for cork boards as well. Just post your thumbtacks right through the fabric.

Perfect for back to school or you office, you can make this Patterned DIY Magnetic Board for any age group you want depending on what fabric you choose!

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

Materials Needed To Make A DIY Magnetic Board

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

How To Make A DIY Magnetic Board

1 —  Make sure you have just enough fabric laid out to cover the board with about 3 extra inches on all borders. It’s ideal to iron the fabric beforehand.

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

2 — Spray the back edges with glue.

Then, fold the remainder of the fabric over the back, neatly folding the corners so that no fabric hangs over the edge.

Trim any excess fabric away as well.

DIY patterned magnetic board by Sugar & Cloth

Now you’re all set to organize your bits and pieces into one cute place! I even glued magnet dots to the back of paper flowers and a sewn envelope to add a little dimension to my board.

4 thoughts on “Office Accessories: Patterned DIY Magnetic Board”

  1. it’s always so amazing when i see simple DIYs like this and think, “how did i not already think of this?!” i guess it’s just better to leave it to creative geniuses like you ;) very cute! love the addition of magnetic dots and envelope.

    xo, http://www.lilyonfillmore.com

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