October 18, 2013

We all know how wedding “to-do lists” can quickly get out of hand… especially if you are doing things yourself. So, why not make a darling wedding clipboard and print out our fun + free to-do lists to keep all your tasks organized! It’s always more fun to cross off pending to-do’s when your list is super cute!

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SUPPLIES:

  • clipboard
  • fun scrapbooking paper
  • paper trimmer
  • Glue Dots
  • thumbtack
  • screw driver
  • corner rounder
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage glue in Gloss finish
  • Martha Stewart Crafts glitter in your favorite shade
  • Martha Stewart Crafts paint pouncer and paint brush
  • our FREE printable below

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I’ve designed four free wedding to-do list’s for you below!

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Click on your favorite design below to print for FREE!

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To embellish your clipboard, start by removing the spring clamp. Be careful, it’s tight!

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Trace your clipboard about an inch too short so that part of the board will show as a border. Using scissors or a paper trimmer, cut your scrapbook paper to fit your clipboard.

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Using a corner rounder, round the corners. Then add Glue Dots around the edge of the backside of the paper…

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..firmly press the paper to your clipboard!

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To easily copy the holes in the clipboard to your paper, use a thumbtack to pierce the paper and then widen the hole by wiggling it around to fit the screw.

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Now to embellish the clamp! Apply a coat of MSC decoupage glue with a foam pouncer. The pouncer leaves an even coat of glue for the glitter to adhere to.

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Cover the glued area with your favorite shade of glitter! Let it dry for one hour. Lighter shades of glitter might require two coats. Repeat the steps above as needed.

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To seal your glitter, apply one coat of MSC decoupage glue over the fully dried coat of glitter. This way you won’t loose one sparkle! Let dry for one hour.

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Once your glittery clamp is fully dry you need to screw it back onto the board.

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This step can be buggy, because you are working against the force of the spring clamp. **Crafters Tip: put your screws threw the holes first to make sure the holes are big enough and have someone help you hold it if need be.

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See how much fun making to-do lists can be!

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You can use these super cute clipboards after your wedding for all types of things from honey do’s to shopping lists… is it just me that loves making to-do lists or do you as well??

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As with all our DIY tutorials, if you create one of our projects please send us a picture or a trackback – We Love Seeing Your Creativity! If you use Instagram or Twitter please share using the hashtag #SomethingTurquoiseDIY. Happy Crafting!

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Photography: Studio 11 Weddings // DIY tutorial by: Jen | Something Turquoise // Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage glue, glitter (in: graphite and amethyst), paper trimmer, foam pouncer and paint brush: Editors at Martha Stewart // Glue Dots, Clipboard, Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper: Michaels // beautiful scrapbook papers (grandpa + family roots) from my fav: My Mind’s Eye // fonts used: 1: Mission Script, 2: American Typewritter, 3: CAC Champagne, 4: Janda Celebration Script (all free and can be found here) // nail polish: OPI – Glitzerland

2 Responses to “DIY | Wedding To-do List Clipboard”

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  2. Cheryl Seese says:

    Where do you find a clipboard that unscrews? Thank you so much for your help on this. I’m really struggling. This is a great project!

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