How to Make an Embroidery Hoop Cork Board

by DIY Maven

How to Make an Embroidery Hoop Cork Board

Turning a lowly wooden embroidery hoop into a cute cork board couldn’t be easier. Not with Sweet Jessie’s tutorial, anyway.

Stuff you’ll need:

  • 1 wooden embroidery hoop
  • cork board a pencil
  • sharp craft knife or drywall saw
  • upholstery-weight fabric
  • picture-hanger with teeth and a nail
  • hammer
  • staple gun
  • glue gun and glue sticks


Stuff you’ll do:

Head on over to Sweet Jessie for a sweet how-to. Via Casa Sugar.

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DIY Circle Wall Appliques

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DIY Circle Wall Appliques

Have you seen these circle wall appliques? Basically, they’re circles with sticky backs that you apply to walls for a fabulous custom collage effect. The pre-primed wooden circles are sold in packages of 8 of varying sizes for 42 bucks.

For a very inexpensive DIY alternative, how about buying wooden embroidery hoops; prime and paint the inner hoops and then stick them on the wall with a bit of sticky back foam tape? I’d probably fill any small...

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