It's office month, as you know, and what's more office-y than paperclips?? (A stapler, probably...) We realize you can buy paperclips in bulk, but wouldn't it be cooler to have your own custom paperclips to attach to greeting cards, gift toppers, or those pesky TPS reports*?
I like having painty, mod-pogded hands with chipped fingernails and saw wielding calluses, they make me feel all curbly-ish and like I've been DOING stuff. But girly? Not so much. BUT I reckon a pretty paper clip rose ring would make even my paws look dainty.
This slice of gorgeous was whipped up by
These darling little clips come to us courtesy of Bella Dia, and they couldn't be easier to make. Perfect to use as bookmarks!
I’m not telling who, but let’s just say he is one of my friends. So, in the spirit of things, I’ve decided to keep a look out for ideas which might be of interest to those preparing to walk down the aisle. First up are these absolutely sweet heart-shaped paper clips from the Spoon Sisters. They could be cute in wedding invitations to keep all those important slips of paper–including RSVPs, maps and where-we’re-registered info sheets–neat and...
This is a simple and effective way to tart-up an inexpensive paper lampshade using office supplies.
Decorative paper clips (I found these circle paper clips at Target; 50 for $2.99.)
Small paper punch (Or anything pointy will do.)
Mark shade with pencil at uniform intervals. I spaced my markings 1 inch apart.
Punch holes at markings.
Slip paper clips into holes.
For another office supply alternative, how about...