Today on the blog we are getting crafty! A few years ago I remember scrolling through Pinterest and seeing all the crafts you could make out of old Lilly Pulitzer agenda pages. At this point in time, I was obsessed with Lilly Pulitzer and wanted everything I owned to be one of the signature vibrant prints. I knew I wanted to try and make a Lilly Pulitzer craft, but never got around to it until today! In today’s blogpost I will give step-by-step directions on how to make your very own Lilly Pulitzer Clipboard.
What You’ll Need:
- One Wooden Clipboard
- Mod Podge
- Foam Brush
- Old Lilly Pulitzer Agenda Pages
- A Pencil
Step One: PAGES
Once you have all of your supplies, take the Lilly Pulitzer Agenda and rip out any printed pages that you would like to use on the clipboard. I suggest choosing a variety so you won’t have to repeat prints as frequently! (I ended up using six different prints)
Step Two: STENCIL
Now find a scrap piece of paper or a piece of your agenda which you will not want to use on your clipboard. Take the piece of paper and cut a square which is about 2.5 in x 2.5 in. On the clipboard, you will be layering the squares four to a row.
Step Three: TRACE and CUT
Take one of the pages which you ripped out of the agenda in step one. We will now begin tracing the squares. Flip the page over and place the stencil where you want to cut. (We are flipping the page over so no pencil lines are shown on our squares). Now trace around the stencil! When you remove the stencil, you should have a square drawn the same size as the stencil. Now follow the lines you drew and carefully cut the square out.
Step Four: PLANNING
Repeat step three until you have 16 squares, two of which are rounded corners. Once you have all of your squares, I suggest planning where you want each of the squares to lay on the clipboard. I took a photo of my plans and used it for guidance while I glued down the pieces.
Step Five: MOD PODGE
Now that you have your plans, it’s time to bring out the Mod Podge. Dip the foam brush into the Mod Podge and spread an evenly thin layer across the clipboard where the square will lay. You can then carefully place the square on top of the Mod Podge and use your hands to smooth out any air bubbles or creases. Follow this step until you have placed all 16 squares on the clipboard!
Step Six: DRY
Once all 16 squares are glued on the clipboard, take the foam brush and paint a thin layer of Mod Podge over the top of the squares. Make sure to Mod Podge the sides of the paper that might fold over on the edges of the clipboard. After the Mod Podge is all over the clipboard, let it dry for about two hours.
That concludes this DIY Lilly Pulitzer Clipboard blogpost! Hopefully you found this blogpost easy to follow and enjoyed making your clipboard. Thank you for reading and follow along so you don’t miss a post!