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Maria Provenzano shares a homemade gift perfect for helping teachers stay organized in style.

MATERIALS:

  • Craft wood plaque
  • Clothespins or bull clips
  • E6000 or super glue

To Create The Scrapbook Paper Version:

  • Scrapbook paper
  • Decoupage
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors or X-Acto knife

To Create The Stained Version:

  • Stain in desired color
  • Rags

INSTRUCTIONS:

To Create The Scrapbook Paper Version:

  1. Align one corner of the scrapbook paper to one top corner of the plaque and use a fingernail or ruler to crease along the paper along each edge.
  2. Cut the paper to size for the plaque.
  3. Paint decoupage onto the plaque where you are adhering the paper.
  4. Place the paper and smooth with hands.
  5. Seal the paper and front edges onto the plaque by painting decoupage on. Allow to dry.
  6. Attach the clips or clothespins at the top of the board with a strong glue like E6000 or superglue.
  7. Allow the glue to set for 24 hours before use and enjoy!

To Create The Stained Version:

  1. Stain the wood with a rag. Allow to dry.
  2. Attach the clips or clothespins at the top of the board with strong glue like E6000 or superglue.
  3. Allow the glue to set for 24 hours before use and enjoy!