DIY To Try: Inspirational Boards

Written by on March 12, 2013 in DIY, Lifestyle - 6 Comments
DIY To Try: Inspiration Boards

We’re the first to admit to having a serious addiction to Pinterest, but unfortunately there’s no “Pin It” button for those real life moments when a magazine ad or swatch of fabric captures our attention. Inspiration bulletin boards are a great way to visually celebrate those everyday “aha!” moments and allow them to stay within easy reach. Looking to create your own inspiration board at home? We’ve gathered 5 adorable do-it-yourself options that will allow you to curate ideas for your next big project at the push of a (physical) pin.


Written By: Carrie Waller of Dream Green DIY.

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  • Interior and textile designer Caitlin Wilson displays her daily inspiration on an oversized board wrapped in linen. By keeping it simple, she lets the colors and patterns steal the show. (image)

  • Turn your favorite notes, cards and tear sheets into instant focal points by pinning them to a piece of cork glued inside a colorful vintage frame. (image)

  • Don’t like the idea of constraining your inspiration? Let it all hang loosely from wooden clothespins glued or tacked across the wall, like designer Leah Duncan did here at a booth event in Texas. (image)



  • Put those magnets clogging your refrigerator door to better use by framing an inexpensive piece of decorative metal grating and hanging it in your office. (image)

  • Utilize an entire wall for creative brainstorming by painting it with black chalkboard paint and using pieces of neon washi tape to display inspiring photos and quotes. (image)

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