Cork boards are thin slabs made of cork – a type of soft bark that can be harvested from a live oak tree without wreaking havoc on it. Since they are eco-friendly, people use them for various purposes. As time goes by, more and more creative cute cork board ideas occur.
Cork boards are quite versatile. They can be used for the flooring and wall installation to abate sound, and a piece of board on which you can take down notes. Even smaller cork board chunks can be used as bottle plugs or a DIY mat.
Moreover, cork boards are easy to be find. You can get them from the market or stationary store.
If you think cork boards are mundane with their monotonous color, check out these cork board ideas that can perk your room up. Most of these ideas below were super easy to be made. And the most important is these ideas are affordable.
Racing against the time can be somewhat frustrating especially for a young lady. Therefore, you need to decorate her desk meticulously to alleviate the stress. It can be done by adding some light pinks and keeping the desk clean and organized.
To kick it up a notch, hang a cork board under the wall-mounted shelves or whenever you want as long as it is noticeable. Then, pin some motivational quotes to the board in case you need mood boosters.
This anchor would a perfect embellishment for your kid’s bedroom. It can make a pretty good centerpiece if you hang it over the headboard since the area over the headboard tends to draw eyes.
Therefore, it needs something simple yet noticeable, just like this cute cork anchor. What’s good about this particular idea are:
Some people use a map as a centerpiece of a room. It is classic yet works well. Let’s try to tweak this idea a bit. You will not hang a printed map. You will hang a map made out of cork stoppers, instead, to provide a 3D finish.
To make this idea more enticing, you can:
Struggling with the formulas of Math and Physics? This cork board idea will definitely help you to pull an all nightery. You do not have to go back to the page containing the formulas.
All you need to do is just hang a cork board right in front of you, jot down all the formulas you need to fathom, and – of course – pin them up on the board.
By organizing the formulas, you will get several benefits as follows:
This is such a great idea for those who are into rustic look. A number of cork stoppers attached on a well-worn board will add charm to your mudroom.
It is not only charming but also functional. You can tack down a few paper pins to hold memos and keys in place.
Do you need an epic wall décor for your living room or dining room? You can try this creative idea. To get this look, you are going to need two glasses, a board with frame, and lots of cork stoppers.
This wall décor will impress your guests with the dramatic look. It looks as if the glasses were pouring cork stoppers rather than wine. Simple yet epic.
Besides framing a cork board, you can also dye some pins and buttons to improve the look of the board.
These golden buttons and pins are your safe bet if you want to add elegance to your cork board. To make the small pins more noticeable, attach a button on each pin using hot glue.
This huge heart would a splendid focal point in your living room especially if Valentine’s Day is coming.
Besides, this adornment is DIY friendly which means you will not burn a hole in your pocket. You just need to get lots of cork stoppers, paint them a little bit, and arrange them to form a pinkish heart.
Another DIY idea for DIY lovers. Instead of hanging a rectangular cork board which is dime a dozen, you can give this idea a whirl.
Again, you are going to work with cork stoppers, some glue, and floral tape. After binding them together, you can simply attach them to the wall or hang them using jute rope for a more rustic look.
Planning your vacation and some other big days is thrilling. Unfortunately, the busy days will make you forget about the plans you have made, and end up ruining them.
Here comes a wonderful solution if you keep forgetting things. This monthly schedule cork board allows you to make as many plans as you want. The large size makes it a great reminder for you.
Why do you have to trap your beautiful memories in your computer or phone if you can show them off?
You might find many ideas to hang your photos, but if you want to go with an effortless way, try mounting a cork board and tack your photos down to it.
Quote: Bad memories are not something that you can regret. You can’t change the past, but you can better your future by learning from those bad memories.
You might find cork boards are somewhat blah. Did you know that you can beef them up by coloring them?
This cork board is full of colorful dots. It may take a while to create this look, but the result would be satisfying. It is like a piece of abstract painting that is ready to enliven your house.
The greatest part of having a cork board on the wall is you can stick any important note on it such as your to-do list, photos, and even motivational quotes that inspire you to overcome your problem.
Quote: you might have gone through lots of ups and downs. Chin up and believe in yourself that the bitterness will be over.
If you think the cork board is a little bit tedious, you can add a black frame. The frame would lend the touch of boldness.
Adding a small cork board on the rack of in your mudroom is worth trying since this is the room that will not be missed by the entire family members.
You can attach important memos reminding them of what they should do. You can even attach some photos to remind them of the great time you had.
Instead of mounting a small cork board, try opting a much bigger one like making an accent wall out of cork board sheet. This wall will enable you to have an unrelenting fun.
This accent wall is suitable for your kitchen, office, and mudroom. You can even include it in your master bedroom ideas for a great accent wall.
To get a fabulous and flawless look, you need to put on a little makeup. You might also need some inspirations to do this.
Therefore, you had better to print out step-by-step makeup tutorials and some photos of prominent models for your makeup inspiration.
Once you have got all the tutorials, hang a cork board on the wall. If the natural brown finish is not your style, cover it with pale pink fabric with golden beads around the board to frame it. This will be one of the best makeup room ideas.
Matching is a ubiquitous thing you can do to bring harmony. And you can learn what a harmony is from this cork board.
It looks great among white wall and furniture although it features different color, thanks to the golden frame that supplements the structure of the white chair well.
This compact room would not be so fabulous without the vanity mirror with lights and the cork board. The LED string lights illuminate the room, making it look brighter so it will feel less crammed.
It would be nicer if you pin some photos or motivational quotes on the board and let the string light accentuate them.
Every kid dreams about being a superhero. Well, you know it will not happen, won’t you?
But, at least, make his dream come true by decorating his bedroom using this cork board idea. You can add a message on the board to encourage him to do a good deed like a real superhero.
Don’t you think this cork board is beautiful and elegant? You cannot find the boring finish anymore as it has been covered with jute.
All you can see is just the charming board with DIY fabric flowers at the top corner that is ready to embellish the hallway.
Do you want some more cork board ideas? Try installing cork board walls in your bedroom or office instead of some smaller ones.
You do not need to have an expert install the cork board walls since you can do it yourself. Here is our simple step-by-step guide to installing cork board walls.
Now, you know that cork boards are not only used to tack-down some information. With these cork board ideas, you can perk your room up in different ways.
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