Make This: Cloud Cork Board for Back to School

DIY // cork board cloud project

Back to school is right around the corner, and although I don’t have kids of my own, it’s still on my mind.

So, I have a DIY for you that is back to school themed: a cute little cloud cork board to keep organized this school year. Bonus! If you don’t have kids, you can totally still make one of these…It’s perfect for a home office or in the entryway as a landing pad area for pinning up love notes, bills, etc. Hey, I managed to get the words love notes and bills in the same sentence – I think I deserve a small cookie or something.


DIY // cloud cork board


As you can probably guess, it’s pretty easy to make, but the step by instructions are right here if you need ’em. I would love to make a giant one of these for my (maybe one day) studio, to post to-dos and inspiration. We’ll see.

So, what do you think? Would you make one of these for yourself or is it better reserved for the kiddos?

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This is a great idea ! I like it !

Some cloud, some dream, and happy life !

I follow you from France 😉 !

Clara Kay

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Hi Rita. You can use Command Strips or sticky foam to attach the cork board to the wall. Works really well!


Love the idea!!! Definitely doing one for myself!! I just don’t get how you hang it on the wall… No pins, no wires??


Wow! That’s really cute ♥

Love Saralina


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Thanks for the sweet comments everyone! The clock is from West Elm, Zhenya.


I love your styling. Where is that awesome clock from?


This would be super cute in my dorm!! Thanks for sharing!


this is amazing! been really into cloud shapes recently, this will be great for my studio space.

juni // hej juni

Brit, I love this styling! The horse and the elephant are like, “What? We’re just chilling underneath this awesome cloud. Don’t even worry about it.”

Chelsea C.

this is so cute idea!!!


I’ve been crafting with clouds shapes and this is exactly
What I was looking for in a cork board! {beautiful.modern.crafts}

Ursula Rosien

Oh my goodness! These are so cute! I just love the cloud shape. It makes me want to make one with several different shapes. xx. McKenna Lou

McKenna Lou

So cute and easy! I love it! Also, you really do deserve a cookie for getting love notes and bills in the same sentence.



That is adorable!! And I’d want one for myself, for sure!

Nicole Underwood

Aw, thanks Kel. 🙂


I love the stripes on this cork board, and your styling as always is impeccable!

Kelly @ Studio DIY

Thanks Emma. I’ve had that forever. Love it.


Love the dalahäst on the chest! 😀


Awesome Mia. Glad to hear that.


I would totally make one for myself. It is adorable, and it would look wonderful in my home office. 😀

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