I am fortunate enough to be in my own office and trying to get settled, I am slowly attempting to make it feel like home ( my philosophy is that as much time as I’m there I should make it feel homey!)
I found this cute craft on Pinterest. And decided to use it as inspiration!
This is the ugly cork board donated to me by a coworker.
The fabric is a heavier duty Chevron print in grey (my office walls are pastel yellow).
I bought silver upholstery pins from my least favorite store
china mart Walmart for a whopping $0.97 per pack (I bought 4 packs of 30 and only used 2 from the last pack) and chose silver because, well there was only two choices and it went best with the fabric.
I began pinning and used my thumb as a measure between tacks.
I pulled the fabric tight in between and after about 20 mins and two sore thumbs I had this.
Now my upholstery tacks were a bit long and thus escaped through the back of the board. My husband suggested applying a drop of super glue over the ends sticking through.
The final result: