Cork Memo Board With Crown Molding Frame

Get organized and inspired with this easy-to-construct memo board.
Easy to Construct Message Board

Easy to Construct Message Board

From

Design on a Dime

And

Design on a Dime

This project is made from all eco-friendly products. The paints and adhesive are all low- or zero-VOC (volatile organic compounds), the wood is FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council), and cork is a naturally renewable resource

From:

Tools and Materials:

circular saw
miter saw
pin nail gun and 5/8-inch pin nails
paintbrushes and paint tray
caulking gun and a tube of adhesive (we used Dap brand Liquid Nails)
screw gun
4x8-foot sheet of 1/4” plywood
120-grit sandpaper
2-5/8” wide notched door casing
wood glue
quart of paint (we used Olympic brand, Kitchen and Bath paint in Ultra White)
twelve 12” x 12” renewable cork tiles
picture hanging hardware

Steps:

1. Use a circular saw to cut the plywood down to 53-1/4” x 41-1/4”. This will accommodate all twelve cork tiles (four tiles wide by three tiles high) and the framed border. Lightly sand the cut edges.

2. Miter cut the notched molding to fit flush with the outside edge of the plywood.

Framing Cork Board

Framing Cork Board

From

Design on a Dime

And

Design on a Dime

3. Frame out the plywood by gluing and nailing the molding to the outermost edge. You may want to nail strips of plywood between the backer and molding to elevate the molding if the density of the cork is greater than the molding.

4. Paint the molding and the outside edge of the plywood.

Laying Cork Tiles

Laying Cork Tiles

From

Design on a Dime

And

Design on a Dime

5. Affix all twelve cork tiles to the plywood backer with adhesive and a caulking gun.

6. Once dry, flip the board over and attach the picture hanging hardware.

7. Install two screws to the wall where the board will hang, making sure to hit studs.

8. Hang board in place and decorate with inspirational items.

Next Up

On TV

My Flipping Family

6:30am | 5:30c

Bang for Your Buck

7:30am | 6:30c

Flip or Flop

12pm | 11c

Flip or Flop

12:30pm | 11:30c

Flip or Flop

1pm | 12c

Flip or Flop

1:30pm | 12:30c

Flip or Flop

2:30pm | 1:30c

Flip or Flop

3:30pm | 2:30c

Flip or Flop

4:30pm | 3:30c

Flip or Flop

5:30pm | 4:30c

Flip or Flop

6:30pm | 5:30c

Flip or Flop

7:30pm | 6:30c
Tonight
Tonight

Flip or Flop

8pm | 7c

Flip or Flop

8:30pm | 7:30c

Flip or Flop

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

Flip or Flop

12am | 11c

Flip or Flop

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Flip or Flop

3:30am | 2:30c

Stories We're Following

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.