How-to: Bulldog Cork Art

Create this fun DIY from the pages of HGTV Magazine.


Photo By: David A. Land View original photo.

David A. Land

By: Mandi Gubler

From: HGTV Magazine

Materials Needed:

  • transparent sheet (available at office supply stores)
  • pumpkin carving stencil (found online)
  • computer projector or overhead projector
  • push pins
  • cork boards (
  • pen or pencil
  • craft knife
  • copper nails
  • paint
  • small paint brush

Step 1

Print a pumpkin-carving stencil of the design onto a transparent sheet.

Step 2

Use a computer or overhead projector to shine the image onto the wall. Tack sheets of cork to the wall to cover sections of the image at a time.

Step 3

Trace the design onto the cork and the wall, then shape the cork with a craft knife. Remove pins and secure with tiny copper nails.

Step 4

Fill in the wall tracings with paint. Let dry

For the original step-by-step tutorial with pictures, visit

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