Keep papers in order with a memo board
DIY Framed Memo Board

DIY Framed Memo Board

This framed memo board doesn’t take long to make and it means you won’t ever lose a note or recipe again. The finished article will look great in your kitchen. What’s more, you won’t need to get the tool-box out, even when it’s time to hang it on the wall.



Level of difficulty : For ambitious hands

  • a picture frame with a white mount – the picture area should be 50cm X 70cm
  • a piece of white card 50cm X 70cm
  • thin card sheets in blue and grey shades
  • craft scalpel, ruler, pencil, cutting mat
  • a set square
  • schematic drawing triangle
  • transparent tape
  • adhesive roller
  • adhesive nails
  • How it's done:

    01

    We need: thin card sheets in blue and grey shades, craft scalpel, ruler, pencil, cutting mat, a set square, schematic drawing triangle, transparent tapeadhesive roller, tesa® adhesive nail for tiles & metal 4kg x2

    Overview of materials needed for a DIY framed memo board
    Overview of materials needed for a DIY framed memo board

    02

    Use the ruler and drawing triangle to draw out your triangle shapes on the different sized sheets of card. They should all be the same size and shape.

    Drawing card triangles when creating a framed memo board
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    Drawing card triangles when creating a framed memo board

    03

    Use the craft scalpel to carefully cut out the triangles on the cutting mat.

    Cutting card triangles when creating a framed memo board
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    Cutting card triangles when creating a framed memo board

    04

    Arrange the triangles in a pattern on the picture area of the frame. Apply glue with the adhesive roller to the backs of the triangle.

    Laying a pattern to create a framed memo board
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    Laying a pattern to create a framed memo board

    05

    Now apply the triangles to the picture area of the frame. Press them on firmly.

    Applying glue with the adhesive roller
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    Applying glue with the adhesive roller

    06

    Using some small pieces of transparent tape, fix the finished design to the mount to prevent it from slipping down inside the frame. Put the mount and design into the frame and secure the back in place.

    Making a framed memo board using transparent tape
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    Making a framed memo board using transparent tape

    07

    Following the instructions inside the pack, apply the tesa® adhesive nail for tiles & metal to the wall. Now you’re ready to hang your new framed memo board! Notes can be fixed on using double-sided adhesive pads for transparent & glass and a crayon or white wipeable marker can be used to jot down to-dos or messages.

    Hanging a framed memo board using tesa® Adhesive Nail for Tiles & Metal
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    Hanging a framed memo board using tesa® Adhesive Nail for Tiles & Metal

    08

    This graphic memo board is the perfect place to keep recipes, shopping lists and notes tidy in your kitchen. The design is simple to do but the finished board looks like you bought it in a chic interiors store! 

    Enjoy your framed graphic memo board!
    Enjoy your framed graphic memo board!
  • DIY Framed Memo Board