Coaster Clipboards: A Tutorial

These cute little guys were brought to my attention by my good friend Tracy! She found them on Pinterest here. First of all, they are pretty much free (all you’d have to buy are little clips if you don’t have). Always awesome in my book! Secondly, what a cute stocking stuffer, or little something extra for the holidays. Not to mention, it’s super, super easy! And or course, just another GREAT way to use up that scrap paper!

I grabbed a few coasters from Friday’s after the party I was with didn’t use them. (Free!)


Choose a paper you want to cover them in.


Trace (I like to put them at the very end of the paper, so there’s less cutting), and cut two squares (one for the front, and one for the back)


I used Mod Podge, but you could use another kind of glue, adhesive running tape, or even double sided tape.


Using some more scrap paper, I cut it down to fit on the coaster.


I grabbed a bag clip from the kitchen and it was all done!! You can get a package of the ones that they used in the original post and make them cute, but since I had these one hand, I figured I’d use them.


Then, make a bunch more, because they’re so cute! 🙂


P.S. Found this ADORABLE picture of Roscoe when he was a pup….I put him down on the couch like this and he fell asleep!! I can’t love this little guy anymore than I do! 🙂


**Have a project you made using one of my tutorials? Show it off! I, along with all my followers, would love to see it! 🙂 I’ve started a new page on my blog called “Your Pictures!”, located right next to the “About This Blog!” link at the top of my blog. Check it out for more information, and to see other fan pics!**

Until tomorrow!!



11 responses to “Coaster Clipboards: A Tutorial

    • Aww thank you so much!!! I don’t have any tutorials as I don’t have any children….yet ;), but I DO have a board on Pinterest all for baby stuff, if you wanna check it out (just look up Nicole Boenigk, and the board is called When the time comes) 🙂

      • That’s understandable. I was thinking I could use some of your tutorials for a baby theme, for instance the coaster/clipboard and paper lantern. Our theme is going to be Japanese Cherry Blossoms, so maybe I could make a Japanese Cherry Blossom paper lantern similar to your dandelion! 🙂 I also like your memory jar idea! I would like to use that for any baby trinkets we collect along the way. Thank you for the great ideas and sharing your Pinterest with me!

      • Ooooh I never even thought of a japanese cherry blossom lantern!!! That would be ADORABLE! And actually Martha Stewart has a stencil with cherry blossoms (I actually have it…I’m a little addicted to Martha Stencils lol) Thank you for such the sweet comments, they’re what keep me going!! 🙂

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