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Get Creative: 9 DIY Ways to Create a Stylish Inspiration Board

published Apr 12, 2016
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Creating boards on Pinterest is easy (and definitely fun), but sometimes you want inspiration of a more tangible kind. Having a mood board covered with memories and favorite clips can be a great way to make your workspace more stylish and more inspiring.

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Above: This inspiration board from Mother Mag doesn’t involve a board at all — it’s just a series of favorite cutouts hung on the wall with colorful washi tape.

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You can use a piece of cork sheeting to create a stylish oversized inspiration board, as seen on Binti Home Blog.

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A mood board made from wire mesh (spotted on Apartment 34) has a nice minimal feel.

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Color block mood board DIY from A Beautiful Mess.

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This mood board from irideen is a little more traditional — just fabric stretched over cork.

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A hair salon spotted on Homepolish uses an array of clipboards to display inspirational photos.

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If you don’t feel like shelling out for a bunch of clipboards, or just don’t like the look, try this DIY version from Design Sponge.

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This bulletin board from The Glitter Guide uses a series of overlapping ribbons to hold photos and cards, so there’s no need to pin them.

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A DIY mood board made with gold mesh by Hitta Hem.

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