Small Glittery Back to School Clipboard

Small Glittery Back to School Clipboard

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 8th 2014

Add style to your plain clipboards to make school fun by adding glitter!


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • #12 flat brush
    • 2" painter's tape
    • clipboard
    • #1 round brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Make sure surface is dust free.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use painter's tape to mark off an area for name, school subject, etc.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use #12 Flat brush to base coat the entire clipboard Lamp (Ebony) Black. Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Remove tape and use same brush to base coat border with Ocean Blue. Rinse brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Once dry use a pencil to trace and transfer patterns.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use #1 Round brush to base coat designs using Titanium White to mimic the look of a chalkboard. Rinse brush.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Then use a #12 Flat brush to apply Galaxy Blue Craft Twinkles in the border section. Rinse brush.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Then use the Crystal Writer to add glitter over all the White painted areas.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Once the border is completely dry use the Lime Green Writer to personalize with a name, school, subject, etc. Also add dots to outline the border.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Let completely dry laying flat before using.


    School Clipboard Pattern