DIY Binder Clip Photo/Place Card Holders
It’s no secret that I love May Arts Silk Ribbon. Today’s post shows how you can turn a simple office supply store binder clip into a beautiful photo holder or place card holder by adding some simple embellishments and a pretty May Arts Silk Ribbon bow.
I think this one would be lovely as a holder for a cherished wedding photo, a place card holder at the couple’s table or as an anniversary gift.
I used extra large binder clips (available at most discount and office supply stores) for both holders.
For this holder, I used my Spellbinders Oval die to cut 2 pieces of chipboard and some pretty designer paper. I glued the paper to the ovals, and then added some antiquing with Versamark ink and a sponge.
I added a few pretty embellishments using Tsukineko Glaz-on as my adhesive to make sure I had a firm bond, then tied on that gorgeous May Arts Champagne Silk bow accented with a flat backed pearl.
This one literally took mere minutes to make and would make a cute and personalized birthday gift for a creative friend.
I used Tombow Power Tabs and Foam Tabs to attach a purchased piece of decorated chipboard to the binder clip then attached a pretty silk bow accented with a paper rose and done! These would be fun as party favors too.
Here’s a look at the backs so you can see that you can be as fancy or plain as you want.
That’s it! Quick, easy, inexpensive and elegant gifts the May Arts Ribbon way.
- Spellbinder Oval Die
- Tombow Foam Tabs, Power Tabs, Mono-Multi
- Tsukineko Glaz-on
- Chipboard shapes – stash
- String pearls – Michael’s Stores
- Glitter/glitter glue – Art Institute
- Paper roses – stash