Vintage Holiday Clipboard

By  Kelly Anne Grundhauser 

size: 6"x9"


  • Clipboard, 6”x9”
  • Papers: Christmas Carol Music*; Vintage Holiday Postcards*; Christmas Red Toile*; Wild Asparagus Cousins white patterned (My Mind’s Eye); Mulberry Bling (FiberMark)
  • Variety of coordinating ribbons, including True Red Velvet Ribbon*
  • Christmas Toile Cardstock Stickers*
  • Crimson Chipboard Accessories: Label Holder; Square (Heidi Swapp for Advantus Corp.)
  • Red paper blossoms, two (Prima Mktg.)
  • White brads, two


  • Scribbles Dimensional Paint: Shiny Black (Duncan)
  • Lipstick ink pad (Paper Salon)
  • Corner rounder punch
  • Sandpaper
  • *Products by Flair Designs Inc.
  • 1. Apply multiple coats of ink to clipboard directly from pad, letting dry between coats, to create a painted effect.
  • 2. Cut one song, one postcard, and one winter scene from vintage-look papers. Mat song on Mulberry Bling paper. Embellish brads with dimensional paint; let dry. Insert brads through flower centers and into bottom corners of song mat as shown.
  • 3. Cut piece of Cousins paper to cover lower half of clipboard; round bottom corners and adhere to clipboard. Adhere song block to clipboard right edge, 1-1/2" from bottom. Adhere holly sticker across width of clipboard beneath song.
  • 4. Gently sand chipboard square to give a vintage look. Adhere square to bottom left corner on slight angle as shown; add family initial, year, or other wording if desired.
  • 5. Adhere winter scene and postcard to clipboard, rounding corners and inking as desired. Embellish clipboard with velvet ribbon and chipboard label holder as shown; add desired title inside label holder. Tie ribbons to top of clipboard.