Learn how to create a custom mouse pad using recycled cardboard and wrapping paper – this couldn’t be any easier or any cheaper to make!
I’m a big fan of customizing my office supplies. I mean, let’s be honest – working isn’t really that fun. Well, sometimes, but sometimes it’s also complete drudgery.
For those moments that work falls into that category, you need bright and cheery items around that will make you feel better. . . things like this custom mouse pad.
With just a few materials, you can create an easy, budget friendly mouse pad in two quick steps, leaving you plenty of time to work like a boss.
DIY Custom Mouse Pad
What you’ll need:
- Wrapping paper
- Thin cardboard
- Mod Podge
- Curved paper cutter
Step 1: Lay out the wrapping paper and turn it over. Brush Mod Podge on the cardboard and place on the wrapping paper. Rub out any bubbles with your fingers.
Step 2: Once fully dry, flip it over and cut out. Use a curved paper cutter to finish off the edges. That’s it!
I think these would make great gift ideas for your co-workers – or you could customize one for every single day of the week.
What about your mood? Instead of a mood ring, people can tell if you’re in a good mood or you’re over it based on the mouse pad you are using!
Now get to work and make your dreams come true! Or just sip some coffee and stare at your lovely new custom mouse pad.
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