dry erase notepad

I’m a big list maker (get that from my mom). It’s the only way I can remember what I need to do. I write a new list everyday, which is a lot of paper! So I was thinking…instead of killing so many trees why don’t I just make a reusable notepad. I had an extra 6”x6” tile laying around so I decided that it would make a great dry erase notepad!

All you need is:
-a glossy tile (any size that will fit your list making needs)
-Porcelain paint (the color I used was copper, it has a nice metallic finish)
-fine tip brush
-small adhesive back felt pads



All you have to do is:
-Paint the tile to your liking. At the top you can paint “notes to myself”, “things to do today”, “today I will…”, “to do”, etc.

-Then bake it in the oven for 35 min at 300.



Now your painted tile is dishwasher safe!

To complete this little project all you have to do now is stick the felt pads on each corner and enjoy your new reusable notepad!



I’ve already started to put mine to good use! It takes list making to a whole new fun level. And the dry erase markers with an eraser on the lid are the best!

The best part about this craft is that I already had everything I needed to make it! Love it when that happens!



Also, I did end up getting a John Derian binder from Target! Isn’t it just too cute! I like to look at it.



It’s pretty on the inside too!



And everyone should go check out my bff’s new Etsy shop, Presh! Natalie has a few different styles of really cute skirts and dresses to choose from. She will custom make one for you to fit your size! So lovely!

13 comments:

  1. nice blog and project. write up my alley! i can't wait to do this. thanks and good luck.

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  2. Cute idea!! That would make a great teacher gift! Thanks for the mention~! ;)

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  3. I know a teacher who would just LOVE to have one of those...just can't recall her name! ;)

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  4. This is a great idea, and your tile is super pretty. I also LOVE the design of your blog!

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  5. What an awesome idea. I want to do this...now only if I could find the time! Stopping by from Saving Money& Living Life...& am your newest follower! Would love for you to stop by Creative Chic* sometime!

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  6. What a fun idea, I didn't realize you could even do that with tiles! Would love you to join me at A Crafty Soiree, every Thursday.

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  7. So clever. Just the thing for leftover tiles.

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  8. I love this! Your little bird in the corner makes the project :)
    I found this through Tatertots and Jello. If you have a free moment, I have a new weekly (I hope!) Linky on my blog called Not “Baaad” Sundays with LambAround. I’d love for you to post this :)

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  9. What a great idea! I think I might make one with magnets on the back so that it's like a note pad on the fridge!

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  10. Such a unique idea. I'm worried about the baking though . . .

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  12. There is a product called www.wearnwrite.com you should check out its a wearable dry erase pad. I made your tile project then found this cool gadget online that makes more sense to carry around.

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