Altered clipboards are fun and easy. They are a very quick, instant gratification project also. Here is one I did for a friend’s daughter.
Start with a regular wooden clipboard from Wal-Mart. Paint the top with an acrylic paint (I used Folk Art brand, but any acrylic paint will do). After the paint is completely dry, cover the board with decoupage (Mod Podge), adhere a piece of patterned paper (I used a piece of paper from the Die Cuts With A View Rock Star Stack) that has been cut to size, and finish off with a layer of decoupage on top. Once the decoupage is dry, you can decorate it anyway you like.
I decoupaged on the saying and the pirate flag from K & Company’s Pirate Princess line. I went around the saying with a silver Stickle from Ranger. I adhered the ribbon and garter clip around the middle with Aleene’s Tacky Glue. At the top, I punched holes with my Crop-A-Dile and tied coordinating ribbon through them.
The possibilites for an altered clipboard are as endless as your imagination, I have done several with many different themes. Enjoy!