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Make your own quirky rainbow diy mouse pad

What do you do when your mousepad looks like a mouse ate it?! You try your hand a making a rainbow DIY mouse pad!

What is it with rainbows?! I am getting more and more obsessed seeing a rainbow automatically puts a smile on my face.

Rainbow DIY mousepad tutorial

Rainbow DIY mousepad tutorial

What you need to make this DIY mouse pad?

  • A cork placemat or sheet of cork
  • Acrylic paint colors of your choice
  • Paintbrush
  • Mini pom poms (optional)
  • A pair of scissors
  • A marker pen
  • A glue gun
  • A paper cut out of the shape that you’d like to use

How to make this rainbow mouse pad?

  1. Trace the desired shape of your mouse pad onto the cork placemat using a market pen. Cut the shape out using a sharp pair of scissors.
  2. Use acrylic paint in the colors of your choice to decorate your mousepad. I waited for it to dry completely before I applied a second coat of paint and another 24 hours before using the mouse pad.
  3. DIY rainbow mousepad

  4. Using a glue gun, carefully stick the pom poms around the outer sides of the rainbow (optional).
  5. Rainbow DIY mouse pad

If you like this DIY you will enjoy reading: 10 Beginner Easy DIY projects.

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