Make Your Own Monogrammed Ipad Stand
I started using a digital planner on my iPad and thought it would be nice to have an iPad stand. So, I took some things that I already had lying around and made one. It turned out so cute!!
I had purchased an iPhone stand from IKEA, but my phone didn’t fit with the case on. So, it just got tossed aside. I had some wooden plaques from the Dollar Tree in my stash and tried out a few until I found the perfect one.
I used a leftover piece of wood and nailed it to the front so that the iPad didn’t slip off.
I wanted it to match my craft studio, so I used some leftover latex paint that matches the walls.
To finish it off, I designed an adorable monogram in Cricut Design Space. I used glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl. I ironed it onto the painted wood.
Finally, I painted one coat of ModPodge to seal it and protect it.
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- Ikea iPhone Stand
- Plaque from Dollar Tree
- piece of wood
- Wood Glue
- Latex Paint
The first thing I did was cut this piece of leftover wood down to 3 inches for the front of the stand.
Next, I cut off the bull-nose of the stand from Ikea. I needed a flat surface to nail the wood to.
I used a little bit of wood glue and then nailed the small piece to the stand’s front. It was a perfect fit.
This gives it a little lip so that the iPad doesn’t slip off.
Next, I used wood glue to glue the little plaque to the stand. I inserted it where the phone would usually go.
(This is the view from behind.)
After the glue dried, I painted the iPad Stand.
I wanted it to match my craft studio, so I painted it with the leftover sample of latex paint that I used on my walls.
When the paint was dry, I added this monogram that I cut out of Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV).
I ironed it onto the wood. Then, I applied one coat of ModPodge to the front of it.
Here it is holding my work iPad. It’s at the perfect angle, and it’s just what I needed! I love it!
After giving the whole thing a coat of paint, the little plaque started coming apart. I think it’s just a bunch of layers of thin wood stacked and glued together.
So, I added some wood glue and some clamps, and we were back in business.