DIY Chalkboard




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Did you know that make chalkboard paint?!
You can literally make any surface a chalk board.
Here I will show you some easy steps to turn a cut piece of wood into a decorative chalkboard.

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Step 1: Supplies

You will need:

paint brush
detailing brush
chalkboard paint

Step 2: Add Paint

Add the paint generously over the flat surface.

Step 3: Add Paint As Needed

Keep the brush moving for a smooth finish.

Step 4: Finish the Edge

Use your smaller brush to finish the edges.

*you can use tape to leave a natural wood border or a boarder of any color.

Step 5: Let Dry

It will dry quick. You can also use a heat gun or hair drier to speed up the process.

Step 6: Use

You can write and erase chalk off of this surface now.

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    Penolopy Bulnick

    3 years ago

    Nice! I like the wood piece you used :)