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A cute & quirky opening times sign for your shop!
Our friends have opened a new craft shop in Edinburgh called Thread & Heather and I offered to help out by making some signs for the shop. Katie had this awesome idea for a sign for their opening times so I crafted it up.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with an old frame.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 2
    Step 2

    Remove the backing from the frame.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint with chalkboard paint using a paintbrush and then smooth out with a foam brush. I gave this one two coats.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 4
    Step 4

    Leave to dry and then pop back in the frame.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 5
    Step 5

    Spell out the days of the week using scrabble tiles and keyboard keys. We needed to Dremel off the back off the keyboard keys to get them smooth.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue each of the tiles down when you're happy with their positions.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 7
    Step 7

    Write on your times with a chalk pen.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Chalkboard Scrabble Opening Times Sign - Step 8
    Step 8

    You're all done but you can easily change the times whenever you need.

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Kt Bing
Kt Bing · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 66 projects
Yay! And it looks amazing in my shop window! Thank you so much again! Happy
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