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a fun and creative chalkboard
I was at the craft store and found some cool chalkboard paint and decided to give it a try. This is what I came up with.
The fun part is you don't have to use any of the stuff I did. As long as you buy the chalkboard paint($3.49) you can paint on any surface!

Posted by Jenzr from Stockton, California, United States • Published See Jenzr's 5 projects »
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  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need to begin with a piece of cardboard or card-stock and paint it with the chalkboard paint.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 2
    Step 2

    You will need to add 2 coats of paint and make sure to let dry 1 hour between each coat. This will ensure a nice even finish.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 4
    Step 3

    YOu then write on your new chalkboard to condition it and make sure the chalk will stay. Just rub the chalk around, Now you have a new chalkboard!

    You may then leave it like this or follow the next step for a creative touch.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 4
    Step 4

    I then added ribbon between the chalkboard and the leopard printed cardboard to create a seamless effect.
    (My cutting was awful)

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 5
    Step 5

    You can then add a few more accents to it to make it more personalized. I had a few faux gems and decided to add them.
    You can add bows or stickers or whatever you have laying around! thats the fun part, being creative and making something unique!

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy Chalkboard - Step 6
    Step 6

    AND NOW YOU HAVE A NEW COOL CHALKBOARD!

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