Decorative Chalkboard Signs

Chalkboard paint is everywhere right now, from small organizing labels to entire chalkboard walls. I like these cute decorative signs because they’re small enough to incorporate into almost any space, but large enough to write a menu or even an inspirational message. Hang them in your kitchen as decor items, or just bring them out as labels for your next get-together.

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3 signs

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    Gather your materials.
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    Separate the inner and outers pieces of the embroidery hoop. Set the inner hoop aside to use for another project. Glue the outer hoop on top of the wood plaque. If some of the glue leaks out, you can clean it up with a toothpick or skewer.
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    Cover the edge of the hoop with painter’s tape.
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    Paint the wood plaque with chalkboard paint. You’re going to want several coats for full coverage.
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    Let dry completely, then remove the painter’s tape.
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    I find if you draw on freshly painted chalkboard paint, it can leave a permanent mark. To prevent this, lightly rub chalk over the entire surface, then wipe it off.
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    Write your message on the sign with chalk or a chalkboard marker, then tie a loop of baker’s twine around the hoop to hang. I like to use tailor's chalk to write signs because the smaller size makes it easier to achieve better details. If you don’t want to hang it up, you could place a wooden block behind the sign to prop it up on a table.
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  • QuiltPro Tailor's Chalk
    $5.49
  • Bistro Chalk Marker 6mm Bullet Tip 1/Pkg
    $3.59
  • Scotch Safe-Release Masking Painter's Tape
    $4.99
  • Crafter's Choice Camel Hair Flat Brush
    $2.39
  • Low-Temp Mini Glue Gun
    $4.99
  • Low Temp Oval Mini Glue Sticks
    $5.99

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