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DIY Chalkboard Frame

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DIY Chalkboard Frame

I have been down and out with a cold for almost a week and I have pretty much lived in my bed over the weekend. Needing to get a post done for all of you lovely Mommy Moment readers gave me strength to venture out today ;) I ended up at a local big box store and picked up some supplies.

I am quite sure that chalkboard paint is quickly becoming my new best friend. It comes in so many different colors and you can use it on pretty much anything! I have a lot of ideas on how I can use it around my house and I’m super excited.

Today I wanted to show you something quick and easy, the DIY chalkboard photo frame.

What you will need:

DIY chalkboard frame

  • A wooden frame (any shape, any size)
  • Chalk board paint
  • Paint brush (I used a sponge brush)
  • Chalk

The instructions are pretty basic, brush the chalkboard paint on the frame and let dry for one hour. After the first coat is dry, put on another coat and set it aside to cure for 24 hours.

chalkboard frame

Once it is cured you can add whatever saying you would like to your frame. This would be a great thing to have the kids do as a gift for a family member. Use colored chalk to make it really pop!

If you have the time, and want to get SUPER crafty, you could even make your own chalkboard paint.

If you enjoyed this post be sure to check out our boards on Pinterest. You may also like this DIY Bird Treats post and the DIY Tea Cup Bird Feeder.

Jennifer Hunt is the owner/licensee of Guelph Mompreneurs, the creative mind behind Imagine With Paper, and a social media footprint in the Guelph-Wellington area with her blog My Big Blue World which is focused on the adventures – and misadventures – of being a mom of 3 boys. She describes herself as a “serial crafter and DIY addict” and sometimes finds it hard to step away from pinterest. Although life can get pretty hectic she has decided to add a new blog “Goddess With a Gluegun” into the mix.

Comments

  1. Olivia L says:

    What a cute idea – and so simple!

  2. Margaret Polino Nicholas says:

    What a good craft! I am going to try it and I am not crafty. Looks easy! Thank you

  3. Super cute! Thanks for sharing

  4. This will be a good summer project.

  5. I love this idea …. will be a great project to do with my daughter for her to give as Christmas gifts !

  6. Christy Martin says:

    Very cute idea! Perfect changing seasons/holiday greetings and your family portrait.

  7. Love this idea and it’s a great craft to with the kids.

  8. Victoria Ess says:

    This is so cute! I love this idea!

  9. I keep hearing more and more great things about this chalkboard paint .. still have yet to find and use it !! But it sure sounds like a hoot. Love that you can keep changing the sayings and decor on the frame to match any picture you choose to display !!

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