DIY Framed Chalkboard

Flip any flea market or thrift retailer body into a flexible chalkboard for fast memos, shout outs for celebrations, or as a bit of residence artwork. Decide a enjoyable daring shade to makeover the body and create your personal chalkboard insert with this straightforward and tremendous finances pleasant tutorial! So many prospects for colours, shapes, and sizes on your customized chalkboard. Time to get impressed and get crafting!

Home sweet home chalkboard framed

DIY chalkboard supplies


  • Wooden (a skinny balsa wooden works properly as a body insert)
  • Body
  • Spray paint
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Pencil
  • Brush
  • Tremendous glue
  • Noticed (bandsaw or jigsaw)
  • Sandpaper


1. Set your body in your piece of wooden and hint the within (most exterior facet of the body, making the wooden reduce out piece large enough to not fall out the entrance of the body however sufficiently small to suit into the again insert).

Set your frame on wood plank

2. Paint your body with a coat of evenly utilized spray paint. Put aside and let the paint dry in line with the directions on the again of the bottle. Apply any further coats as wanted.

three. Minimize out the circle of wooden with a noticed. A bandsaw or jigsaw offers you the perfect outcomes for a spherical minimize. Sand the sides to eliminate any splinters or jagged edges.

Chalkboard Paint

four. Paint the picket circle with chalkboard paint. Apply a fair coat and let dry in response to the directions on the again of the can. Apply further coats as wanted.

5. As soon as the paint on each the picket circle and the body are dry, place the circle reduce into the body. Align them in order that the wooden grain is horizontal which can make it barely simpler to write down on. Use tremendous glue on the within lip of the body to connect the chalkboard to the body. Let dry.

Notice on hanging: In case your body has a dangling package put in on the again already hooked up then use that to hold on the wall. If not, you possibly can add a bracket with tremendous glue to the again of the body for wall hanging.

DIY framed chalkboard tutorial

Prime the chalkboard with some chalk mud previous to writing on it to make cleansing up from disasters a bit simpler. Use a cool template from a fast on-line search or freehand letter a enjoyable saying for house or in your subsequent celebration!

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