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New Year’s Celebration Chalkboard

By: Kirsten Jones
Celebrate in style with this stylish framed chalkboard.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint - Yellow Gold
Item #32105
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 20 Metallic paints enliven projects with vivid shine.

$2.59

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Basic Brush Set - 5pc
Item #32244
Use these brushes for basecoating, blending, strokework and detailing. Ergonomically designed, easy-grip handles. Contains 5 white nylon bristle brushes: #6 round for lines and details, #10 and #16 flat for blending and strokework, 1/2in angular for blending and strokework, 3/4in utility for basecoating.

$17.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Stencil Tape
Item #32292
Low-tack tape is safe for fabrics and other surfaces. Use to hold stencils securely in place or to mask off areas while stenciling. Contains one roll, 3/4in x 25yds.

$8.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint Acrylic Craft Paint - Black
Item #33491
Create a chalkboard writing surface on wood, terra cotta, and virtually any paintable surface. Apply 2-3 coats to project surface, allowing it to dry between coats. Condition with chalk, and it's ready for messaging. Waterbased.

$2.39

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Adhesive Silkscreens - Phrases
Item #33551
Use adhesive silkscreens to create beautiful highly detailed painted designs on fabric, wood, glass and other surfaces. Pair silkscreens with chalkboard paint to create vintage chalkboard projets. Use with erasable liquid chalk to create long lasting designs. Cotains 11 designs on three 9" x 7.5" sheets.

$20.79

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Erasable Liquid Chalk, White
Item #33554
Erasable Liquid Chalk is more durable and long-lasting than regular chalk. Applied like paint, it doesn’t smudge and washes away with a damp sponge, leaving no shadow. A convenient foam pouncer makes stenciling and silkscreening quick and easy. For best results, use it on top of Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint that has been conditioned by lightly rubbing chalk over the surface.

$8.39

Other Supplies
Frame and board insert
Chalk
Water basin
Paper towels
Foam plates

Instructions

  1. Apply chalkboard paint to insert referring to bottle for application instructions. Let dry.
  2. Condition chalkboard surface by rubbing side of chalk over entire surface and wipe with soft cloth or paper towel.
  3. Paint wood frame with Yellow Gold. Apply several coats if needed allowing dry time between coats. Insert chalkboard.
  4. Center phrase from silkscreen onto chalkboard where desired. Tape off surrounding images if needed.
  5. Apply erasable chalk to silkscreen being careful not to over saturate.
  6. Remove screen and clean immediately.
  7. Add additional words or designs with chalk.

Project Tip: Add a simple bow to frame for a more festive look.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.