26 Remarkable Chalkboard Craft Ideas
Whether you call it a chalkboard or a blackboard, I've found some great crafts to share with you. These crafts use blackboard paint in the form of spray paint or brush on paint,
Although blackboard or chalkboard crafts aren't a real new craft, it still is difficult to find projects that are different. While searching for blackboard crafts, that also had instructions for making them, I found that there are some exceptional products to achieve the results that we expect when using them to make a blackboard or chalkboard craft.
This article shows you pictures and gives you the site address that will take you directly to the craft. I hope you find a chalkboard craft or two that you'll want to make.
For directions on making chalkboard candle pails as shown above, go to craft warehouse.
1. Globe Re-do
You can bet I'll be watching for an old globe when I go to the next garage sales. This really great idea for using an old globe, and the tutorial, are found at flickr.com.
2. Chalkboard Drawer
This is just one of the projects shown on this site. Just click on the arrow to take you to a couple more choices. You'll find this information on the Country Living site.
3. Treat Bags
You'll think of lots of uses for this nice treat bag. All you need to do is change the decoration. Find the directions at mom it forward.
4. Gift Tags
These are gift tags with a clothespin on the backside, but I think they'd be useful magnets to hold school art or papers also. The instructions are found at Glued to My Crafts.
5. Chalkboard Paint Masking Technique
6. Wall Calendar
This is a decorative piece as well as a useful one. Although four shades of grey and black were used in this example, it would also look nice if only two or three were used. Go to MARTHA STEWART for all the instructions.
7. Silver Tray Blackboard
Buy your silver trays inexpensively at the Dollar store. These would make such nice gifts. The directions are found at blackflipflops designs.
8. Magnetic Chalkboard Calendar
Here is a chalkboard calendar that is also magnetic. Great idea! Find all the instructions on the The Country Chic Cottage site.
9. Blackboard Desk Top
What kid wouldn't love to have a desk like this? Find out how to make it by going to Kammys Korner.
9. Chalkboard Pumpkins
This is an elegant looking Halloween decoration. Go to bliss bloom blog for the instructions.
10. Ruffled Valentines
I love the looks of these little hearts. They could be made into magnets or tree ornaments. They're too cute to use for only one holiday. Find the directions at Out of The Crayon Box.
11. Chalkboard Globe
A great place to jot down notes. A terrific use for a worn or garage sale bought globe. Go to HOOT designs for the directions.
12. Clothespin Tags
Here is another project that I believe you can find many uses for. They would be even more attractive if the clothespins were painted a color. Go to FactoryDirectCraft.com for instructions.
13. Chalkboard Clocks
Give your clock a modern look by painting it with blackboard paint. See this project at paper, plate, and plane.
14. Chalkboard Chargers
This is one of the best ideas I've seen. Imagine how you can use these chargers for every holiday or party. You'll find the directions at tatertots & jello.
15. Chalkboard Mug
A great gift idea to make for friends or family members who drink tea or coffee at work. You can find the interesting instructions at PB&J stories.
16. Beadboard Menu Board
I really like the idea of a menu board to help remember to take meat out of the freezer in time. Of course many cooks are better prepared than I am and the menu board would just be nice for the family members to know what's for lunch. Go to Adventures of a diy Mom for the tutorial.
17. How To Make Kitchen Art with Chalkboard Paint
18. Halloween Treat Buckets
If you like to give treats to friends or office mates at Halloween, here is a really nice looking treat holder idea. For the tutorial to make these Halloween treat buckets, go to UNCOMMON designs.
19. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint - in any color
Learn how to make colored chalkboard paint by checking the tutorial at A BEAUTIFUL MESS BLOG.
20. Chalkboard Mini Tags
Use these mini tags for all the times you need a temporary tag. Make them very easily by getting the mini tags and the instructions from dollar store crafts.
21. Polka Dot Flower Pots
Easy to make, but they look like a lot of time has been spent on them. Go to Plaid to find out how to do this craft.
22. Picture Calendar Tutorial
This is such a cute idea using photos on one side and the day number on the opposite side. I imagine this could be made into an Advent calendar by putting Christmas images on one side. For the tutorial, go to dream BIG.
23. Personalized Wine Glasses
How many times haven't you wished that there was a neat way to personalize drink glasses for a party? You'll find the tutorial for this project, using chalkboard paint to help personalize wine glasses, at ALWAYS ORDER DESSERT.
24. Chalkboard Coasters
You'll want to remember to glue a piece of felt under the coaster to protect your table top. Also there are smooth tile pieces to use instead of the textured look tiles. You'll find the instructions for this coaster craft at the sweetest occasion.
25. Chalkcloth Gift Tags
Use gift tags made with chalkcloth for all their gifts. Find the instructions for making these gift tags at Momtastic.
26. Chalkboard Tutu
On the GREENBEANS’S CRAFTEROLE site you'll find the instructions for making this fancy chalkboard, and also other examples of the tutu.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer