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Easy Chalkboard Lettering DIY Wall Hanging

By: Simone Collins for diyideacenter.com
Easy Chalkboard Lettering DIY Wall Hanging
Easy Chalkboard Lettering DIY Wall Hanging
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Chalkboard lettering is trendy and chic. Learn how to do your own chalkboard lettering with this simple technique. This Easy Chalkboard Lettering DIY Wall Hanging lets you craft beautiful DIY wall decor with ease. This method is quick, budget-friendly, and allows you to make unique and personalized designs. If you are looking for gallery wall ideas, this is the DIY project for you; it allows you to take any quote or phrase that you want and turn it into stunning piece of home decor. Use a printable like the one provided below or create your own designs on your computer. You can fill a whole wall with your favorite quotes, or you can make a customized piece as a gift for a friend. The possibilities are endless once you master this simple and stylish chalkboard lettering tutorial.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsPaint, Wood

Primary TechniqueHome Decor

Easy

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Wood Piece
  • Folk Art Chalkboard Paint, black
  • Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker, white
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrush
  • Foam brush
  • Tape

Instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Paint the wood piece with the Folk Art Chalkboard Paint using a foam brush. Allow to dry.

  2. Print out your design.

  3. Turn your design over and using a regular pencil, shade in the back of the design wherever you want to transfer the image on the front.

  4. Tape your design to your wood piece to secure it while you transfer it.

  5. Using a sharp pencil, carefully trace over your design.

  6. Lift the paper off your wood piece and your design is transferred in soft pencil.

  7. Using the Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker, trace and color in your design. You can always go over your design a second time if you want a darker affect.

  8. If you have any areas that need corrections, just use a paintbrush and the chalkboard paint to paint over when you are finished.

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