My husband asked what I was doing up in my workroom all afternoon.
I said “just playing”.
Sometimes when inspiration strikes, you just have to
It makes me Happy!
Here’s what I was doing…
I think the Floral Chalkboard makes a fun decorative piece and is really easy to make.
To make the Floral Chalkboard you’ll need… (*affiliate link)
- 2 Sheets of Flamingo Fever 12″ x 12″ Scrapbook Paper
- Bracket Shaped Wood Surface Set
- Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer, Glue and Finish*
- Black Chalkboard Paint*
- Marvy DecoColor Fine Point Paint Marker, White*
- X-ACTO Knife*
- Cutting Mat*
- DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint, Cotton Ball*
- Deco Art Americana Decor Stencil, 6″ by 8″, Inspiration*
- Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad, Vintage Photo*
- Ink Blending Tool*
- Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive*
- Adhesive backed Pearl Embellishment
- Apply an even coat of Mod Podge over the larger wood shape. Lay decorative scrapbook paper over shape and smooth with your hand.
- Using an x-acto knife and cutting mat, cut excess paper away from the wood shape.
- Rub Vintage Photo ink onto the outside edges of the wood shape using the ink blending tool.
- Paint the smaller wood shape with black chalkboard paint. Add small white dots around the outside of the wood shape with the white paint marker.
- Stencil the words be Happy onto the chalkboard with white acrylic paint.
- Cut a few flower shapes using the second sheet of scrapbook paper. Apply a thin coat of mod podge to the back of the flowers and glue to the front of the chalkboard. Add decorative pearl embellishments to the inside of the flowers.
- Glue chalkboard to the front of the floral base using quick grip glue.
- Drill two holes on the top of the chalkboard and add twine for hanging.
This Chalkboard was sponsored by ADORNit as part of being an ADORNit “it girl” ambassador.
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