chalk first day of school sign

Time Required :
About an hour
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

Instructions Print

Step 1
Paint canvas panel with Craft Smart® chalkboard paint. Let dry.
Step 2
Add a second coat. Let dry.
Step 3
Smear white chalk all over the painted canvas panel and wipe off excess with paper towel. This will create the "chalkboard" look.
Step 4
Draw designs on the edge of the panel with a chalkboard marker, and write your own words announcing the first day of school.
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Chalkboard Paint by Craft Smart®, 2 oz. (sku 10193999)
  • Craft Smart® Chalk Marker Set, Commercial (sku 10248384)
  • Craft Smart® Wash Brush Set Golden Taklon, 3 Pieces (sku 10408290)
  • Artist's Loft® Necessities™ Canvas Panel Value Pack (sku 10226534)
  • Crayola® Chalk, White (sku 10620781)
  • Paper Towel
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Paint canvas panel with Craft Smart® chalkboard paint. Let dry.
Step 2
Add a second coat. Let dry.
Step 3
Smear white chalk all over the painted canvas panel and wipe off excess with paper towel. This will create the "chalkboard" look.
Step 4
Draw designs on the edge of the panel with a chalkboard marker, and write your own words announcing the first day of school.