chalk: inspirational chalk message board

Time Required :
Over an hour
Difficulty Level :
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

Instructions Print

Step 1
NOTE: Use image as a guide.
Paint the canvas board using Craft Smart® chalkboard paint. Let dry between coats. Two or three coats is recommended. Let dry.
Step 2
Prime the chalkboard painted canvas board by rubbing white chalk all over the board and wiping off with a paper towel.
Step 3
Draw or doodle graphic design as desired and write inspirational message with a white chalk marker.
Step 4
Paint open back frame with Americana® chalky paint. Two or three coats is recommended. Let dry.
Step 5
Insert canvas board into frame.
Step 6
Use masking tape to secure the back.
Step 7
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels 
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Chalkboard Paint by Craft Smart®, 2 oz. (sku 10193999)
  • Craft Smart® Chalk Marker Set, Commercial (sku 10248384)
  • Mona Lisa Gessoed Art Board™ (sku 10063510)
  • Craft Smart® Flat Variety Brush Set Golden Taklon, 7 Pc (sku 10133609)
  • Studio Décor® Home Collection Brown & Black Frame (sku 10029707)
  • Crayola® Chalk, White (sku 10620781)
  • Paper Towel
 
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Instructions

Step 1
NOTE: Use image as a guide.
Paint the canvas board using Craft Smart® chalkboard paint. Let dry between coats. Two or three coats is recommended. Let dry.
Step 2
Prime the chalkboard painted canvas board by rubbing white chalk all over the board and wiping off with a paper towel.
Step 3
Draw or doodle graphic design as desired and write inspirational message with a white chalk marker.
Step 4
Paint open back frame with Americana® chalky paint. Two or three coats is recommended. Let dry.
Step 5
Insert canvas board into frame.
Step 6
Use masking tape to secure the back.
Step 7
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels