You can apply chalkboard paint to just about anything and make it special! Did you know you can mix your own chalkboard paint in any color you want? Get the details at Martha (and she has a bunch of cool projects to do with chalkboard paint, too.) You can also find chalkboard decals at the dollar store, and use them to create quick chalkboards on the cheap.
Here are some other crafty ideas that use chalkboard paint and decals.
Make this one of your roadside rescues, or remake a table you already have at home. All it will cost is the price of the paint! See how Amy at The Red Chair Blog remakes this cute little table for each season, and you’ll definitely put this cute chalkboard project on your to-make list! Click here for details and a tutorial.
Chalkboard Tray: $1
Tara in the ATL modified a dollar store “silver” tray to make this cute chalkboard sign. Click here for details.
Chalkboard Flower Pot: $.33 (plus plant)
You can create chalkboard paint in any color you want and alter a humble terracotta flower pot into a special personalized gift. You can get flower pots at the dollar store from spring to summer (but they are always inexpensive at big box stores). This version is for a wedding (done in the bride’s colors – brilliant!) and instructions are found at My DIY Wedding Day.
Chalkboard Canister Labels: $1 for all
Theo-Ann at Outside the Box used a dollar store chalkboard decal to create these cute canister labels. Find out how to make chalkboard canister labels here.
Ideas we’ve featured at Dollar Store Crafts:
Silver Chalkboard Tray (It’s magnetic, too!)
Other Chalkboard Ideas:
- Roundup of Chalkboard Ideas at Little Birdie Secrets