Reindeer Games Chalkboard Sign

Restyle a wood log into a chalkboard to create this fun Reindeer themed decor for Christmas!

Reindeer Games Chalkboard Sign

What you need

Wood slab
Chalkboard paint
Washi tape
Chalk
Sawtooth picture frame bracket and 2 small nails
Hammer



Instructions

1. On the back side of the wood slab, hammer in the sawtooth picture frame bracket. 

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2. On the front side of the wood, mark off the edges of the wood slab that will not be painted and cover these sections with washi tape. Washi tape is non-permanent so it won’t damage the wood or get stuck where it shouldn’t. 

 

 

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3. Paint desired area with chalkboard paint. For the smoothest surface, paint area thoroughly and then use a paintbrush to remove any excess paint while it’s still wet. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4. Allow to air dry completely, about 15-20 minutes.
5. Remove the washi tape.

 

 

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6. Using a piece of chalk, rub chalk dust over the entire chalkboard surface. This “primes” the chalkboard for easy writing later.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7. Mark off 2 inch intervals in order to space out the reindeer names properly.

 

 

 

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8. Writing nicely in chalk takes practice. To make it easier, first write out the words plainly, and add embellishes (scrolls, designs) afterwards.

 

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Comments

  1. It’s a great sign! How do you play Riendeer games?

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