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Christmas Cookie Swap Party - Chalkboard

This festive chalkboard is perfect for your most important holiday messages. It’s not only simple to make, but it’s also magnetic!

At a Glance:

#4289 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Chalkboard Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Black, 8 oz. - 2517

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz. - 954

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz. #2789, Metal rectangular serving tray, Spray primer, Drill, Wide red ribbon, 1/8 inch red ribbon, Large red jingle bells, Silver chenille stems, Hot Glue, Paint brush, Painters tape (Optional)


1. Spray entire front of tray with Primer. Allow to dry.

2. Paint edges of tray with two coats of Fresh Foliage. Allow to dry between coats.

3. Paint inside of tray with two coats of Chalkboard paint (Optional, Use Painters Tape to tape an out line to paint within). Allow to dry. Remove Tape.

4. Paint edges of tray with two coats of Peridot Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry between coats.

5. Drill two holes 7 inches apart along top edge.

6. Make a “hanger” with the ribbon by feeding each end of the Wide Red Ribbon through the back holes of tray and tie a bow in the front.

7. Hang each Jingle Bell on the 1/8 inch Red Ribbon and tie to center of bow. Allow one bell to hang slightly lower than the other.

8. Make a bow with the Chenille stem.

9. Use Hot Glue to attach silver bow to the center of the red bow.

10. Pull the large red bow up to the outer edge of the tray and use Hot Glue to glue in place (This will allow the bow to sit higher and reveal more chalkboard surface).

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.