Chalkboard Garden Sign

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I found this metal magnetic yard sign at a craft store… it’s main purpose was to hold cute  magnetic signs. ( although the signs seemed to be MIA, or that’s what the store worker told  me).   I decided that it would be much cuter as a chalkboard. 

I brought it home, roughed it up a bit with some sand paper and painted three coats of chalkboard paint…

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Be Merry.

Lately I have been in full Christmas mode.  Not a whole lot has been painted, although I have been very creative in my package wrapping,  my cookie making and then onto my chalkboard drawing… 

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I  have not drawn on my chalkboard a whole lot since painting it, so I was thinking this would be a perfect time, and it would make my house look festive!

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If you would like to see how I did this chalkboard, go here.

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Making chalkboard tags for presents…

Note: I DID THIS AND IT SMEARED AFTER A WEEK OR SO…READ here TO SEE HOW I CAME UP WITH A SOLUTION!

1.  Purchase cardboard tags or bookmarks…

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2.Paint each tag with two coats of chalkboard paint

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3. Write your message on the tag using regular chalk

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4. Lightly sprat the tags with a clear  protective coat to prevent from severely smearing….

word of advice: do not spray too close as the spray will remove the chalk!

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Pinterest things to try…

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   Chalkboard painted gift tags

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I love using Pinterest for ideas to try( especially around the holidays!)

I will be doing these for sure on all the Christmas presents!

I was thinking you could do simple rectangle tags or you could even get creative and do other shapes!

I found this here.

I also tried this see it here.