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Chalkboard Crafts

How to Make Crafts Featuring Chalkboards

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Some people may think that chalkboards are just for the classroom, but I have to disagree. Chalkboards can be fun everywhere! You can dress up a lot of ordinary household and even trash items using chalkboard paint and chalkboard Con-Tact paper. Explore all of these projects and have fun creating decorations, toys, and even unique gift items.

I bet you can think of a lot of of creative ideas. If you do, make sure you submit it to be published here. If you make any of the crafts already posted here, make sure you send in a photo to be included in this collection.

Activity Travel Tray Craft

Activity Travel Tray Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how you can use chalkboard Con-Tact paper and white Con-Tact paper to craft a fun toy kids will enjoy.

Baby Food Jar Organizers

Baby Food Jar Organizers
Learn how to find more storage space by using baby food jars and chalkboard paint. Attach the lid of the jar to the underside of a shelf.

Chalkboard Window Craft

Chalkboard Window Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to craft a fun chalkboard out of an old window. You can find old windows at garage sale, thrift store, or maybe even in your attic or basement.

Clipboard Chalkboard

Clipboard Chalkboard
Give a boring, old clipboard new life using chalkboard paint. Not only can you use the clipboard to hold notes but also to write notes on.

Cupboard Door Chalkboard

Cupboard Door Chalkboard
You can use chalkboard paint to turn an old cupboard door, or every cupboard door in your house, into a chalkboard. You can write down items you run out of right on the cupboard door when you use it up.

Jar of Love Craft

Jar of Love Craft
Paint a large jar with chalkboard paint and not only can you fill it with love notes, you can write a lovely message on it.

Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint
You don't have to go buy chalkboard paint next time you want to work on one of these projects, learn how easy it is to mix up a batch of chalkboard paint.

Mini Chalkboard Magnets

Mini Chalkboard Magnets
This fun tutorial explains how you can turn round, canning lids into functional magnets. I think this is a much better idea that throwing them in the trash.

Mirror Chalkboard Craft

Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Check out this tutorial and discover how I turned a thrift store mirror into a fancy, chalkboard wall hanging. This would be perfect for a kid's room or you can paint one to match your bathroom decor.

Piggy Bank Chalkboard

Piggy Bank Chalkboard
You can personalize any old bank using chalkboard paint. Your bank doesn't even have to be shaped like a pig!

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