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DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

 

Mother's Day is next month and what better way to show our appreciation for all the work our mother's have done to prepare delicious and healthy meals day in an day out than a fancy chalkboard menu board, just the kind we see at a little cafe in France!

It's a really simple process, keep reading to see the full tutorial!

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Supplies:

  • Unfinished frame (or an old thrifted frame). Found mine for $1 at my local craft store
  • Wooden plaque
  • Spay paint in your color choice
  • Wood Glue
  • Chalkboard (black) contact paper
  • Ruler
  • Exacto Knife
  • Cutting board

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Trace the outline of the plaque shape and cut out a piece of black contact paper to fit the inside design

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Do the same with the photo insert in the frame. Cutting out a piece of black contact paper to fit that size

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Put the frame on top of the plague, center it and draw a line around the top and inside to mark where the plague meets the frame

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Apply wood glue to the inside of this shape you just traced

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Place the frame on top and secure tightly to allow the glue to dry completely

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Once the glue is dry (about 30 minutes), spay paint the entire frame and plague in a well ventilated area.

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Stick on the black contact sheets you cut out at the beginning onto the plague and the frame insert.

DIY Mother’s Day Gift: Chalkboard Menu Board

Decorate with chalk and present with a nice breakfast for Mother's Day!