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Chalkboard Cookie Tins

Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard Cookie Tins
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Chalkboard Cookie Tins

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Gift holiday goodies in cookie tins enhanced with DecoArt’s new Americana Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint.

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Learn more about Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint.


Chalkboard Products

  • Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint (DS111)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • ruler
  • cloth
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • chalk
  • metal cookie tins
  • masking tape
  • washable marker or pencil


  1. Remove cookie tin lid from tin and wipe with wet cloth. Let dry.
  2. Using ruler, measure top of lid and mark halfway point with pencil or washable marker.
  3. Lay strip of masking tape across middle of tin. (See photo: tin at left.) Make sure to firmly press down edges of tape down so paint can’t get underneath.
  4. Using only vertical brushstrokes, paint one half of cookie tin lid. Let dry for one hour.
  5. Paint second layer, this time using only horizontal brushstrokes. Let dry and cure for 24 hours.
  6. Remove masking tape. If paint has seeped under masking tape, gently rub away with finger.
  7. Lightly rub chalk over top of chalkboard and wipe off with wet cloth.


Alternately, use masking tape to make section at one edge of tin lid. (See photo, tin at right.)

Add your name, recipe, allergy information, or other notes and take to this cookie tin to your next picnic or potluck.