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"Thankful" Chalkboard Decor Tray

Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™

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"Thankful" Chalkboard Decor Tray

designed by Micaela Spiggle

The tray's chalkboard finish allows you to change the tray's message, even turn it into a menu board.

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Learn more about Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™.


Americana® Chalky Finish for Glass™

  • Timeless (ADCG08)
  • Whisper (ADCG05)

Chalkboard Products

  • Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint (DS111)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • burlap ribbon
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • chalk
  • silver tray (flea market find)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Clean the tray with rubbing alcohol. Let dry completely.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush with Timeless and carefully paint the tray's inner border. Rinse the brush; let the tray dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a 3/4" flat brush to apply a first coat of Glass Chalkboard. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #10 flat brush with Whisper to paint stripes around the border.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a 3/4" flat brush to apply a second coat of Glass Chalkboard. (Follow label instructions for drying times.) Rinse brush.
  6. Use scissors to cut the burlap ribbon and hot glue it to tray back.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Before using the tray as a chalkboard, follow label instructions and condition before use.