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Chalkboard Tray Wreath

Americana® Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard Tray Wreath
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Chalkboard Tray Wreath

designed by Felicity Greiner

Create a wreath for all seasons with a serving tray and Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint.

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Learn more about Americana® Chalkboard Paint.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Enchanted (ADC16)

Chalkboard Products

  • Americana® Gloss Enamels Glass Chalkboard Paint (DS111)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • sandpaper
  • burlap ribbon
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • chalk
  • cosmetic sponge
  • floral wire
  • serving tray (flea market find)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to clean the tray.
  2. Using a 1/2" flat brush, paint the outside frame of serving tray in Enchanted. (Create as clean an edge as possible where Enchanted and Glass Chalkboard Paint will meet.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Glass Chalkboard Paint. Wait for the paint to dry completely and add another coat.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use sandpaper to carefully distress the outside frame of the tray, revealing metal underneath.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Create a bow using burlap ribbon and attach to the tray handle using floral wire. Let the Glass Chalkboard Paint cure for several days before using chalk to prime the chalkboard surface.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Prime the chalkboard surface by turning chalk on side and coating surface. Use a paper towel to wipe away the chalk. Write a desired message on the chalkboard.