Easy Canvas Chalkboard Menu


This 10-minute DIY project helped me be able to post the weekly menu at our house and get out of answering the daily "what's for dinner?" question!
I'm always finding unused canvases at thrift stores – the planned work of art not even started is apparently a common occurrence - but canvases at craft stores are inexpensive, too, with one of those coupons that are issued weekly. The only other items I used were sticker letters in two sizes (I used foam letters, but any letter stickers will work), latex paint and chalkboard paint (I've used flat black paint on some past chalkboard projects, so it would probably work too, but I had found a cheap can of chalkboard paint).
It's pretty self-explanatory, but you can find more details on the blog if you need!
I love having the menu posted for the whole family to see.
It's a simple 2-color paint process: paint the first color, apply stickers, spray the black paint and let dry.
In order to look and work like a chalkboard, you'll need to condition the surface by rubbing the side of a piece of chalk over the whole thing and then rubbing with a soft cloth.
No more questions about what's for dinner!

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