Thursday, January 29, 2015

7 Genius Chalkboard Wedding Projects


There are lots of new and clever chalkboard craft supplies out there that make DIY wedding projects a total breeze. You don’t need a chalkboard to make it happen either. There are chalkboard stickers and labels, chalkboard contact paper and even chalkboard 8-1/2″x11″ paper! See the creative chalkboard projects below (and shop the products to make them yourself!).

Chalkboard Mug Wedding Favors

Give your guests a mason jar mug during the cocktail hour that doubles as a wedding favor. Attach chalkboard stickers and write in their names and table number for a quick and easy escort card.

Shop It: Chalkboard Canning or Kitchen Labels, ZigPosterman, $14.95 for pack of 27

Clothespin & Chalkboard Table Numbers

Attach mini clothespin signs to small centerpieces for a DIY chalkboard table number. Follow this tutorial to make the clothespin chalkboard signs. Tip: instead of painting the wood, use chalkboard vinyl labels!

Shop It: Chalkboard Vinyl Stickers, Hobby Lobby, $2.79 for pack of 16

Chalkboard Fan Place Setting

Use chalkboard paper to create paper fan place settings for guests are your reception. Just cut out your desired shape from the chalkboard paper and use double stick tape to attach it to jumbo craft sticks (like these!). Set out pieces of chalk on every table so guests can write in their own sayings for fun photo opps.

Shop the craft supply! Chalkboard Paper:, $131.99 for 100 sheets

Chalkboard Bride & Groom Chair Signs

Make your own chalkboard paint, then brush it on plain wooden plaques (available at craft supply stores) to create pretty bride and groom chair signs. Added bonus of mixing up your own batch of chalkboard paint? You can make it in any color you want! Use this chalkboard paint recipe.

Chalkboard Paint Window Sign

Repurpose an old window by chalkboard painting the panes and writing out directions to the various wedding day activities. Hint: acrylic chalkboard spray paint adheres best to glass.

Shop It: Chalkboard Spray Paint, Home Depot, $5.98 for 1 can

Chalkboard Welcome Wreath

Photo: Elario Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Create a wedding day wreath by painting a plain wooden plaque with chalkboard paint and writing in a welcome message. Use a chalk marker to for a smooth and mess-free alternative to regular chalk.

Shop It: Chalk Markers,, $4.99 for 1 marker and Staples, $13.99 for pack of 4

Photo Booth Chalkboard Speech Bubbles

Photo: Beyond Beyond // Featured: The Knot Blog
Let your guests get creative in the photo booth by making your own speech bubble props. Just follow this guide and use genius chalkboard contact paper!

Shop It: Chalkboard Contact Paper, Michael’s, $10 for 15″x36″ roll


Post a Comment