Summer Issue DIY Weddings Magazine {Feature} DIY Chalkboards

I always love waking up to an email letting me know that latest issue of DIY Weddings Magazine is up and ready for purchase. Especially when I have a DIY project in it!

Since summer is just around the corner, I thought it would be a great idea to show a project I have been working on for the summer, chalkboards. Chalkboards are such great additions to your ceremony and reception. Their are an inexpensive and easy way to add a unique touch.

 Not only are they functional for the wedding, but you can use them around the house or to document other life events. I use chalkboards all the time to document my son’s milestones month to month, welcome messages for overnight guests and on display in our kitchen for a little extra holiday spirit. 
You can check out more of this handsome little man over at Cherry Blossom Love
What is great about doing them yourself is you can use what ever shape and size you want. I found the ones for this project at Michael’s. 
These are the materials I use when making chalkboards. There are many options to choose from and you may find something that works a little better. I find that using primer first allows the chalkboard paint to go on smoothly and look flawless. I am also very particular about safety and use a mask and gloves but those are really optional. 

You can download your own copy of the latest DIY Wedding Magazine issue here

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