Plaid Apple Barrel Chalkboard & Teacher Clips

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by Kirsten Jones, Plaid

Plaid Apple Barrel Chalkboard & Teacher Clips

Make a heartfelt gift for a favorite teacher!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint each clothespin as shown: Lime Tree, Grape Jam and Parrot Blue. Let dry.
  • 2
    Paint small wood hearts Black, let dry. Trace a heart onto Purple Heart cardstock and two of the hearts onto Color Foil cardstock.
  • 3
    Basecoat edge of chalkboard with Black, let dry. Cut strips of Black Dots cardstock to fit edges of frame.
  • 4
    Following directions on Mod Podge, add cardstock to hearts as shown and to frame edge. Let dry.
  • 5
    Using small liner brush and White add words to clothespins as shown. Let dry.
  • 6
    Add varnish and let dry.
  • 7
    Add ribbon as shown with hot glue.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paints in Black, Lime Tree, Parrot Blue, Grape Jam & White
  • •Plaid FolkArt Water Based Gloss Varnish
  • •Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish in Gloss
  • •A Nicole™ Crafts 12" x 18" Chalkboard Plaque, A Piece of 12" x 12" Cardstock in Purple Heart, Dual Temperature Glue Gun and Three of the 3" Wood Hearts and 9" Wood Clothespins
  • •American Crafts 12" x 12" Cardstock in Black Dots & Large Foil Chevron
  • •Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon in Aruba
  • •Princeton Artist Brush Co. Select Synthetic Brushes in Liner 1 & Flat 12
  • •Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks
  • •Scissors