I’m normally not a big decorator when it comes to Halloween. I’ve just never really gotten into it. It’s a little too dark for my liking. But I do enjoy giving out treats to the kids in the neighborhood. So I figured I’d let the tricker treaters in on this years menu. Here is a simple Halloween Chalkboard Door Hang. Let’s the kid’s know what your serving and even let them know when you’re all out.
- 2 – 1×2 @ 13.5″
- 2 – 1×2 @ 12″
- 12″x 12″ (This can be 1/4 or 1/2 plywood but keep it light)
- Rustoleum Clear Chalkboard Paint
- Buttercream acrylic paint
- Paint brush
- Ribbon (1.5″ in width)
- Roofing nails
Optional: Halloween stickers and stencils
Once the base and trim 1×2 pieces are dry its time to assemble the sign. I used a nail gun but this project can be completed with a hammer and nails.. Once attached I flipped the sign over and sanded the top of the sign in an effort to create a rustic distressed look.
Wipe away the dust with a damp cloth and apply the Clear Chalkboard Paint.
Once the chalkboard paint dries its time to attach the ribbon. This project works when the ribbon the the width of the side trim and the boards are light weight. Starting at the bottom of the board place two nails on 3 sides of the chalkboard sign.
Complete by creating a bow at the top of the sign. Decorate and with stickers and stencils. I highlighted the sign with Halloween stickers. My handwriting sucks so I used transfer paper to write on the chalkboard so guest could actually read it 🙂
Till Next Time! Happy Halloween! ~T.