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Make your own kid's blackboard

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This mini blackboard is a nice feature for the desk, allowing parents and kids alike to write small reminders during the school term.

A kid's mini blackboard project

You will need

What you'll need

Step 1 and Step 2

Step 3


  1. Take the frame apart and paint the pieces in Resene Quick Dry primer
  2. Once dry, paint the frame in Resene Buzz.
  3. Paint the backboard of the frame in Resene FX Blackboard Paint, using the roller for a smooth finish. Leave to dry.
  4. Put the pieces back together and get chalking!

Top tip:  If you’d prefer to avoid black, try Resene FX Chalkboard Paint for a range of colour options to create a fun chalkboard.


Project by Nikki Astwood. May 2020.

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