Chevron and Chalkboard Frame

Chevron and Chalkboard Frame

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 7th 2014

You can mark the passage of time with a photo and chalkboard notes on this vibrantly striped frame.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • pencil
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • #12 flat brush
    • wooden frame
    • four jumbo craft sticks



    Allow to dry between painting steps.

    1. Use a pencil and tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the chevron pattern onto the frame.
    2. Use a #12 flat brush to fill in the chevron stripes using Lavender, Indian Turquoise, and Sea Breeze.
    3. Use the same brush to paint the jumbo craft sticks Lavender. Let dry completely.
    4. Sand the painted craft sticks for a vintage look.
    5. Use a #12 flat brush with Clear Chalkboard Coating to go over all Lavender surfaces. (Follow directions on label.)
    6. Use a hot glue gun to glue the jumbo craft sticks around the photo opening.


    Chevron Chalkboard Pattern