"Thankful" Chalkboard Decor Tray

"Thankful" Chalkboard Decor Tray

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 3rd 2014

The tray's chalkboard finish allows you to change the tray's message, even turn it into a menu board.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • scissors
    • burlap ribbon
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #10 flat brush
    • chalk
    • silver tray



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Clean the tray with rubbing alcohol. Let dry completely.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 3/4" flat brush with Timeless and carefully paint the tray's inner border. Rinse the brush; let the tray dry completely.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a 3/4" flat brush to apply a first coat of Glass Chalkboard. Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #10 flat brush with Whisper to paint stripes around the border.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a 3/4" flat brush to apply a second coat of Glass Chalkboard. (Follow label instructions for drying times.) Rinse brush.
    10. Use scissors to cut the burlap ribbon and hot glue it to tray back.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Before using the tray as a chalkboard, follow label instructions and condition before use.