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DIY Chalkboard – Teachers Gift Idea

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Hello again my loves! It’s April from back with another easy DIY tutorial.  Back to School is literally right around the corner (yikes!), so I have made this easy DIY Chalkboard Teacher’s Gift that you can make in just minutes!  Grab your hot glue gun, girl.


1 – Small chalkboard (this is the one shown, $2 at Michaels!)
1 – Wooden, pre-painted apple shape (again, Michaels, $0.98!)
3 – No.2 Pencils (Sharpened to proper lengths to fit as shown)
Ribbon (1-2 designs)
Tape (Washi/Masking/cello)
Hot Glue Gun (not shown)

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 1. Remove existing black string from chalkboard

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2. Position first ribbon across the top of chalkboard, covering the pre-drilled holes that the original black string hung from.  Use tape (washi/masking/whatever you have on hand) to hold the ribbon in position.

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 3. Flip chalkboard over and hot glue the ends to back of board using hot glue.  Secure the second ribbon to the back of board just outside the existing pre-drilled holes, again, use the glory that is hot glue.  Once dry, flip to front and remove tape.

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4. Sharpen pencils to appropriate lengths to fit on chalk board.

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 5. Using hot glue, secure pencils and pre-painted apple as shown below.

DIY Teacher's School Gift - illistyle.com6. And ta-da! You now have a super cute DIY Chalkboard Teacher’s Gift for the first day of school!

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April is a wife, mom, and crafter who recently returned to Southern California with her husband, growing family, and two dogs after living in the Caribbean for a few years. illistyle is a unique lifestyle blog focusing on crafts, diy, and decor for the creative home.

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