A close up of text on a white background
Hello Princess Pinky Girl readers!! This is Shonee from Hawthorne and Main! I’m super excited to be here with you!! Today I am going to show you guys how to make this colorful chalkboard calendar!
 
Since becoming a mom I swear my mind is gone!! Things that I should remember have vanished.
 
The other night I had a girls night out planned. It was going to be a fun night of food, friends and hanging out! How could I forget something like that…..
 
I kid you not, I did.
 
  I remembered in the morning and by afternoon it was gone. Just gone.
 
My friends texted me that night to say “Hey, where are you?”
Luckily I was still able to make it. Very late and super embarrassed.
 
I think I need a personal assist to help keep my mind straight….sheesh.
 
Maybe this chalkboard calendar will help me stay on top of things better!! I still love anything having to do with chalkboards! Who’s with me?
 
 
 
A person with collar shirt
 
 
Supplies:
 
-1×12 cut to 19 inched long
 
-2 clip board clips- got mine at Joann
 
-white acrylic paint
 
-assortment of bright acrylic paint
 
-black chalkboard paint
 
-yellow spray paint
 
-painters tape
 
-paint brush
 
-sand paper
 
-4 small screws
 
-Calendar Numbers- FREE printable
 
 
To start off, paint the entire board white. After it has dried completely randomly apply the different bright colors of paint. Once again let that dry. Then, apply one last thin coat of white paint.
 
Text and Paint
 
 
After all the paint has been applied and allowed to dry, take a piece of sand paper and gently sand the areas where you painted the bright colors. This will allow the colors to show though. If you leave some of the white it will make it look more aged.
 
 
A graffiti covered wall

Using your painters tape, mark off a section where you want  the chalkboard to be. Roughly 9 inches by 6 inches.
Paint the marked off section with the chalkboard paint.

A close up of a sign
 
 
Next, paint the clips with the yellow spray paint. Doing a few light coats always ensures good coverage without drips! Once the paint dries, sand the surface a little to get an aged look. Use a couple small screws to attach the clips to the board.
 
 
Text and Font
 

When you get ready to print out the calendar numbers head over here.

Calendar and Chalkboard paint
Print and cut out all of the letters. The clips should be able to hold all of the numbers making it easy to change out the date. The chalkboard area can be used to write the month, a message, or  even a reminder, ahhhheeemmmm. 
 
 
 
A sign on a wall
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Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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