Heart Chalkboard DIY

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Make this super handy/ cute/ easy heart chalkboard with me! 

I love lists, be it food, what do do or things to be grateful for so I wanted to incorporate a chalkboard into my new office. Its easy, super fast and you can be really creative with it. Heres how its done:

Get yourself some blackboard/ chalkboard paint, you can find it in most DIY or craft shops and its pretty cheap. 

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Use a good brush that will give you clean edges and good control, you want to be actuate. 

I made a heart shaped stencil for my wall. My free hand isn't great so doing a little prep can give you a much better finish. 

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To make sure the heart is symmetrical fold the paper in half and cut out half a heart shape. Then unfold and you should have the perfect heart shape. 

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Then using blue-tack, tack it were you want it on your wall, this means you can move it around and make it perfect. Using a pencil trace around the outline of the heart, easy!  After you have have your outline you can start to paint! For straight edges I use some masking tape to help make a sharp line. 

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You'll need to paint more than one coat, I did 3 just so that its super black. Once the paint has fully dried remove the masking tape and there you have it! 

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You'll never forget those important things again! Plus it looks super pretty :) You could paint any shape you fancy, be creative and have fun!

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