Easter Chalkboard Place Cards

Easter Chalkboard Place Cards

Hi Friends!  It’s Jenny from Days of Chalk and Chocolate.  I whipped up some Easter chalkboard place cards recently and they were so easy and fun to make!  I feel like chalkboard is the craft/decor world’s little black dress in that it is always appropriate and it will never go out of style! 

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While browsing through Wal-mart the other day I came across these plastic eggs. I like them because they are dyeable with regular egg dye and they don’t open so there is no little line around the middle. Brilliant!

 

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To spray paint the eggs with chalkboard paint, I placed them back in the egg carton but skipped every other section. This keeps them from flying away when the spray hits them. These eggs are very light.

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I sprayed the top half with a good coating of the chalkboard paint. 

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Let them dry. Once dry, flip each egg over and spray the other side.

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Once that half was dry, I used a chalk paint pen, available at most craft stores, to write each name. 

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I think these chalkboard place cards would be cute for Easter brunch or an informal dinner.

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easter chalkboard place cards

The chalkboard theme gets carried to the centerpiece too. I painted a thrift store frame with chalk paint and sprayed the glass with chalkboard paint. It makes a cute tray for other little Easter decorations.

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Comments

  1. Eleanor Treole :

    Genius! And adorable!!!

  2. I am in LOVE with these egg placecards! What a great idea! And I had NO idea that Walmart carried plastic eggs that don’t open – I need to get some of those asap! 🙂
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