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3 Fun & Easy Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint at Parties

Recently we've become a tad obsessed with chalkboard paint. It's a budget-friendly tool that creative hosts and hostesses can utilize in so many different ways to add touch of fun and personalization to the simplest of celebrations.

Below, we've got the super simple tutorials for the 3 crafts using chalkboard paint that we've highlighted in our video that can be used to inspire anything from wine tasting parties to special weeknight dinners.

Embellished Wine Glass

Replace delicate wine charms that cost you a pretty penny and add a fun, personalized touch to your cocktail glasses. We love this idea for seated dinner parties as much as we do for a wine tasting. Whether you label it with guest names to act as a place card or to let friends know which wine glass to use for which wine, it's simple and affordable. Best of all, if you want to remove the paint, you can.


Take a clean wine glass (or any cocktail glass with a base) and dip it gently into your chalkboard paint. As you pull it out, give the glass a twirl to ensure the paint is applied as evenly as possible.

Place on a piece of wax paper to set - one the top is dry, turn over so the bottom can dry.


Chalkboard Coasters

If you're having a family-friendly dinner, consider painting some old wooden coasters with chalkboard paint and using as a place setting. It's simple and cheap, but will also give the kids something to entertain themselves with as the grown-ups chat. Just scatter some chalk around and let them get creative!


Serving Tray

Finally, at practically any party you're guaranteed to need a serving tray. Whether you're using one for passed hors d'oeuvres, as a cheese tray or to arrange cocktail glasses in a more formal fashion, a great idea to add dimension, character and even information for guests is with chalkboard paint. Label foods, identify ingredients or spell out messages - it's simple, fun and functional!


More Chalkboard Craft Inspiration

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