Courtney Warren is a Texas-based interior designer whose work has been featured in Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Apartment Therapy, and Today.com. She is a frequent consultant on Fox 4 TV’s Good Day program in Dallas, was ranked in the top 3 percent of interior designers in the US by Houzz.com, and starred in the Dallas episode of TLC’sFour Houses. She delights in helping overwhelmed clients create beautiful spaces—and will never turn down a warm chocolate chip cookie or Diet Dr Pepper.
Chalking is all the craze right now. Christmas is a great time to use chalk to write messages, quotes and holiday lingo. You can use chalk on almost anything by adding chalkboard paint to any surface. Below are my top 10 ways to incorporate chalk to add to your holiday cheer!
#1-Make a sign using wood panels and add some holiday words to make a statement in your living room, dining room, or game room.
#2-Buy an embellished frame and add a chalkboard and write your countdown to Christmas in chalk.
#3-Grab your favorite coffee mugs, chalkboard stickers and write names or messages for a hot chocolate bar themed party.
#4-You can easily make Christmas gifts trendy and decorative by using chalkboard gifts tags.
#5-Grab some chalkboard tape and line some trays with it for your Christmas party. Write a fun message on the tape!
#6-Use chalkboard paint on a vase, write Merry Christmas and add some branches to it and you will have a fun piece to add to your table scape.
#7-Slice a tree branch and use the slices to make an original ornament. Put chalkboard stickers on the wood pieces and write holiday words on them. Poke a hole in the wood and add ribbon and you will have a great ornament to add to your tree.
#8-Use chalkboard clips on bowls for your Christmas buffet to label your food.
#9-Use a chalk pen on several galvanized tins to spell out a word.
#10-Cut a large piece of wood and paint it with chalkboard paint to be used as a sign for your hot chocolate bar.
Have a Merry Christmas and remember to chalk it up for Christmas!