Travel Chalkboard Tutorial

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Easy and fast to make you could take this little chalkboard with you anywhere

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Here's what you need to make a travel chalkboard:

  • Altoids tin
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Paint brush
  • Sandpaper
  • Chalk

(optional if you want to decorate the lid)

  • Pretty paper
  • White glue or Mod Podge
  • Scissors

1. Lightly sand the inside of the lid.

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2. Paint the inside of the lid with chalkboard paint. Give it a good 2 or 3 coats. 

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3. If you want to decorate the outside of the lid there endless possibilities. But an easy way is to trace the top on some pretty paper, cut out, and glue with Mod Podge over the Altoids label.

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That's it.

Now you can take this little tin with you and make art anywhere. Maybe throw in a small cloth scrap like the end of an old sock or t-shirt to use as an eraser.

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