Holiday DIY: Leigh Ann Allaire-Perrault’s Chalkboard Gift Tags
Looking to add a personalized touch to presents this holiday? The good news is that gorgeous gift-wrapping isn’t about how much money you spend, but rather what you can do with that money. That’s certainly the philosophy of design and do-it-yourself expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault. As a television personality on Cityline and spokesperson for Rust-Oleum, Allaire Perrault regularly turns dollar store finds into luxe-looking treasures. Here, she reveals how to step up your holiday decor with these easy-to-make DIY chalkboard gift tags.
What You’ll Need to Make DIY Chalkboard Gift Tags:
- Birch log
- Circular saw
- Drill with drill bit
- Artist’s brush
- Rust-Oleum® Specialty Chalkboard Paint
- Yarn or twine
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Do-It-Yourself Chalkboard Gift Tag Instructions
Step 1: Using a circular saw, cut even slices of the birch log about 1⁄4-inch thick.
Step 2: Drill a small hole near the edge of each slice.
Step 3: With an artist’s brush, apply two coats of Chalkboard paint to the centre of each birch slice.
Step 4: Once dry, loop yarn or twine through the drill hole, write a name or greeting on the birch slice in chalk, and then tie it to a festive gift.
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