7 Genius Chalkboard Wedding Projects

by Bridget Clegg
Chalkboard DIY Wedding Ideas // Featured: The Knot Blog

There are lots of new and clever chalkboard craft supplies out there that make DIY wedding projects a total breeze. You don't need a chalkboard to make it happen either. There are chalkboard stickers and labels, chalkboard contact paper and even chalkboard 8-1/2″x11″ paper! See the creative chalkboard projects below (and shop the products to make them yourself!).

Chalkboard Mug Wedding Favors

Photo: Megan Thiele Studios // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Megan Thiele Studios

Photo: Megan Thiele Studios

Give your guests a mason jar mug during the cocktail hour that doubles as a wedding favor. Attach chalkboard stickers and write in their names and table number for a quick and easy escort card.

Shop It: Chalkboard Canning or Kitchen Labels, ZigPosterman, $14.95 for pack of 27

Clothespin & Chalkboard Table Numbers

Photo: Untamed Heart Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Untamed Heart Photography

Photo: Untamed Heart Photography

Attach mini clothespin signs to small centerpieces for a DIY chalkboard table number. Follow this tutorial to make the clothespin chalkboard signs. Tip: instead of painting the wood, use chalkboard vinyl labels!

Shop It: Chalkboard Vinyl Stickers, Hobby Lobby, $2.79 for pack of 16

Chalkboard Fan Place Setting

Photo: Shannon Cunningham Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Shannon Cunningham Photography

Photo: Shannon Cunningham Photography

Use chalkboard paper to create paper fan place settings for guests are your reception. Just cut out your desired shape from the chalkboard paper and use double stick tape to attach it to jumbo craft sticks (like these!). Set out pieces of chalk on every table so guests can write in their own sayings for fun photo opps.

>Shop the craft supply! Chalkboard Paper: ChalkInk.com, $131.99 for 100 sheets

Chalkboard Bride & Groom Chair Signs

Photo: Allison Davis Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Allison Davis Photography

Photo: Allison Davis Photography

Make your own chalkboard paint, then brush it on plain wooden plaques (available at craft supply stores) to create pretty bride and groom chair signs. Added bonus of mixing up your own batch of chalkboard paint? You can make it in any color you want! Use this chalkboard paint recipe.

Chalkboard Paint Window Sign

Photo: Jenn Hopkins Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Jenn Hopkins Photography

Photo: Jenn Hopkins Photography

Repurpose an old window by chalkboard painting the panes and writing out directions to the various wedding day activities. Hint: acrylic chalkboard spray paint adheres best to glass.

Shop It: Chalkboard Spray Paint, Home Depot, $5.98 for 1 can

Chalkboard Welcome Wreath

Photo: Elario Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Elario Photography

Photo: Elario Photography

Create a wedding day wreath by painting a plain wooden plaque with chalkboard paint and writing in a welcome message. Use a chalk marker to for a smooth and mess-free alternative to regular chalk.

Shop It: Chalk Markers, ChalkInk.com, $4.99 for 1 marker and Staples, $13.99 for pack of 4

Photo Booth Chalkboard Speech Bubbles

Photo: Beyond Beyond // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Beyond Beyond

Photo: Beyond Beyond

Let your guests get creative in the photo booth by making your own speech bubble props. Just follow this guide and use genius chalkboard contact paper!

Shop It: Chalkboard Contact Paper, Michael's, $10 for 15″x36″ roll

See more chalkboard wedding inspiration!

> Print and send these customizable chalkboard Save The Dates!

> 7 Creative Chalkboard Wedding Ideas

> A Rustic Barn Wedding With Chalkboard Centerpieces

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