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Mistletoe Christmas Chalkboard Sign for a Romantic Bedroom

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A Christmas Chalkboard Sign in Half an Hour

This mistletoe chalkboard is for our Christmas guest room.  My sons families have to travel to our home and I know carving up their Christmas schedule between families can be a juggling act.  Making a special room for them is my way of saying thank you for finding some Mom time in those ridiculous holiday schedules.

This mistletoe chalkboard sign is easy because  I create a pattern instead of free handing the lettering.   Even with printing and centering the pattern it takes less than half an hour to draw.

Besides a chalkboard, the remaining supplies are super simple.

Mistletoe script template

Chalk

Faux mistletoe greenery

Slightly damp rag

Q-tips

The chalkboard is a DIY chalkboard update project I created last winter.  The chalkboard is 30″ wide by 19″ high so it fits very well in the space above the bed.  .

How to Make a Mistletoe Chalkboard Art

Start by printing out the mistletoe template.  Print the template out and tape together.

A mistletoe template for a Christmas chalkboard decor.

 

Center your template onto the chalkboard, I like to center it by eye and then use a ruler to make sure.  Make some tiny chalk marks along the edges so you can refer to them.

 

Measuring a template for a DIY chalkboard Christmas sign.

Place your template with the printed side against a window.  Using chalk trace the letters on the backside of the paper.

Place the template onto the chalkboard chalk side down and rub with your fingers.

The chalk will transfer enough to provide you with a template to follow.  Fill in your lettering using the chalk.

A close up of the lettering on a Christmas chalkboard sign that says mistletoe.

 

Once you like the lettering clean your board of excess chalk with a slightly damp rag and/or q-tips. In the above picture, you can see that the chalkboard is a bit messy.  Chalk tends to be dusty and smudge, but its ten minutes to make it perfect.

Decorating the Mistletoe Chalkboard

To finish the chalkboard decorate with some faux mistletoe greenery.  That’s all there is to it.

 

Chalkboard Christmas Art, a mistletoe chalkboard for Christmas decor.

 

I think it looks both farmhouse and romantic over the bed.   The room has the snuggle and cuddle cushions I made,  a warm cuddly throw or two, and I will add candles and other decor elements.

 

Christmas chalkboard sign that says mistletoe.

 

This super easy and simple craft has lots of impact on the bedroom.  It makes me smile every time I go in there.  I hope they like it as much as I do.

Some parts of the house at least are starting to look like Christmas.

Leanna

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5 Comments

  1. I love this! I’m going to use it as one of my features for the Happy Holiday link party!

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      That is exciting. I look forward to popping over and checking it out.

  2. Oh I love this. Trying to put more seasonal decor in our bedroom and this is perfect. Featuring when my link party opens. Happy Thanksgiving!

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      That’s great Carol. I made one for each of our bedrooms for Christmas, they are so fun to dream up and make.

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