Emilie Bier Do it Your Self

Panel Christmas trees for your holiday mantle


Have you ever tried chalkboard paper? This secret ingredient adds a special touch to this presentation of the Christmas table trees! Learn how to make a chalkboard Christmas tree below.

Hello! It’s Ginger from GingerSnapCrafts.com, & I'm so excited to be here with all of you! More on my blog-I love sharing simple crafts, my latest DIY projects, simple recipes, organization tips & more!I also share a little about my life with an amazing hubby & 5 wild & crazy kiddos. I’d love you over at some point. 🙂 I love the look of chalkboard, but I’m not so crazy about the mess!So this faux chalkboard DIY Christmas trees are perfect. Plus, they are so easy to make! So you’ let;s go.
Christmas table treesyou’ll have to supplies a few to get started:Mod hodgepodge Shine (even if only about any kind would work!)4×4 pieces of untreated wood cut in 3 blocks (10 inch, 7 inch & another 7-inch) - white chalk or acrylic paint, sand paper (optional)foam brush chalkboard scrapbook paper this image &this image from the Silhouette store (or you can freehand your own Christmas tree or you are looking for clip art as well) I cut my trees with the help of my Silhouette & the chalkboard paper. You could also free hand some of the Christmas trees & do it, as well.Then I painted my wood block white paint with chalk. I love to paint chalk. It gives a nice soft look. You could be really any kind of color, though ~ spray paint even. It’s a little too cold where I live, to break out and the spray paint though! 😉After the paint is dried, I have my blocks just a bit with a piece of sand paper. If you also you can like the look of, do. next, I put a layer of Mod-smorgasbord on my wood block with a foam brush. I love using Mod to give hodgepodge, my surface is a smooth surface. Then I put my paper Board tree that I had previously cut out on the upper side of the layer of wet Mod-hodgepodge. Then I applied a layer of Mod smorgasbord on the upper side of the paper table tree.I pushed with my brush, since I the application of the Mod-pick-and-mix to ensure that I got no bubbles or “seamless” commercials. Then I let it dry it. Repeat the process for the other two blocks. That’s it! So easy! These are going to look so cute for my winter coat. I love the contrast of white & black. 🙂 I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas! Thank you so much, that I about Amy! If you try to make a table Christmas tree, let me know in the comments.
I would like to hear what you about these trees think. To see if you would like to have some more Christmas-decor-projects, I’ve done, check these out:wooden snowman advent calendar calendar farm house door decor make Christmas BowlWooden Christmas Stockings

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