Since we just took down our tree and Christmas decor this past
weekend, this post is the perfect way to finish up the holidays
this season. Christmas can still be in January, right?!
This chalkboard is an oldie but goodie. My Great Aunt
taught me K-2nd grade and we each had our own chalk
boards in our desk. Dominos, flash-cards, chalkboards,
these are the things that built my early education
(and no, it wasn't a little one room school house).
Now of course, until Pinterest and of course the internet,
I had NO idea you could actually sharpen chalk, wow!
No printer ink, no lines, no tracing...I hand sketched
and RE-sketched. Colored and RE-colored, Wiped and RE-wiped
until I was able to come out with the letters I was looking for.
I'm a lefty too, so until Sharpie fine tipped markers
came around, I've had the mark of a right brained
person on my left hand. In purple ink, pencil, marker,
you name it...I made sure to not let my hand rest
on the chalkboard while I was sketching, now
that would've been a disaster!
I added a bit of holly and berries at the end, they added
just the perfect touch of color without taking away from
Did you try your hand at any chalk lettering over
the holidays or any other time? Add your post link in
the comments, I'd love to see your creations!