chalkboard sticker frame

I’m so in love with our Chalkboard Sticker Frames! We use them around the store to highlight upcoming workshops and events – so much more fun than flyers. I usually write on the chalkboard surface with Bistro Markers, but I’m always looking for new ways to decorate them. So, what about rubber stamping?

It works! I experimented with various rubber stamps using the Bistro Markers as ink. Turns out it’s an easy way to add fun images to the chalkboard – no artistic ability required! I found that the best rubber stamps to use are those with intricate designs – they are so impressive against the black backdrop!

A few quick steps: Draw directly onto a rubber stamp using a Bistro Marker – covering the entire surface. Press your stamp firmly onto the chalkboard. Lift the rubber stamp carefully so you don’t create any smudges. The image should dry in seconds!

butterfly rubber stamps

fall leaves rubber stamps
p.s. Bistro Markers wipe off a chalkboard surface with the help of glass cleaner sprayed onto a paper towel!

–Catherine, Paper Source Alexandria Store
PS colors: gravel & curry
Latest fave: 2010 Cavallini Easel Calendar – Italia


10 Responses

  1. Heather says:

    I love this idea!

  2. now THAT is creative! How cool!

  3. crysia says:

    Soooo clever! Love it. The leaves look like the ink prints we used to do in grade school with real leaves. Great job!

  4. rebekah says:

    what an awesome idea! thanks for the tip! :)

  5. Nicely done! Question, does it mess up the stamps for future use or can I easily clean the bistro marker ink off no problems?? I love the bright colors on the black backdrop, so dramatic!!

  6. Julian Kapetanos says:

    Interesting page. My co-workers and I were just talking about this the other day. Also your site looks excellent on my old laptop. And thats rare. Keep it up.

  7. PS Stores says:

    School Supplies Sleuth, our store was able to wipe off the marker with a little spray glass cleaner and paper towel – give it a try!

  8. Kathy says:

    This will inspire me to actually put my chalkboard up on the wall.

  9. Roxie says:

    LOVE IT! Thanks for the good tips!

  10. Busybee says:

    This is different and I like it.