Make These Fab Craft Projects with Our Brand New Dovecraft Chalk Markers

The popularity of chalk paint is continuing to grow with everyday objects such as jars, cupboards, and even walls being transformed, our new chalk pens are fun and easy to work with and their uses are endless.

Chalkboard Easel Card

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What You Will Need

Dovecraft Chalk Markers –White, Neon Pink & Neon Green

Dovecraft Kraft 6” x 6” card blank & Dovecraft A4 black card

Dovecraft Foam Tape

Dovecraft Clear Stamp – With Love

How to Make

1.  Mark your craft card blank at 10cm wide with the card fold at the top, cut off the excess so you have a 10x15.2cm rectangle. To create the legs for your easel card, measure 2cm on each side at the bottom and mark the leg length at 5.2cm, cut out the middle area.

2.  Cut a 3cm x 10cm piece of kraft card and score the card at 1cm on all four sides. Cut and fold on each scored side and stick the folds together with double sided tape. Add to the top of the easel legs to create a little shelf for your card.

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3.  With a piece of black card stock, cut an 8cm square, apply the neon green chalk marker to the sentiment stamp and stamp onto the black cardstock at an angle. Draw a heart around the sentiment with the neon pink chalk marker. As a finishing touch, drawing lines around the edge around the black cardstock to create a border.

4.  Add strips of foam tape to the black square to give your card more depth and stick above the shelf.

Shopping Board

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What You Will Need

Dovecraft Chalk Markers – White, Neon Pink, Neon Yellow & Neon Green

First Edition 12” x 12” Kaleidoscope papers

First Edition Dies – Flower & SANTORO®'s Willow Steel Dies

Cricut Explore Machine/or alphabet dies

Assorted gems and pearls

A chalk board

How to Make

1.  Cut a piece of glitter Kaleidoscope paper to 29cm x 2.6cm and stick to the bottom of the chalkboard. Cut two strips of the same glitter Kaleidoscope paper to 2.8cm x 30cm and add to the left and right side of the chalkboard.

2. Cut a contrasting piece of Kaleidoscope to 31cm x 8.5cm to fit across the top of your notice board.Draw a free hand shape that you would like the top to be or use a scrap piece of paper folded in half to create your desired shape then cut out it to use as a template.

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3.  Using the Cricut Explore machine to cut out the words ‘Shopping List’ with the green tie-dye paper. We have used the Cricut alphabet font in bold and welded the letters together to make the text. We have then added it to the top of the chalkboard in the centre.

4.  Die cut flowers in various sizes with the First Edition Flowers and SANTORO®'s Willow die sets and shape the petals around a pencil or tool to give a dimensional effect. With some of the larger flowers, we have stuck a smaller flower to the middle. Add the die cut flowers to the bottom left of the board and around the ‘Shopping List’ text at the top of the chalkboard. As a finishing touch, add gems or pearls to the centre of each flower.

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Your notice board is now ready to use your chalk markers to write your shopping list!

Upcycled Glass Jar

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What You Will Need

DecoArt Americana Black Chalkboard Paint - Black Slate

Dovecraft Chalk Markers – White, Neon Pink & Neon Blue

Masking Tape

Washi Tape

A Jar

How to Make

1.  With your glass jar, use masking tape to mask off a central strip, paint a layer of DecoArt Americana Black Chalkboard Paint, you may need to add a few coats to cover your jar.

2.  Once dry, remove the masking tape and replace with a strip of your chosen washi tape to the top and bottom of the jar to create a border.

3.  To finish, we have added our text with the white Dovecraft chalk marker and added faux stitching around the text with the neon pink and blue markers. 

What would you make with the Dovecraft Chalk Markers? We would also love to see how you use them, so remember to upload them to our project gallery.

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