How-to: Upcycled Chalkboard Blocks out of Regular Building Blocks

let the coats of primer dryGive each block as many coats of primer as it seems to need, letting it dry thoroughly between coats. I use a pretty low-chemical primer, but I still do this outdoors on a nice day.

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I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now.

Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life, and my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties.


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