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Don’t have access to a projector? Download free chalkboard print­ ables from Pinterest. Although these print in an 8.5 x 11 format, you can take printables to a commercial copy center such as Staples and ask that they be enlarged to an engineering print size (there are several sizes with the largest being 36 x 48). If you decide to transfer by means of paper, these tips will have you transferring effortlessly in no time. It takes practice, so ask for a few copies of the image and always remember, if you mess it up, erase it and try again! • Rub the entire back of the image with chalk, completely coating the surface. Turn the print over and tape it to your chalkboard wall. Using a dull pencil, trace around the images or text. Remove from the wall and you will have a chalk outline of your design. Fill it in with chalk for the perfect design! • Another method is to tape the image to the wall, slide white artist graphite paper under the image and trace the outside of the image. Once traced, remove the original and the graphite paper and fill in the image with chalk. Paint Yourself Into a Corner – Ideas for the Ultimate Chalkboard We’ve taken the liberty of showing you some clever ideas for paint­ ing chalkboard walls in and around your home that include entry­ way and kitchen sketches, inspirational messages, an artistic state­ ment wall, a practical message center or seasonal fun. Still unsure of how you might use or decorate with a chalkbo ɐ݅Y܁ѡ)eQՉ٥pԁ饹 ɐ]AЁ%ϊt()MՑȁɅѥ))ЁeЁɥ͕ѼЁȁ݅Ёѥ݅Ё)ɐ݅eԁ䁍ɐ٥封݅́ɽ)䰁齸ȁ!1䁩ЁѼܸQ́́ɕ)ѕɹѥٔѼɐаӊéɕمɕͥѥ )eԁɍ͔ѡ٥封ɽ́ȁɑȁٔ)Ёͽ镐ɕєѽ镐̰݅ȁٕٔѡ)ɥѕ䰁ݕ䁽ȁѡ䁍ȁ屔 乍)ɅЁѽɕ́ȁ́ɥ^