Chalk marks: On such a special day, even the wall is decorated. The pencil festoon for the first day of school shows quite clearly, what will be celebrated today! It is made in a jiffy and can be reused for different occasions because the surface is treated with chalkboard paint.

Level of difficulty Leisurely inspiration
Duration 20

We need:

Colored cardboard chalkboard paint brush cutter ruler pencil puncher chalk ribbon tesa® Masking Tape for CURVES tesa Powerstrips® Transparent DECO Hooks LARGE

How we do it:

DIY Girlande / Step 1: Overview

Collect all required items and let's start!

DIY Girlande / Step 2: Cut sheets

Cut 28 x 8 cm sheets from the cardboard. Stick a strip of masking tape at a distance of 2 cm from the short edge and cut the ends.

DIY Girlande / Step 3: Cut out

Mark the center; outline the tips und cut them out.

DIY Girlande / Step 4: CHalkboard varnish

Using the chalkboard varnish, paint a rectangle in the center of the cardboard pencil.

DIY Girlande / Step 5: Punch holes

Punch holes on both upper sides of the cardboard pencil.

DIY Girlande / Step 6: Write

Write on the blackboard fields with the chalk and fix the single pencils on the ribbon.

DIY Girlande / Step 7: Use Powerstrip

Remove the protective film from the Powerstrip.

DIY Girlande / Step 8: Press powerstrip

Press the Powerstrip on the desired spot on the wall following the instructions on the package.

DIY Girlande / Step 9: Remove film

Now remove the second protective film.

DIY Girlande / Step 10: Press hook

Press the hook firmly on the Powerstrip and attach the garland on the hooks.

tesa products required for this project