The table is set: Who will sit next to the first grader? The napkins feature a box painted with chalkboard varnish, where you may write the names of the guests. They will be a beautiful memory of the first day of school!

Level of difficulty For ambitious hands
Duration 15

We need:

Checkered cloth napkins 45 x 45 cm chalkboard paint for textiles (Rayher) brush ruler chalk tesa® Masking Tape PERFECT

How we do it:

DIY Napkin / Step 1: Overview

Collect all required items and let's start!

DIY Napkin / Step 1: Use tape

Fold the napkins to 22.5 x 12 cm. On the upper side, tape off an 8 x 5 cm square using the masking tape. Firmly press on the edges.

DIY Napkin / Step 3: Chalkboard paint

Place a piece of paper under the first ply so the color will not bleed through. Now apply the chalkboard paint with the brush.

DIY Napkin / Step 4: Dry paint and remove

Allow the paint to dry a little and remove the masking tape.

DIY Napkin / Step 5: Draw

Continue further treatment of the napkin according to the instructions of the paint manufacturer. Draw chalk lines using a ruler and label the napkins.