Who watched episode 3 of Revved Up Rooms last night?! Meg DeAngelis (MayBaby) made an adorable and practical chalkboard pinboard on her PBteen Z Desk! We’re giving you step-by-step instructions on how to make this DIYs yourself! Follow us on Instagram @pbteen for a super special MayBaby surprise!
picture frame // newspaper or tarp // poster board // ruler // xacto knife // cutting board // black chalkboard paint // grey chalkboard paint // foam brushes // paper plate // painters tape // chalk // gold chalk pen // hot glue gun + sticks // scissors // cord/rope // sharpie // cork panels // push pins // photos (to pin)
1. Measure and cut your illustration board to size so that it fits inside the picture frame you have chosen. Draw a line with your sharpie and then use your x-acto knife to cut it out on your cutting board. 2. Now that your board is the correct size it is time to paint! Paint the illustration board with 2 coats of black chalkboard paint.3. Once dry, measure out your stripes with painters tape and tape them off on your board. Remember, the design is 100% up to you!4. Once you have the design the way you want it, paint the stripes with the grey chalkboard paint (or any color chalkboard paint you want!)5. Measure your cork panel using your ruler to your desired length. Cut it out with your x-acto knife.
6. Glue the cork panel to the chalkboard with a hot glue gun.
7. Measure and cut the decorative cord/rope or washi tape to the same width of the board and glue it it in between the chalkboard and corkboard seam. 8. Pop your chalkboard into your frame, securing it with either hot glue or tape.9. Decorate the sides of your frame with washi tape!
Play around with all kinds of designs! Mix and match colors and prints, it is entirely up to you to design your board the way you want it!
We love how cute MayBaby’s turned out 🙂 Show us what you come up with! Share with us on Instagram @pbteen and Twitter @potterybarnteen by tagging #revveduprooms and #mypbteendiy! Love the PBteen products featured in the episode? Shop them here!