I've seen everyone's cute chalkboard labels for their pantry jars and now I wanted some. But I do not have money nor a silhouette *tear*. So I made them for Free-ish (that's like free but using things on hand :P)
I got the taller two jars as hand me downs from my mom and the shorter two jars were from a thrift store for $1.50 each.
You will need: Chalkboard vinyl, scissors or an exact-o knife, a pattern of the shape you want (I got mine by Googling "borders").
I used chalkboard vinyl on a frame for valentines day and I had a LOT left over. The whole roll was about $5 at Michael's.
Cut out a piece of the vinyl that its big enough for your shape
Dab a gluestick on the back of the image and sick it to the back of the vinyl. This will keep it from moving around while you are trying to cut the little details.
Use scissors or a knife to cut out the shape. I forgot a picture for this one but I'm sure you can figure it out.
Then just stick them on your jars. I used this chalk marker ($2.50) to write on the labels. If you mess up, it wipes off with water.
When I change out my coffee blend I can write whats in there so they don't get mixed.
I think they turned out great! No silhouette needed! I am crafter, hear me roar!
While I have your attention check out the fruit bowl I got a garage sale for 50 cents!
Total cost for everything [but the kitchen sink ;) ] in this photo $4
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