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I have decided to use card stock instead of paint for my framed chalkboards for the holidays and I am sliding in three extra cut pieces of card stock behind the first piece for my friends to use. I just use the glass to trace my line on the card stock and then insert the card stock in front of the glass. This way. if friends want a fresh chalkboard or eventually want to use the frame for a picture. they will have the glass and extra cut card stock.
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We can also create a last minute fun note card by folding the card stock in half.
and I can save time and use the card stock for my favorite year round gift project; framed chalkboards with quotes.
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