Here’s another quick and easy gift idea for a Teacher.  It’s a cute chalkboard subway art sign that can hang on the wall or sit on a shelf or desk.  I used vinyl to make this sign, but it would also be cute to create a stencil and use chalk markers instead of paint.

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

HERE’S WHAT YOU DO

I found a simple chunky chipboard sign at the Dollar Tree that I used for this project.  If you can’t find something similar, you could just use a piece of wood.  Start by lightly sanding the sign to remove the glossy finish.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Then paint the top and sides with a few coats of black paint.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Once the paint is dry, trace the sign onto a piece of chalkboard vinyl.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Cut the chalkboard vinyl down to size.  Remove the vinyl backing and apply to the top of the sign.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Open the design in your software program.  Measure the sign and size the vinyl design accordingly.  Add registration marks to make layering easy.

Do you need help adding registration marks?  Be sure to check out these tutorials.

How to add registration marks in Design Space
How to add registration marks in Silhouette Studio

Cut out the different colors with your cutting machine and weed away the excess vinyl.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Use transfer tape to layer the design.

Check out this project to see how I layer multi-color designs

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Once the design is layered, remove the vinyl backing.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Center the vinyl on the sign and rub over all the letters to get them to stick to the chalkboard vinyl.  Then, remove the transfer tape.

Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Now, you’ve got a super cute gift for your teacher!

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Make a quick and easy gift for your favorite teacher with your silhouette or cricut. This cute teacher subway art is perfect for teacher appreciation, end of year teacher gifts, or anywhere in between. #teacherappreciationsilhouette #teacherappreciationcricut #teacherappreciationsvg

Want to make your own? Get the free cut file for this project in the resource library

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