If you noticed in our engagement photos, we had a sign with our wedding date. Pretty common in the world of engagement photos, the couple holding their wedding date sign has always been one of my favorite ways to display a save the date. I figured it could be an easy project to get warmed up into the DIY projects I have planned (like the shoes I have been slowly adding rhinestones to for the past three months).
I started with a plain black chalkboard from Target, wooden numbers from Walmart, and metallic gold spray paint from Michaels. I set out some newspaper on our balcony and spray painted the numbers pretty quickly; I hit them with two quick coats of the paint, and then I left them outside to dry overnight. (I didn’t bother to let them dry between coats, just FYI.)
I placed the numbers on the board where I wanted them, traced each number with chalk, and then lightly erased the chalk lines, leaving a barely there stencil to place my numbers. I then coated the back of the number with my handy-dandy E6000 glue and stuck the number in place.