Clean the glass bottle thoroughly, removing any existing labels. Cut out a rectangle of chalkboard vinyl in the required size.
Before you begin writing, test out a couple of letters first to see which style you prefer. Write the contents of the jar on the label and let the ink dry for a short time. For bold lettering like ‘ketchup’ or ‘barbecue’, we recommend the thicker edding 750 (stroke width: 2-4 mm), and for finer writing the edding 751 (1-2 mm) is best. Stick the labels onto the jars – and that’s all there is to it!
We made the labels on this wooden board from chalkboard vinyl and added stylish writing with white chalk markers. So whatever the host chooses to serve (our selection shows salt, olives and oil), a helpful hint about what's in the little bowls will avoid any confusion.
The great thing about the chalk markers is that the ink can be wiped off again with a damp cloth at any time, so when the next party comes around you can add new lettering.
Products and materials
- Glass bottles
- Chalkboard vinyl
- Glue, scissors
- Homemade ketchup or other sauce
Subscribe to our newsletter, and we’ll send you inspirational and creative DIY ideas, along with details of our latest products and special offers.