Monday, November 7, 2011

Framed Chalkboard

A framed chalkboard is great for leaving yourself little reminders or notes for the kids. This project has the three qualities we love most: inexpensive, easy & quick (not to mention it looks great)!

What You Need:

  • 8.5 x10 Frame (The one used here was $2 at WalMart)
  • Chalkboard Spray Paint
  • White Spray Paint / White Spray Primer
  • Ribbon

How To Make It:
  • Remove glass from frame.
  • Paint glass with chalkboard spray paint (will need 2-3 coats, allowing them to completely dry between coats)
  • Paint frame with white spray paint (may want to use a primer first if frame is very dark or intricately patterned). At least 3 coats will be needed, drying completely between each coat.
  • Once frame and glass are dry, put them back together.
  • Attach ribbon to back of frame using either hot glue or a staple gun, and your new chalkboard is ready to hang on the wall!



Places We're Partying:


The Girl Creative
Tip Junkie handmade projects

http://todayscreativeblog.net/
http://www.lilluna.com/
shabby creek cottage



8 comments:

  1. Amazing creation, As everything else you make!! The lace frame and the beautifully coloured image, and the flowers also looks superb, it is really too much attractive.
    Promosyon

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  2. Great job. I did the same thing, but with a gold frame found at the Goodwill! http://16bourne.blogspot.com/2011/11/cheap-easy-authentic-wall-art.html

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  3. Super cute!

    I featured your project in a recent blog post...
    http://radcrafter.com/2011/11/12-diy-christmas-gift-ideas/

    Alida

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  4. Great idea! Amazing how different that $2 frame looks in white.

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  5. I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! ;)
    www.betweenuandme.com

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  6. Sweet... and I need about 20 of them for all the reminders!
    Meredith From A Mother Seeking Come find me on my blog, A Mother Seeking...

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  7. What a cute and easy idea!! I would love for you to come share at our link party...junkintheirtrunk.blogspot.com/2011/11/link-it-up-wednesday_08.html
    {Junk in their Trunk}

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