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{Reclaimed Lumber Turned Chalkboard} & announcing a giveaway!!

{Reclaimed Lumber Turned Chalkboard} & announcing a giveaway!!

> I LOVE old wood – and if it has old paint even better!  That’s why whenever I come across a scrap of old wood I save it.  Santi gets pretty irritated with my old spider filled wood piles, but all I see is potential :) I really needed a chore chart for the kids that was nice and big.  So I decided to actually use some of the scraps that I cant throw away.  The green strips are from my pantry door that I had to cut down to size and the weathered wood one is from the casing of an old door. I cut them up to make a frame, then used a piece of fiberboard that I painted chalkboard on.  The fiberboard was attached to the back of the frame using staples. To hang all of my old windows and doors I love using the hangman hook […]

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Playroom reveal – drumroll please…..!!!

Playroom reveal – drumroll please…..!!!

  Although i still have a few little things i want to do, its 98% DONE Just to remind you, this is what i started with… Since then, i painted ALL the walls with chalkboard paint (black).  I was a little worried at first but it all turned out good because the wall color only goes up about 3/4 and then i have molding to break up the space.  Also with the white couch and the bookcase the space is definitely not dark.     The walls were super easy to paint, i did primer the space before with a dark gray primer and then it just took 2 coats of the chalk board paint – i just used a regular roller and it turned out nice and smooth – like a babies butt ;) do you remember this table? And these chairs? And this dresser? I painted the top […]

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>Playroom reveal – drumroll please…..!!!

>Playroom reveal – drumroll please…..!!!

>   Although i still have a few little things i want to do, its 98% DONE Just to remind you, this is what i started with… Since then, i painted ALL the walls with chalkboard paint (black).  I was a little worried at first but it all turned out good because the wall color only goes up about 3/4 and then i have molding to break up the space.  Also with the white couch and the bookcase the space is definitely not dark.     The walls were super easy to paint, i did primer the space before with a dark gray primer and then it just took 2 coats of the chalk board paint – i just used a regular roller and it turned out nice and smooth – like a babies butt ;) do you remember this table? And these chairs? And this dresser? I painted the […]

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