After looking on Pinterest, of course, I finally found an easy process to make my own Chalkboard. I wanted one for lists, menu, and recipes for my kitchen. I'm sure I will use it for cute notes for Babe too.
For my board, I wanted to find an old framed picture at Goodwill (preferably a water color painting...that way I could just use my chalkboard paint over it). I was not able to find one, however I did find a picture frame at our local craft store.
The first process was to take the backing and glass out of the frame.
I got the Chalkboard paint at Lowe's. I checked other stores for the chalkboard spray paint but could not find any in the color black. All they had was green...why would they have green chalkboard paint?
I used the backing that was originally in the frame and painted one side with chalkboard paint and a foam roller brush. The painting process was quick and dried fairly fast.
I did several coats of the paint just because I had a little extra on hand. I also read a review on making your own chalkboard and it said that sometimes the backing can soak up the paint...so I just did a few extra coats just to make sure.
I'm still on the lookout for the perfect oil on canvas or water color picture with a great wooden frame. Until then..this will do.
- This rain has been great for my flowers and my house...getting a lot of cleaning done the past 3 days.
-Any ideas for hanging up your handbags or purses?
-Babe and I took my mother in law and her mother out for dinner last night to celebrate both of their birthdays. I absolutely love both of their company.
- Looking forward to doing more Pinterest Projects....it is very therapeutic.
-Curious why I blog? Stress Relief!!!