May 8, 2013

A Chalkboard Wall...Pinterest Inspired


Don't you just love Pinterest!
I could spend so much time just looking at boards, pinning, and drooling over the most creative ideas. 
One of those ideas is chalkboards or chalkboard walls. I believe Miss Mustard Seed and Furniture-olgy have some of the prettiest I have ever seen and after staring at them for awhile I decided to take the plunge and create my own. With a little help from hubby we accomplished just that and I couldn't be happier with the way it turned out. 
Wanna see??
Ok..ok..here's the tutorial 



Start with a blank wall


Tape off your design


Paint it with chalkboard paint and season with a piece of chalk to cure it


And my favorite part...decorate!!


















Do you love chalkboard walls or chalkboards?
If I ever get tired of this look, I can just paint right over it..ahhh I love paint!!

Have a blessed week.
Happy Mothers Day to all you mom's out there..isn't it the best job in the world!

Linking up at these parties:
Be Inspired at Common Ground
Fabulously Creative Friday
Feathered Nest Friday
Inspire Me Please:Blog Hop
The Inspiration Gallery
Time Travel Thursday
Saturday Sparks
Budget Decorating Party

19 comments:

  1. I love this! What a great idea.
    Leslie (aka gwen moss)

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  2. That is so gorgeous. I love how you added the arch on top! Brings it to a whole new level. Wonderful.
    Fondly-Lisa

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  3. Your chalkboard wall is so fun and pretty. Love the way you have it styled with the frame and plates.
    Mary Alice

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  4. Great chalkboard wall....love the arch on the top and the chalk writing embellishments!

    Judith

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  5. This by far is the best chalkboard wall I have ever seen!

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  6. So adorable! Love that you decorated the wall and I loooove the arch. Great job! I added your blog on my sidebar a while back. Love your posts. Keep it coming ;)

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  7. This is a really darling, fresh take on the chalkboard wall!

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  8. How pretty! You have taken the ordinary chalboard wall and made it into a piece of art! Great job!!! Ana

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  9. Your wall turned out wonderful! Love the plates and the frame. It's nice that you can just paint over it, but I would keep it for some time as it turned out so lovely.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Suzanne
    Pieced Pastimes
    PS-Would love to have you link this up to Saturday Sparks

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  10. How fun and creative is this. Love your wall and the frame. I host a party called Inspire Me Tuesday and it goes live every Monday evening. I would love for you to link up any of your projects. www.astrollthrulife.net Hugs, Marty

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  11. Man how I love this! I'm so doing something like this in my house once it gets its ding dang self build :)

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  12. Great Idea! Would love for you to share at Simple & Sweet Fridays. New Follower.


    Take Care,
    Jody

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  13. What a wonderful job you did. I just love it. Thanks for sharing at the Cabin's BUDGET DECORATING PARTY.

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