Rustic Chalkboard

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I’ve been wanting a chalkboard to put my “to do” lists on so that I have it right in front of my face.  I bought the chalkboard at Hobby Lobby it was just $7.50 (50% off ).  Then my grand plan was to put it in a picture frame because I wanted it more “chunky”.  Well the chalkboard is 23″x35″ and picture frames are 24″x36″ so the chalkboard was to small to attach to a frame.  I went to Home Depot and bought some 1/2″ quarter round trim for about $7 (16 ft.).

 I miter cut the 1/2″ quarter round and used my finish nailer and some wood glue to attach the trim to the chalkboard frame.

Then I painted the chalkboard frame and trim a semi-gloss white and used the finish nailer to attach the chalkboard to the rustic wood frame $25 (I bought it at Hobby Lobby, also 50% off ).

So for about $40 I have exactly what I wanted & I love it.  Now I just have to add my “to do” list to it, first off will be Spring/Summer 2017!

 

 

About countrygirlbling

I am a 55 years young, divorced (many years) mom of 2 great kids. My son is 28 years old & my daughter is 24. They are both out on their own forging through life as successful, functioning adults . . . a mother's dream! I hope that my blog and my experiences will encourage you & give you hope. Our journey through life can be unpredictable at times but KNOW that if you are a believer in Christ, HE will always have your best interest at heart! (Even when things don't make sense!) Toodles

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