I love my chalkboard wall …
I have been anxiously waiting to show you the finished product..
This project only took me a day to complete and i could not be happier about it.
I shared with you HERE my plans for this wall
and today i get to show how it got from point a to point b!
don’t get me wrong.. i have a special place in my heart for my empty frame wall
and was seriously sad to see it go.
but when you are rockin a 835 sq ft house something has to go when something new wants to come in.
I removed all the frames, even the oval one that i may or may not have hot glued to the wall.
i patched up all the holes, sanded it and painted a fresh coat of the wall color…
the center is still dirty because I knew the chalkboard would go there
no need to paint it more than needed!
I used a level to mark out my chalkboard, drew the lines with a light colored pencil
i taped the outside of the lines with blue painters tape.
4 coats of good ole’ chalkboard paint later…
now to the fun part..
i mean yeah a chalkboard on the wall is cool and i liked it
it just needed something else to make it pop
I hand drew a frame around the chalkboard with a pencil
and with a kids paint brush I painted over the pencil
I don’t want to toot my own horn here but I love the way it turned out.
I did not want straight lines or something too busy
i think i found the perfect in between
the actual frame only took me a few minutes to paint on…
the little loops look forever.
i used such a small brush but it was so worth it in the end.
I have plans to only use my chalkboard pen on the board
but i thought i would at least try regular chalk once..
what do you think…
i did ask the hubby if i could paint more frames around it
but he thought ones was good!
so i painted 2 in the kids room for them instead!
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