Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Terrific Under Ten Tuesdays


This is nothing new in blogland but when my oldest granddaughter saw my chalkboard she asked me if I’d make her one of course I said I would.
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I had found this frame and picture at GW for $2.99, very 80’s or 90’s, and figured I could use the frame someday and that day came today!
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Here’s a closer look at the frame, it’s a long, thin frame
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I used Behr Cottage White, because I have alot of it left yet, and put about 3 coats of it on. When I do craft I’m so messy, I try not to be but it always works out that way!
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I used Valspar blackboard paint (14.99) on the picture part and did about 4 coats on it. I’d love to try the clay pots this spring they have on the label wouldn’t you? They would look so nice on my potting bench too!
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Here it is, I rotated this picture BTW I’m patting myself on the back because I didn’t have to consult the direction book.LOL
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I hope she likes it♥
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I’m joining this party today:
Terrific Under Ten Tuesdays with Kindra
Thanks so much Kindra for hosting this fun party!

Rondell

15 comments:

Ellen said...

Aces Girl, just Aces all the way! I know your sweet GD will love this! Here's another pat on the back for being so smart to not need the Help ;)

xoxo,
Ellen

american girl primitives said...

Thanks for the idea Rondell, I'm loving the chalkboard paint. I see long skinny frames all the time, passing them by. Not anymore! Thanks for the idea, I loved your last post too by the way. I'm lightening things up in my house. I've been thinking of changing my blog name.

Carey

Amanda said...

Ahh, this is so cute! I'm sure she will love it!

Kindra-At Home With K said...

I need to make a chalkboard myself. I love it! I'm sure your granddaughter will as well. :) Thanks so much for linking up today!!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I'm sure she will love it!

Blessings,
Linda

Gina said...

Nice job & I'm sure she will love it!

Your new blog header is pretty.

Debbie said...

woohoo! I'm sure your granddaughter will love the chalkboard..it looks great!
Thanks for the flower pot idea..I'm going to use it.
Hugs,
Debbie@lakehouse

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

She is going to love it! Nice job Rondell. XO

Tonya said...

Thanks for posting this. I haven't tried the chalkboard paint yet and I didn't know you could paint over a picture. That's good to know!

I love your new blog and decorating style. Your house is coming along nicely!

NanaDiana said...

Rondell- she is going to LOVE it! I love those flowerpots too...would like to make some this Spring. I am a messy crafter too! lol Hugs-Diana

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Woohoo! You know you are rockin it when you grandkids ask for one too! I really like this one. It's so versatile and would even look great displayed horizontally. Thanks for all your sweet comments and encouragement today I really appreciate it!

cynthialeedesigns said...

I'm sure your granddaughter will love her chalkboard that you made...I know that I love it. Cute idea to put it on flower pots...now I want to make one.
Cindy

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Hey Rondell...this is really cute. You are lucky to have grandchildren...none for me yet. Thanks for visiting my blog and your nice comments. Glad you took the WV button...that's what it's for. Hope you are having a good week! The weekend is getting closer... ~Ann

bikim said...

that is a wonderful idea!!!!!!!!!!!!
thanks for sharing!
gorgeous photos!!!!
take care,
Rosa

Simply Me said...

great idea!! Have a great day !!