Sunday, March 27, 2011

Our new chalkboard

  I'm taking a little break from lesson planning to share a project from last weekend.

   I'm constantly looking for ways to personalize our little apartment. Ways that can be easily removed.

  And lately it seems that there are chalkboards all over blogland. Like here, here, oh and this is where I was most inspired .

   After being inspired last week I headed to Michael's and bought some stick-on chalkboard rectangles. I had planned to use them on one of our walls, but our walls are textured and this proved impossible.

  The back of our kitchen cabinets facing our office/craft area are smooth so I decided to use my chalkboard tiles here.


  The Big Lots party lights are a nice finishing touch don't ya think? 



17 comments:

  1. that looks great! what a good location for them too!

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  2. I love it ! It's so whimsical and fun!
    The lights are perfect! You're gonna have
    So much fun with it ! Xoxo
    Lucy

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  3. I've been wanting to put chalk board up in my house, well room since high school. I had a friend who had an entire wall of her room devoted to chalk paint and every time I went over, I would do some new kind of doodle and she loved it. I am totally going to look up this chalk sticker stuff <3 Thanks for sharing, yours rocks!!

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  4. Thanks ladies :o) It is SO much fun to have. Someday, when we're homeowners, I'll definitely have an entire chalkboard wall.

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  5. very cute. I did the very same thing at my house.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  6. Love it! The little lights and pennants add so much to the cuteness factor! thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog and I hope you get to visit again soon!

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  7. what a fun way to personalize and pretty up your space...love the chalkboard effect too and the lights ad just the right fun sparkle...thanks for sharing with fridays unfolded!

    blessings,

    alison
    stuff and nonsense

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  8. Love your chalkboard wall! I esp. love the pretty lights you have bordering it :)

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  9. So whimsical and adorable, Anna! I'm absolutely in love!!

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  10. I Haven't seen these - what a great idea!

    Stop by Pandora's Box for a chance to win some vintage linen

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  11. I'm lovin' the chalkboard too! If you have a chance, come see my red framed ginormous chalkboard! Somebody was having a big chalkboard blog party and I forgot who. I just hate that, don't you? I would have loved to join in on that.

    http://sweetbeecottage.blogspot.com/2011/03/at-last-giant-chalkboard-is-done.html

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  12. It looks great and I love the chalked on pennant too! --thanks for joining my Share the Love link party this week!
    Mary

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  13. Dear Anna,
    Found you at Very Merry Vintage Style and now following you..glad you posted as I love all your inspiration..
    Make a folder with all you want to do when you become a Home Owner..
    Sincerely,
    Shirley

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  14. How much fun! The lights add the perfect touch!
    xo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home
    (thank you soooo much for linking! xo)

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  15. So cute! I'm a chalkboard lover. Love your little lights. But my favorite is the message. Great verse! Just found your pretty blog via All Things Inspired. I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back! Have a great day!
    Tammy

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  16. Way cool looking. Where did you get those lights? Visiting from the Girl Creative.

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