Monday, July 27, 2009

Weekend Upcycle: Chalkboard Paint

An exciting aspect of setting into Charlotte has been has been starting to decorate our new place and make it feel like home. In the process, we are trying to reuse, repurpose and recycle as many things as possible. This weekend we accomplished a fun DIY project that upcycled an old Ikea framed print into a chalkboard.

Inspired by these images; we wanted to create a space in our new kitchen to jot notes, leave messages and post menus.
For this project, you will need the following:
1) Primer
2) Chalkboard Paint

That’s it! You can use chalkboard paint on just about any surface so the possibilities are endless. This is what we started with:
And this is how it turned out:

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