Monday, December 19, 2011

Chalk it up!

I've been enjoying my newly painted cabinets.
So much that I had to paint them again... Well, only part of them.

I painted a chalkboard on one of the doors.

In order to get a clean edge I taped and then painted some of the background paint color over the edge of the tape. That way when you peel it off you have a nice clean line.

Follow the instructions on your paint can.
First, I primed the door.

Second, I brushed all the paint on in the same direction.

Third, I brushed it on in the opposite direction.

Peel off the tape while the paint is still wet. If you wait until it's dry it will peel unevenly. 

Then go to town coloring!

That's the fun part.



Alyssa said...

Love this idea! Can't wait to get moved to our own place, so I can do this!

Cindy said...

What a Wonderful Idea! Would be great for a Laundry Room too. Please come visit my blog and follow me and I will be following you..

Anonymous said...

Hi, my name is Tabitha and I found you on Made by you Mondays. I enjoyed browsing your site and I am your newest follower. This project is genius! I love it! I will be doing this in my office. Thanks for sharing. Please stop by for a visit at see you soon!

Laurel said...

great idea :) Laurel@chippingwithcharm

The Southern Product Queen said...

Love this idea! Super cute, and love your blog! I'm having a linky party on my blog too! I would love it if you would link up to it! Here is the link

Peggy said...

Love this! I might have to try this out. My daughter has been asking for a while to do this.


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