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Monday, June 8, 2009

Fun With an Old Door!

Yes, I know, it's been awhile. So sorry! Let's just say between end of year field trips, meetings and other end of school year activities, we've been a little preoccupied around here! As I'm sure you've noticed, I had to put my little project on hold too. Anyway, that's neither here nor there. Summer vacation is here and I'm thrilled!! I did get a chance to work on a little project and wanted to share it.


About a year ago, I found this fabulous old chimney cupboard door. It came right out of an old local house and I got it at a yard sale that the family was having. I loved it although I wasn't quite sure what I would do with it. I knew something would come to me though, so I bought it. Then, recently I had a fun idea for it. I would paint it and turn it into a cool chalkboard. Yes!! Everyone needs a cool kitchen chalkboard and I'm kind of a chalkboard nut anyway. So here is the before picture...

And the after!


I love it! I'm finding that I put everything on it and use it more than my calendar. Wow! What did I do before I had this?


Have a great day everyone!!

xo,

Kathleen

11 comments:

Helen said...

Hi there Kathleen! This is one of the most original, practical and lovely transformations yet .......

sepiadreams said...

Great Idea!!! Love it !! I think I need to do one of these...Love Tiina...

Anne Marie said...

I really like this idea...and I think you gave ME the push now to do what I have wanted.....

blessings!

Karen said...

Hello!
I'm in love! A new blog! I've spent the last several minutes going over your posts and have been captivated! Thank you for your inspiration!
I need to find one of those "Christmas Tree Shoppes" around here! Am off to Google it-
but will be following along from now on!
Have a great day! Karen

jenjen said...

That is beyond FABULOUS. I can't even tell you how much I love it. Sooooo wonderful!

XOXO
Jen

cityfarmer said...

THE CUTEST THING EVER!!!!

YOU COULD MARKET THESE...

Chrissy said...

Well hello my friend, so good to have you back!!I love this door/chalkboard, it looks sooooo good,I bet you do use it alot!! Come by sometime, lots of posts you have missed!! Talk soon, Chrissy

Olive Rue said...

I love the old door. I'm so addicted to chalkboards right now.

Kathy said...

What a sweetie little blog I just found!!!! Love your chalkboard door. I'm the proud owner of a couple of those too, such fun!So glad I found you, I'l be checking in, Happy blogging ...xoxo~Kathy~@ Sweet Up-North Mornings..Stop in for a visit, love to have you...

janet said...

oh i absolutely love this chalkboard door, what a fantastic job!!!! i need to find me an old door.
hugs
janet

Blue Muse said...

This is fabulous, Kathleen! I love it!
xo Isa