I know my blogging has been sporadic at best for the last 2 weeks.
I am blaming it on my pictures loading sideways on every post I attempted.
I thought I was getting close to loosing my salvation, so I backed off posting. HA!
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I bought 2 tables like this one from a friend this spring. They were old and rough, but solid with great bones!
I decided to make them both into chalkboard tables. I finished the bottoms of both of them first.
Then, I primed the tops dark. I LOVE to use Heirloom Tradition’s Black Bean chalk-type paint on all my black chalkboards.
Followed my several coats of chalkboard paint and then I hot glued “chalk holders” to the side of each table.
This ‘lil guy was almost cute enough to keep at the end of my hallway……
But, I painted it with the intention of giving it as a donation to an auction at a friend’s school.
Notice the self portrait next to my brochures. I am no Picasso…..but the big, curly hair is clearly me!
The green one was super adorable….
This shade of green just looked amazing with the undertones of the wood.
I ended up giving this table back to the person I got them both from. It had originally been his mother’s who just recently passed away. When I heard he loved the green table, it was a done deal for me.
So both of my chalkboard tables were given away…….one to a preschool and one to a friend.
To more chalk paint inspirations, check out my slide show of furniture, chalkboards and home decor painted with chalkboard paint!
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