Black and White Chalkboard | Vintage, Paint and more...

Monday, June 24, 2013

Black and White Chalkboard









Vintage, Paint and more... Old mirror transformed into chalkboard with DIY chalkpaint


Good morning friends..
 Remember this cute little black and white check bench I painted a few weeks back.



Vintage, Paint and more... Bench upcycled by whimsically painting with DIY chalkboard paint in black and white motif


I put it in the blah entryway and then noticed that the wall above it needed something.  So I decided a cute little black board would look good here.




Vintage, Paint and more... Old mirror made into chalkboard, whimsically painted welcome bench


I can't find the before picture of it...(isn't it amazing how these things can get lost on the computer) but it was an old brown mirror that was left here by the previous owners...


Vintage, Paint and more... old mirror transformed with chalk paint


I loved the shape of it but not so much the brown wood.  So I decided to paint it to go with the bench.  I painted it with DIY Anthem white chalk paint.  Then I just enhanced some of the features on it with black and gold paint pens.  No special painting here just traced the lines of the wood.  Then I painted the mirror part with black chalk board paint.  It took 3 coats.  Covers very well and I love the look of it.



Vintage, Paint and more... DIY chalk board made from old mirror

We hung it over the bench and I love it there.  It goes so perfect with the bench and makes this entryway so much more inviting.  I added a little interest with a palm plant and a small white bunny.


Vintage, Paint and more... DIY chalk painted mirror and welcome bench



 What do you think?   Such an easy project that makes such a huge transformation.



Until next time - create something you love.
Hugs,





                                       

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