Making of a Chalk Board

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I was in desperate need of more chalkboard space.  Seems we have a long list of to do things.  I wanted to use things I had on hand so here is what I came up with.
I painted a white board with chalkboard paint and found 3 yard sticks to use as the frame.
I put it all together with my hot glue gun and even made a chalk tray from the scraps of yardstick.
 I love doing quick projects when everything I need is scrounged from around the house.
Do you all have long “To Do Lists” also??

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  1. says

    Anything with chalk board paint is a hit in my book.


  2. says

    Great idea Dawn, love the yard stick frame!! Don’t forget my Monday link too

  3. says

    I’d have to have a full size chalkboard to write down my To Do List!!!
    Great project, love it 🙂

  4. says

    Cute. I have chalkboards all over the house! Love the frame you made!

  5. says

    Great project Dawn, just so happens I just picked up four yard sticks from Lowes. Now I know what to do with them! Thanks for sharing.

  6. says

    Very cute, and the yardstick border is adorable. I have a few chalkboards in progress and just have to finish up painting the frames. I’m hoping to keep one or two and hopefully sell the rest.

  7. says

    It turned out great. I love idea of using yard sticks. Yes, my to do list never seems to shorten…it just goes in one big circle!

  8. says

    Love it.

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