Saturday, August 31, 2013

Cabinet Door Chalkboard

I found this cabinet door at a dump site we go to.
It's not a 'garbage' dump in the sense 
that it has wood 'garbage that they shred.
(long story)

We find some great 'treasures' here now and again.

I sanded it well... and filled in the knob hole with wood filler.
It was heavy!  oh my gosh...

Then I sprayed painted primer, then white matt paint on the edges.
Then taped that off when it was dry, and spray painted
chalkboard paint in the middle!  
[I did discover that I like painted on chalkboard paint much better than sprayed on]
And of course, distressed the edges a bit.
I also drilled two small holes in the corner, to tie a cute bow!
(It can be changed out.)

I gave it to a good friend of mine for her 'baby gift'!

Cute, fun and easy.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Calendar Stand Updates!

I love love love my calendar stand!
Love just 'playing' with my [over-abundant] stash!

I've shared June and July...
Now here's August and September!

August was SO FUN!

The only NEW item on this is the 'card' with the bicycle!

 Believe it or not... those flowers you see?
Those are from Craft Warehouse in Gresham, Oregon.
I used their fantastic accucut die cut machine.
(that I miss like something terrible)!
(I cut those out 5 or 6 YEARS ago!... yep.. using up my stash!)

Here's September!
I really love this one!  Un-expected for September?
(maybe I can stay ahead???)

The only NEW items are:
the card and the teal wood paper and the chevron stripe paper!

I thought this one was so cute!
I love love love layering!
And I used ZING!
I had forgotten how FUN it is to use that embossing powder!
I used it on the metal love tag, and the chipboard key.

This girl is happy...
when she gets to play and play and play!

thanks for visiting!