Vintage Framed-Ruler Chalkboard Sign

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While vacationing on the Jersey Shore, Lauren of The Thinking Closet picked up a few really sweet ruler-framed chalkboard signs at a little shop on the boardwalk. After giving those two signs away as gifts and wishing she had more, Lauren decided she could easily make her own and set to work with rulers, chalkboard [...Read More]

Industrial Rivet Chalkboard from Old Window

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Mindi from My Love2Create says she loves when people create knock offs of items from out-of-budget stores and has finally joined the ranks with her very first knock-off project! Mindi shares at My Repurposed Life how she recreated a cool industrial style rivet chalkboard using an old window handed down from a friend. I love [...Read More]

Photo Prop Chalkboard Using Poster Board

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Nikki of Tikkido didn’t set out to create a knock off with this project. She was just trying to buy a basic chalkboard large enough to use as a photo background prop. But, alas, she couldn’t find anything locally and didn’t have time to order online. In desperation, Nikki discovered that heavy duty black poster [...Read More]

Repurposed Scrabble Game to Place Cards

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Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict shares a fun way to put that old Scrabble game that’s been sitting in your closet for ages to use. And, no, it’s not at your next game night! Debbie stained the wood tile holders for a more vintage look and then spray painted the tiles with chalkboard paint to make the cutest place holders for her table. All she has to do is erase and change the letters whenever she has new guests. Absolutely genius!

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Vintage Chalkboard Plaques

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We all have those projects that linger on our to-do lists for weeks, months, and even years. That was the case with these chalkboard plaques made by Melissa from Shabby Love. She had adored them for years, so you know it must have been all the sweeter when Melissa finally made her own collection of little boards out of luan. These would look so cute arranged on the wall together!

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Chalkboard Globe Makeover

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Lora from Craftivity Designs loves anything globe or map related, so when she saw the Anthropologie Soapstone Globe, she had to recreate it. Lora already had a toy globe on hand that she had picked up at a yard sale for only $2. With some chalkboard paint, it’s now the perfect way to display a sweet note or special quote!

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Chalkboard Word Art

After creating her own chalkboard from a picture with a plastic frame, Deneen from dreaming-n-color decided to take the project up another level. She says, “There are a lot of chalkboard projects out there so why not add some special typography art to it.” Using colored chalk, Deneen created an artistic menu board. What’s so [...Read More]

Large Framed Chalkboard

After drooling over an oversized chalkboard for ages, Libby from A Perfectly Crazy Life finally talked herself into buying some molding and making one herself. For a girl who’s a bit accident prone with power tools, this was a big accomplishment! Libby only had to buy the molding so this almost five-foot beast cost only [...Read More]