DIY chalkboard frame

Hey! No card today. Instead, I wanted to share my recent DIY project.

I saw this frame, discounted to 1/4 of its original price, in TK Maxx and it was love at first sight. Without much thinking I bought it and took it home and only then I realized that I don’t know what to do with it! There was no glass in this frame so it couldn’t be used for displaying photos or collages as dust would gather on the surface.

I thought it would be fun to use this frame to create either cork board or chalkboard. Luckily, my husband had a sheet of black chalkboard vinyl handy and we proceeded to stick it to the board inside the frame.

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The frame was chipped off in two or three of places but I painted over them with mix of silver and gold acrylic paint and there is almost no sign. I left the scratches on the surface of the frame untouched for distressed effect.

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We hanged it near entrance door so that it will be handy for writing reminders or shopping lists. But firstly I had to give a vent to my artistic  impulses and the effects you can see on the pics 🙂

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