Beaux R'eves

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Chalkboard Crazed

I admit that I am addicted to chalkboards.  Maybe it all started when I was in second grade and the teacher let me stay after and erase the board and bang erasers outside.  Hey! That was an Honor! 
Or maybe it stems from when I was a teacher.  I remember my first day with my first class writing Mrs. Beaux on the chalkboard...

  I even have a file on pinterest full of chalkboards.  

both from Pinterest

 This was my first chalkboard attempt.
Here is a project that my daughter started and I finished.  (She got the flu and I felt bad for her).  We magnetized the board first and then painted chalkboard paint over it.  It's hanging in her bathroom for easy use.
And here is my latest Chalkboard project.  I painted the back of the pantry door last week.  Don't look too close at where my dog has scratched the trim paint off trying to open the pantry door. 
Hey, she knows where the good stuff is!
I love it!  
Mr. Beaux was skeptical at first and Miss Beaux couldn't wait to break out the brushes (she's such a visionary).  Click Here to see my recent Kitchen Tour

But, now he's the first to write needed items on the list!  
from Pinterest

 OK, I'm not quite here yet... Although I adore this.... But maybe soon....

Beaux R'eves

XO Cindy
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Cheryl ~ ZanyMayd said...

Hi Cindy, I love the chalk boards, that door is perfection & I have loved the silver trays as chalk boards since the first time I saw them.... I have a door I am planning on painting, maybe now I will "Get To It!"
Thanks for stopping by ~

Sherry Hicks said...

Cindy I love chalkboards too! Thanks for sharing,

Alycia Nichols said...

So you're going to come to my house and do the chalkboard treatment on my pantry door? Great!!! I KNEW you would!!! You're so sweet and generous with your time! :-) :-) :-) I'll go in anad get the guest room ready now. I'll be expecting you first thing tomorrow! :-)

dee dee said...

I just bought a small container of chalkboard paint andam ready to paint away! I love both your inspiration photos and all the creative projects you have done as well!
Dee Dee

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Cindy, what a great idea...a chalkboard on the pantry door. I love the look on the silver trays, as well. I can't wait to try one of those!! Your door looks great!

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Love the pantry! Great job! I have a board dedicated to just chalkboard paint on pinterest!!

The Vintage Chateau said...

Okay, I haven't used it yet but you've inspired me! I gotta get some chalkboard paint and get creative!

Maureen Wyatt said...

Hmmm, where can I put a chalkboard. I'm pretty much out of wall space in the kitchen. Love your pantry door! ~ Maureen

Sew Passionate said...

Lovin the chalkboards too!

Candy said...

Love all the chalkboards. After seeing this, I want to do my kitchen door. Im new to, COME VISIT ME.

Jen Lossing, Artistic Abode Designs said...

These are great. I am also obsessed with chalk paint. I want to turn everything into a chalkboard too. I just did a post on chalkboards as well. I would love if you came over and checked it out!

L'Heure Bleue At Home said...

The chalkboard door is so pretty!

Olive said...

I have a pantry with numerous silver trays all bought for very little at garage sales. I think I will be painting them as you have shown. Thanks so much for inspiring me:)))

chateau chic said...

Chalkboards are a lot of fun to use. I especially like your pantry door!
Mary Alice

Unknown said...

I love your chalkboard door! So cute! I just made one recently to. =)

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

I love the chalkboard door. Such a great idea. Thanks for linking to the open House party this week. Hugs, Sherry

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love chalkboards too--you found some great ones!

Mikey Fuller said...

Fabulous! I've got a can of chalkboard paint just taunting me. I've had it for over a year, and never cracked it open!

~Mikey @ Shabby French Cottage

Kristen said...

Thanks for all the great ideas!! I just did my first chalkboard project this week. I painted my table top with it of all things!!

new follower!!

Honey at 2805 said...

Great ideas! Thank you for sharing at Potpourri Friday!

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Hi Cindy,

I love chalkboards too. The chalkboard door is a great place to leave a note.


Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Great chalk boards! I love them, too, and never made the connection with my admiration for them in school! I LOVED to write on the big black boards as a child!

The pantry door chalk board is really awesome! :)

~Newest Follower!

Cyndi ✪ Blue Star said...

I'm a sucker for chalkboards, too! I've done a chalkboard table that you can see at I'm a new blogger and now your newest follower!

Anonymous said...

Great chalkboard projects Cindy! I've been dying to do those silver trays.....but I'm still collecting! Thanks for sharing and I'm your newest follower! Tabitha@

Megan @ These Are Some Good Times said...

I love chalkboards :) I hope you will share at my party, Some Good Stuff:


Simply Tasheena said...

Great choices! I would love for you stop by and link up at my linky party via:

Mrs. Delightful

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this!!! My party just started...I would LOVE to have you stop by and share your projects!!! XO Aimee

beachcomber said...

love all these ideas!
new follower,
cheryl x

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