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Custom Color Chalkboard Paint - Martha Stewart Organizing Crafts

Custom Color Chalkboard Paint - Martha Stewart Organizing Crafts
Thanks to paint that dries into a chalkboard finish, your board can be whatever size you desire and placed wherever you like. Store-bought formulas come in traditional green and black. But you can also follow our recipe to mix your own batch in any shade. Cleverly applied chalkboard paint means new places to track appointments, keep lists, and leave messages. Or simply use the surface to draw or doodle, which will appeal to kids and the kid in everyone. Choose from the following ideas or come up with your own homemade chalkboard location. Tip: Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. Wall Calendar A home office is the ideal spot for a family planner. Mudroom Mural The bottom half of a mudroom wall is just the right height for pint-size Picassos -- when coated with store-bought green chalkboard paint. Message Center Write-on paint needn't be applied only to walls. Pantry Reminder

Happy Tears...{DIY I am SUPER excited to share my first ‘pretty’ DIY with The Pretty Blog! I’m not married myself {not YET; but hopefully in the NOT so far future … hehe} but I absolutely LOVE weddings and everything that goes with it! I think that the marital ceremony itself is so powerful and beautiful, and how much more special to share it with all the important people in your life! Sometimes a few tears make their appearance on such a beautiful day but they are tears of joy and happiness! Surprise each guest with a pretty handmade paper bag filled with soft tissues and closed with a sewed-on tag. For the Love...: I {heart} gift wrap guest post: DIY burlap gift bows My first guest in the I {heart} gift wrap series is Carrie Stroud of The Rowdy Stroudys. She's the sweetest mom who takes fabulous pictures and always has classy taste. She and I both like to throw a good party. I'm so glad she was willing to participate, because I've never seen a project of hers I didn't like. Hello For The Love fans!

DIY: Make your own Halloween dinnerware - StumbleUpon So now you've seen my interpretation of a Raven themed dinner party, I wanted to show you how I made the dinnerware. If you are like me you probably oogle over the holiday themed dishes but quickly shy away since you don't want to shell out for a whole set just for one celebration. (I don't even have real china so I think its safe to say I won't be buying any themed kind either) So when this idea of making my own for next to nothing came to mind, I just had to try it. Obviously this interpretation is quite macabre but you could totally mix it up to make it your own - think nursery rhymes for baby showers, holiday song lyrics for christmas, bible passages for easter, dirty doodles for hen nights... I could go on and on.

Roping In Style: Discard Bench Makeover Piece by piece we are getting closer to a finished SK8R boyz bedroom redux. The pieces and projects are all planned and we are still on track to be done by the end of the month. I am very anxious to finish and share the results with you. Straw Flag Place Cards How much did you love the ombre meringue parafait diy? Totally doable and such a show-stopper. To add that extra wow factor and personalize your delicious treat, make these easy straw flag place cards. Simply print out the template by clicking here and follow the below easy steps and you are on your way to the cutest place cards ever.

Jewlery Resin Looking for a quick and easy gift for Valentine’s Day? This project fits the bill. Remember this post on patriotic resin jewelry? The process is the same, except I used Valentine’s Day sprinkles instead of red, white and blue. I also used heart shape bezels which I found with the polymer clay at Hobby Lobby. Make Your Own Coffee Syrup (Gift Idea) Do you have any coffee lovers on your holiday gift list this year? (If not, feel free to go ahead and put me on your list!) This is a cute little idea for making your own flavored coffee syrups that you can use at home to take your morning cup of joe to the next level. If you are making these as a gift I highly recommend making 2-3 flavors. We made vanilla, raspberry, and caramel flavored syrups.

SK8R Boyz Room Redux: DIY Headboard I have fallen way behind on the deadline to finish my boys’ room redux . There are still many projects planned and I have committed to getting them finished before Spring Break. Yesterday I checked another item off of the list by finishing the headboards.

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