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How to make a faux woodgrain chalkboard surface | Stowandtellu.com

How to Make a Faux Woodgrain Chalkboard Surface

Chalkboard paint on anything and everything was all the rage a few years ago.  I still like how useful a chalkboard can be for everything from jotting down notes to expressing oneself in quotes. I tried a little chalkboard experiment with a faux woodgrain patterned surface for the $100 entryway makeover last month. Since it […]

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How bout them apples? and a Chalkboard Project Wall

Have you ever felt like you need a whole wall to keep track of the projects you want to accomplish? Our project list has moved to a chalkboard project wall in our kitchen for four main reasons, although I’m not sure there has to be a reason at all, here are my four: Chalkboard project […]

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Turn an old mini drawer organizer into a dual storage-message center with chalkboard paint from Stow and TellU

Chalkboard Painted Mini Drawer Organizer

It’s junk revision challenge time again, and this month our theme is organization.  Let me just say that I’ve got so many areas that need to be more organized, I wasn’t sure where to begin.  But the room most in need (at least my stomach tells me so) is the kitchen! I did a quick […]

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Route 66 DIY Dartboard Scoreboard

The basement is morphing into a game room one little project at a time.  Just as well considering when you walk down the stairs, one of the first things you see is a standard sized pinball game.  That baby takes up a lot of room.  But it’s one of Ken’s babies, so it’s a keeper… […]

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DIY Decoupaged Coffee Sack Furniture Cabinet

Small spaces often require dual purpose furniture, so while we wanted a piece of furniture with a cozy, game room feel to place next to Ken’s pinball and slot machines, we also wanted to hide the kitty litter box.  You know, because kitty litter boxes and game rooms go so well together, right?? Well, for […]

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Chalkboard Painted Baskets

Now that the basement has been officially painted from floor to ceiling, and my son has made his way safely to Dubai;  Ken and I have been trying to make some sense as to how we want to put the basement back together.  You know the dilemma.  What stays? What else needs to go? Where […]

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Chalkboard Painted Box Lids {Fall Decor}

Here is a simple Fall decor idea that is ultra cheap and pretty darn easy!  If you have a few box lids, you are half way there, and if you have some chalkboard paint and plain white chalk, then you’re home free.  I decorated these lids with Fall sayings and what not, but they can […]

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Chalkboard Painted DIY Gift Box {LOL}

Did you ever notice how many birthdays there are in July?  According to babycenter.com, July is the 4th most popular month for birthdays in recent times (in the U.S.) with September, August and June being the front runners.  That’s a lot of  summertime birthdays with a lot of potential gift giving, gift wrapping and perhaps […]

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Chicken Wire Wrapped Lamp Shade

Although I have already made a chicken wire lamp shade and a yarn wrapped lamp, I have yet to make a chicken wire wrapped lamp shade…until now!  When I saw the DIY mason jar lamp (with chicken wire wrapped lamp shade) that Adrianne made over at Happy Hour Projects, I knew that I haaaad to […]

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How to Age Chicken Wire with Chalkboard Paint

I know there are a few methods out there for how to make chicken wire look old, aged or rusty, and quite honestly I would love to try them all because I just like to experiment with different faux techniques, but for this instance I didn’t have the products or the time to implement any […]

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