• Projects

    Chalkboard Stones

    There’s definitely a trend for all things chalkboard at the moment, and it’s a trend that I love. After completing my chalkboard gallery wall last year, I had a little bit of paint left over, ideal for small projects but nothing more. So far I’ve used it to paint chalkboard labels onto my kitchen storage jars, and now I have used a bit more for this project to create a new twist on a classic children’s art activity.We needed a small gift for the boys to make for their father’s birthday, so I decided to use some of the larger stones I collected from the beach last year to create…

  • Display

    Chalkboard Gallery

    I’ve seen a few home ‘Gallery’ walls for children’s artwork around the internet recently, and have been really keen to do something similar.  However all of the ones I’ve seen have been fairly ‘permanent’, and I wanted to do something a little more flexible that I could change very easily – mainly because we’re still trying to sell the house.  I also really liked the idea of having a wall for the kids (and me) to draw on – there must be a closet graffiti artist in me somewhere. When I remembered that I had an unused tin of chalkboard paint which had been in the garage for years, it…