Chalk It Up

I’ve had these two pieces hanging around my house finished for a little while, but just moved them around the other day. They had been sort of neglected and I missed them, you know. The table was one of my earlier makeovers that I actually did when we lived in an apartment.  The brown just wasn’t working for me, but the price tag was-$35 from Craigslist. I may or may not have had to pay for it, thanks mom!
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And this, if you can tell is a door. It’s from the ReStore and was only $10. I thought it would make a great chalkboard.

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They both got the usual. Sanded, painted and primed. I painted the outside of the door first then taped it off to paint the chalkboard inside.

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Wow, worst picture ever. It’s hard to tell on the camera screen if its blurry. The door kinda looks so sad with empty doorknob hole. I would love to install a bunch of knobs and hang it horizontally, I just have no where in my house I could put it. Oh wait, I say that, but I think it would be perfect in the garage. This is why I love blogging, I get ideas AS I type.  Now I just need some knobs!

In case you’re wondering what this spot looked like before, it was nothing special. And while I wouldn’t call it “special” now it’s a little less annoying to look at. Hurrah! Successss!

And I can’t wait to get a whole new tv situation here either.
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6 Comments

Filed under Before and Afters, Home Decor, House, Simple Ideas, Something I Made, What did she paint now?

6 responses to “Chalk It Up

  1. I love that little round table! I think I’m developing a crush on it.

    • Gloria

      Haha Crush away! I can help coordinate a date for you two if you would like. When I got this table, there was one identical at Ballard for $200. I’d say I made off well with it!

  2. That table is gorgeous! I’ve been stalking Craigslist for one (well, two) like that for yonks. Love it!

    • Gloria

      It helps that my mom does a ton of craigslist stalking for me. I was addicted to craigslist before I started this blog, I would check it 4-5 times a day and now it only a few times a week! Funny how that happens.

  3. I love the table and the chalkboard door! Good work! :)

  4. love the door !! I am considering putting one in my office just like that … thanks for the idea!

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