Thursday, May 23, 2013

A Re-purposed Head Board

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A while back I re-purposed an antique headboard
into a chalkboard memo board...



Truth be told when it was finished I hated it...
Didn't like the color, the knobs I used, or the writing...

So I re-purposed the re-purposed headboard one more time...
After all, it's a girls prerogative to change her mind...

I repainted the headboard with Annie Sloan 
chalk paint in Paris Gray. A much better color than the green!


Instead of the word "Notes" I glued on wooden
trim I found at a yard sale...


and a scrabble shelf for the chalk.


This re-purposed memo board looks a heck of a lot better now!


It sold quickly at the flea market last weekend!

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9 comments:

  1. I can see why it sold so quickly, it's a great looking memo board!

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  2. Very pretty shape to it, Susan! Sometimes I'm not happy with my outcomes either and wind up making changes, too.

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  3. It's fabulous! Not surprised it sold! What flea market and where??????

    Jeanine

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  4. Looks great! The gray/black of chalkboards is hard for other colors to "get along" with, I think. White is always a good choice!

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  5. No wonder it sold quickly. Its gorgeous. The scrabble shelf is such a neat idea!:)

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  7. What I said before I tripped all over my fingers typing...lol, is that, that chalkboard is fabulous and I am sure that whomever took it home Is having so much fun with it and considers it a treasure.
    Hugs
    Becky

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  8. This so fabulous! I simply adore the transformation! Sharing today! Hugs...

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