A Repurposed Chalkboard from a Door


The old door headboard turned out great!



But you know how I hate to have left over pieces 
when I make a project.

This was the end of the door I cut off.


Hmmm.

The board slides out of here.


And the mitered trim pieces fit perfectly around it.


Hmmmmm....

Are you with me on this?


I used wood glue and clamps and glued the trim in place.


Then I painted the trim white.



And painted the center with chalkboard paint.


Then I used an old window chain to hang it from.




And a chalkboard ledge to hold the chalk.


And now the left over piece from the headboard is a chalkboard!




Waste not, want not!

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Comments

  1. Aren't you clever to figure out a way to use every last bit! Your door headboard is wonderful and the chalkboard too cute. Well done.

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  2. Looks really great! Now what are you going to do with the rest of the pieces?

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  3. So clever an idea! I love your new chalkboard.

    Dee

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  4. Ahhh...perfect idea. I know what you mean about saving the leftovers. I have some leftover pieces to the garage door panel I have for my headboard.

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  5. there ya go again! It's all good...very good...

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  6. How clever is that? Awesome idea Susan!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    sandraallen260@centurytel.net

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  7. So resourceful! And brilliant!

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  8. Both pieces turned out great! Using left overs.... a fantastic way to do something good for Mother Earth:)

    Enjoy!

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  9. Wondered where you were going with this...nice.:) Happy Weekend!

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  10. You are so good about using every last bit of things...I would have saved the piece...but it would probably sit in a pile for while :). Looks great! Laurel

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  11. You're good. That sums it up.

    ~Bliss~

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