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Sunday, June 13, 2010

49 cent cutie








Just a simple little mini project with some chalkboard paint-a tin I found at thrift store for 49.cents.
The color was perfect the way it was, so i left it- taping it off with blue painters tape-
Then used spray chalkboard paint and sprayed the tin 3 times-let dry for 24 hours- rubbed chalk over it-wiped down-
pulled tape off and there ya go- and added a baggy of chalk for the next to person use- a bit of twine for detail with a bow.
Total Cost maybe $1.25 with twine-chalkboard paint-tin

Love that you can make anything out of truly anything even this throw away candy tin.


13 comments:

  1. that is a really cute project..and the colour just happens to be one of my favorites!

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  2. Do you ever give your creative mind a little rest??

    Love ya,
    LeAnn

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  3. So adorable ~ you are so creative! xo

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  4. You have great ideas and I like that you share them instead of keeping them to yourself.

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  5. Folsom, right on! Used to live in Placerville.

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  6. Wow...GREAT idea!!! Thank you for sharing it!!!

    OOOH LA LA!!!

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  7. Very cute idea! They have also started making a dry erase paint too, but chalk is cuter!

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  8. Hi! I saw you on Pixie blog and came to visit! What a sweet project. Very clever.

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  9. That's one pretty lid :D

    Xoxo
    Sarah

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  10. thanks for visiting me oh, friend!
    The wainscotting is original to the 117+ year old house! You should put some on the ceiling...we have done it in the kitchen and a bedroom I will get around to doing a post about. I love wainscotting as well, I would add it to everything!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. Your winback chair is awesome!!! Glad you made some buckaroos! I would like to do the same idea to my livingroom furniture, I just odn't know if I am brave enough...I am kind of fickle. Maybe I would tire of it?

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  12. Hey..thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  13. i am looking here at your blog thinking: your and your paint brush are just amazing.

    I like your cookie tin idea because it's unique, besides pretty & functional.

    Do show it off here also, will ya, so my readers can find you:
    http://www.finecraftguild.com/diy-tutorial-linky-party/

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