5 Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint

Inspired M Stevens chalk headboard

What do you do when you’ve fallen in love with the chalkboard walls popping up all over the internet these days, but aren’t quite ready to commit to a full chalkboard wall (or have a husband that thinks you’re crazy when you mention the idea)?  Well, today I’ve found some fun ways to experiment with chalk paint without covering an entire wall.

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Chalkboard Door

chalkboard door
Kids love chalkboards.  An interior garage door is the perfect surface to add a little personality.  Generally it is the door only your family sees.  Why not make it fun with a little chalkboard paint?  That is exactly what Jess from the East Coast Creative did.  Join me in welcoming her and taking a spy at her mini garage makeover.

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5 Ways to Craft with Acorns

Betz White felted acorns

Acorns are the nut, or small seedling, of the mighty oak tree.  Their pleasing, rounded shape, interesting textures, and warm brown tones make them perfect subjects for fall craft projects.  Take a look at this collection of acorn themed crafts I’ve found, and I think you’ll become a fan of the little nuts, too!

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How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

how to paint a brick fireplace

I love a good before and after and this fireplace done by Monica from East Coast Creative is awesome.  She took this from blah to amazing overnight.  She whitewashed brick, paint the wood shelving and mantel and spray painted the brass fireplace surround all in 24 hours.  Check out how she did it.

how to paint a brick fireplace

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