Monday, April 2, 2012

Chalkboard Platter

Yes, I'm jumping on the chalkboard paint wagon!  I saw a similarly post from a fellow blogger, Cindy at Beaux R'eves and decided to make my own.  Cindy's was round and more ornate, and absolutely gorgeous but I was too "chicken" to use my better ones.

I purchased some chalkboard paint from Lowe's.  Using a little sponge brush, my daughter carefully followed the recessed part of this platter. I have three of these platters that I purchased from a yard sale.  They are made of metal but not silverplate.


A very easy and simple project!


Sharing with:
Metamorphisis Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Masterpiece Monday @ Boogieboard Cottage  
Table Top Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Tuesdays Treasures @ Myuncommon Slice of Suburbia
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
What's It Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants
Swing into Spring Party @ DIY by Design
Show Your Stuff @ Just Winging It
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage  
Home Sweet Home Friday @ The Charm of Home
Thrifty Things Friday @ The Thrifty Grove

21 comments:

  1. Love your little chalk board!

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  2. Very cute. I love the chalkboard. Its looks adorable. I found you through the linky at coastal charm.
    Eileen @ Cottage Beach House

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  3. Very nice :) I love chalkboards and I also like the name of your blog.

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  4. Well it's just perfect on your island! You did a nice job. Thanks for sharing with the newbie party.

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  5. Love this project. I have had an unopened jar of chalkboard paint for too long. Tried it on some Easter eggs over the weekend and it is fun to work with!

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    1. This was my first chalkboard project and I can see endless possibilities with it!

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  6. Tammy,
    Cute project! Your chalkboard turned out GREAT! I can't wait to try this. Now all I need to find is a tray. I'm a new follower!
    Sharla

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    1. Thank you, Sharla! I loved you butterfly shadow box!

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  7. Your platter is awesome. I love the fact that the chalkboard came out so smooth and nice. My first attempt came out a bit lumpy for some reason. You have inspired me to do another one. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Paula

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  8. So cute! I will have to try this for my kitchen.

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  9. Hi Tammy!

    That is a really great idea. It makes a great little accent piece that you can change out as needed. Great for the wall or a table.

    Thank you for sharing this at my party! (Also, thanks for the sweet comments about my husband and his job)

    xoxo Bunny Jean
    Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

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  11. That turned out great. I really need to make one for our home. I make one for our business but, not for here! Have a wonderful Easter!

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  12. Turned out pretty cool. Thank you for participating in Show Your Stuff Blog Hop, You are invited to come back:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/04/white-chocolate-tropical-dessert-show.html

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