Yard Sale Frame Becomes a Chalkboard Treasure

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I found this frame at a yard sale this summer for $10. When I saw it I knew I had to get it. I had a vision and when you have a vision you must act on it.

Although I loved the blue color I didn't have a place in my home that it would go and I have been wanting to turn my bonus room into a black and red UGA themed room

So I bought a can of UGA red sample paint at Home Depot and got to painting. If you didn't know you can buy a sample can of paint of any brand and any color and it is less than $2. There is more than enough paint to paint a few coats of a color on practically any piece of furniture or household craft. I buy these sample colors all the time and would highly recommend them.

After painting my frame I bought a piece of plywood and a can of black spray paint and cut a piece of plywood to fit onto the back of the frame. I then spray painted the plywood with chalkboard paint and attached it to frame.

Last but not least I hung my new creation in my bonus room. I am very pleased with my vision. What do you guys think?

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  1. Very cute! Love the detail and color of the frame. I love chalkboards! I'm in the process of making one right now, actually!

  2. So fun!! I always love a good yard sale find...and what a great tip on the paint!! I actually didn't know that. I wonder it Lowe's does that too...HD is quite far away :(


  3. Can't beat a good yard sale find! Love it. Thank you for sharing this at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  4. This is great! Looks awesome! Love the red! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!

    Jenna @ rainonatinroof.com