Baby Boy Chalkboard

Baby Boy Chalkboard Upcycle
I love going to GOODWILL on 50% off Saturdays!!
It was there I was able to find this:

It was only $2.50 – woo hoo!(and I had all the other supplies lying around).

I knew I could make something decent from it, but I wasn’t sure what.
I decided to make a little Baby Boy Chalkboard for my good friend’s upcoming Shower.

I found out the baby’s room colors and went from there….


Tutorial for a cute, personalized chalkboard made from super cheap materials!! { lilluna,com }

SUPPLIES:

-Chalkboard
-Spray Paint
-Scrapbook Paper
-Glue Gun
-Glue Stick
-Sewing machine
-Stamps
-Chipboard Letters
-Mod Podge
-Mounting Tape

DIRECTIONS:


1. Begin by taping off the areas you do not want the paint on. In this case, I taped off the chalkboard portion.


2. Spray paint board and let dry.

3. Cut out paper to fit the area you need it in. Mod Podge this onto the board.


4. Use chipboard letters as stencils by flipping them backwards and tracing onto scrapbook paper. Cut letters out and distress with paint or stamp pad if desired.


5. Add more paper if desired. For this page, I actually decided to stitch a zig-zag around the edges. Hot glue or mod podge on.

6. Cut pieces of mounting tape and add to letters.

7. Arrange letters on board as desired.


8. Print a baby pic, and embellish as desired. I added a crown made from scrapbook paper and stamped on it “BABY”. I found the images at GETTY IMAGES. They have a ton of cute and vintage baby pics (boys & girls). Here are a few of my favs:

9. Hot glue embellished baby to the board.

Baby Boy Chalkboard Upcycle

Now you have yourself a super cute and personalized chalkboard to hang in your baby’s room.

And what’s even better, was that it only cost $2.50! :)

ENJOY!

 

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    1 – I would pick the green stripe fabric!{1 entry}2 – I Like Tie Chair on Facebook.{1 entry}3 – I Follow Lil' Luna.{1 entry}4 – I Like Lil' Luna on Facebook.{1 entry}Total of 4 entries!!

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    Oh my goodness….this is GREAT! Love the fun colors and the saying you've added. I’m going to share this project over on my facebook page. Hope that’s ok. Kendra aka “Domestic Princess in Training”http://www.facebook.com/pages/edit/?id=215139255490&sk=basic#!/pages/Domestic-Princess-in-Training/215139255490

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    Emilee K.1. I like the damask fabric3. 1 entry4. 1 entryTotal of 3 entries.

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    1- I would pink the black dots, but since it's sold out my 2nd choice would be organic earth (1 entry)3- I follow you (1 entry)Total 2 entries!!

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    Jessica [email protected]. I love Tie Chair! It's so cute! Plus I would love to tie my little tornado to a chair sometimes :o) I Would pick the Blue stripes, very handsome!(1 Entry)2. I like Tie Chair on FB(1 entry)3. I follow Lil' Luna(1 Entry)4. I like Lil' Luna on FB(1 Entry)Total of 4 Entries!

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    I'm all over that green stripe fabric! :) 1 entryI follow Lil' Luna 1 entry

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    1 – I like the organic earth (brown) fabric2 – I like tie chair on facebook3 – I follow Lil' Luna4 – I like Lil' Luna on FacebookTotal of 4 entries

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    Love it!1. black Damask fabric!3. 1 entry!total: 2 entriesThanks!

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    So cute!1 – I would love the organic earth fabric. (1 entry)3 – I follow you (1 entry)Total of 2 entries!

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    1 – I'd like the blue/brown stripes – that would match my kitchen. I LOVE this idea – I have a high table and chairs so it would bring me a lot of peace of mind :)1 entry2- I like the Tie Chair on Facebook1 entry3- I follow Lil' Luna1 entry4- I like Lil' Luna on Facebook1 entryTotal of 4 entriesLeAdelle Maez [email protected]

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    Carla G.I did:1 – 1 entry–love the sage dot!3 – 1 entry4 – 1 entryTotal entries: 3

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    Michelle Maliemmalie {at} msn {dot} com1 – I love the damask! {1 entry}3 – Follower! {1 entry}4 – I like you on FB {1 entry}Total entries: 3

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    Jennifer [email protected]. Pink dot and aqua dot…I babysit my twin nieces {1 entry}2. I like Tie Chair on FB! {1 entry}3. I just followed Lil'Luna! I actually just added you to my Reader earlier this week. Love the site! {1 entry}4. I like Lil'Luna on FB! {1 entry}Total {4 entries}

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    also liked tie chair, and followed and liked lil' luna (total of 4 entries)thanks!![email protected]

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    1. -I would pick the sage dot! Perfect for boys and girls!{1 entry}2. I Like Tie Chair on Facebook{1 entry}3 – I Follow Lil' Luna.{1 entry}4 – I Like Lil' Luna on Facebook.{1 entry}Total of 4 entries!!

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    I like the Kim Sunburst! Ads a pop of Fun! I follow Lil Luna and Like you on FB as well as TieChair

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    1 – I would pick the qorgeous Aqua Dot….love it! so cute and perfect.2 – I like Tie Chair on Facebook.3 – I certainly follow Lil' Luna4 – I like Lil' Luna on Facebook!4 Entries!!!

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thnx
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