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Create a Chalkboard Wall in 3 Easy Steps

(Takes less than a day – with a NO VOC paint!) Step 1: Prep Lightly sand the wall (220 grit will work nicely) and then wipe down with a degreaser. Once dry, tape off the section/shape you want your chalkboard to be. Tips: Use a level to be sure you’ve got straight lines & use […]

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Making Barn Board More “Decor-Friendly”

Barn board, with its beautiful silvery-weathered look, has become quite popular as a material for decor projects in homes and businesses. Whether using it on an accent wall or as a shelf, it definitely adds an air of warmth, history, and strength. The problem is, it’s not always the easiest material to maintain. It’s that […]

How to Get Beautiful Lettering on Your Chalk Board

December 13, 2015

This is so easy to do all it requires is a quick little blog post! It’s how we made this gorgeous sign for our shop… AND it’s how we …

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Create a Chalkboard Wall in 3 Easy Steps

September 14, 2015

(Takes less than a day – with a NO VOC paint!) Step 1: Prep Lightly sand the wall (220 grit will work nicely) and then wipe down with a degreaser. …

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Making Barn Board More “Decor-Friendly”

September 10, 2014

Barn board, with its beautiful silvery-weathered look, has become quite popular as a material for decor projects in homes and businesses. Whether using …

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