Wednesday, April 18, 2012

for the back porch


I picked up this piece for $2.99 at Goodwill.  I am guessing it once held a mirror over a dresser.  It has a strong wire on the back for hanging. I removed the surf and radio station stickers before taking my before picture:


I painted two coats of chalkboard paint and the used ASCP on the frame.  I loved painting over the two plastic decorations.  I finished with clear and dark wax.  I wrote the words in chalk.  I am looking forward to enjoying it on my back porch very soon!  I would love your feedback on a chair I purchased in the same trip to Goodwill HERE.

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Eilis
Eilis

8 comments:

  1. What a really cool idea. I love porch living. I love your idea of Porch Rules...helps to remind us all that porch sitting is for relaxin'

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  2. What a great idea to post outdoor rules. Love what you did with it! ~ Maureen

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  3. This is a great idea ... now how about that tea :)

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  4. GREAT transformation and thinking outside the box!!! Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

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  5. I love your chalkboard! And such a great idea!
    Thanks for linking up to the Creative Inspirations Party at Embracing Change!
    So happy you were here!
    Stacey

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  6. That is so cute! I picked up something similar when I was in Europe a few years ago. I like yours even better!

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  7. Those are wonderful things to do on a porch! Who wouldn’t want to relax? It’s just the perfect thing to do after a long day! Maybe you should also post picture of your porch too.

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  8. This is really cool! It made me reflect on the things I’ve been doing in our porch. And now I’ve realized I’ve unknowingly been using it as a place to contemplate on serious stuff. I should have this as well! So, I can have a constant reminder that a porch is a place for relaxation. Thanks for the idea, Eilis! ;]w

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