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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  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'

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

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

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

  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!

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

  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.

  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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