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DIY paint inspiration
Hi! I’m Sara, the editorial intern for East Coast Living.
Janice was kind enough to let me post on the blog to share with you my experiences at the magazine. I am kind of new to the world of design and décor, but I am currently working on a DIY piece that is inspiring me!
I have a confession to make: I’m obsessed with chalkboard spray paint. While doing some research for my upcoming article on DIY paint techniques (look for it in the summer issue), I kept coming across this stuff. Basically, it’s exactly what it sounds like; you can buy spray paint that turns into a chalkboard when dry. You can spray it on just about anything; glasses, cabinets, furniture, walls, and then chalk away.
Look how amazing this is! Put it on a wall in your home office and then beautifully and clearly organize your family’s schedule.
If you’re not ready to go for a whole wall try these little memo boards.
Another practical way of using this paint is spraying it on clear bin to keep all of your stuff organized. It’s so smart, right?
I tried it myself on martini glasses. I painted the stems and then was able to personalize each person’s glass with their name.
Of course, everyone is buzzing about it on Pinterest. Check out East Coast Living’s Pinterest page where I have created a Chalkboard Spray Paint board.
I am feeling so inspired by fellow DIYers. There are so many creative people out there! Look for my piece on DIY furniture refinishing from regular East Coast ladies with a knack for paint.
Are you doing anything creative with chalkboard paint or DIY paint techniques? Post them to our Facebook wall so we can check them out.