Sunday, January 04, 2009

Chalkboard calendar

Nothing like a big ol' calendar
to keep track of the days.
Manolo made that magnetic board for our
homeschool/studio a couple of years ago.
It's a framed piece of galvanized steel that I painted
with black chalkboard paint.
It has been so useful!

16 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Sam said...

It looks lovely, especially the twinkly lights. I've never tried blackboard paint. :-)

1/04/2009 8:32 AM  
Blogger Andrea Maria said...

Wonderful!
What's the big hammer for??

1/04/2009 9:37 AM  
Blogger leptitpapillon said...

Waahh!!
Beautiful blog !
Happy 2009!

1/04/2009 9:42 AM  
Blogger Karrie Baker said...

OHHHHHH!!! This is FAB-O!!! LOve it!

1/04/2009 10:43 AM  
Blogger aliceinparis said...

Great idea! You can easily change it any time you want:)

1/04/2009 11:07 AM  
Blogger Leslie said...

Very cool. I bought a piece of galvanized steel a year or two ago but never did anything with it. How did you manage to frame yours?

1/04/2009 11:37 AM  
Blogger Maomis said...

Awsome idea! Thank you. Sofie

1/04/2009 1:57 PM  
Blogger Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

Oh that is BEAUTIFUL!

I have been searching for the perfect datebook for YEARS. In fact, two years ago, in my frenzy I spent 100+ on yet another datebook, only to be disappointed. Last week I finally got around to ordering the book you use and AT LAST! I love it! I'm so thrilled that I discovered your blog!!! I can't wait to take my Sharpies to it! Thank-you, thank-you, THANK-YOU!

1/04/2009 2:07 PM  
Blogger Christy said...

fabulous!!!

1/04/2009 3:55 PM  
Anonymous Lori said...

it’s beautiful. :^)

1/04/2009 4:49 PM  
Blogger tricia said...

great idea, i love it:)

1/04/2009 7:43 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

Wowie!

1/04/2009 9:36 PM  
Blogger Gifts of Creation said...

very cute! I love all your artsy stuff and thanks for sharing it with us!

1/05/2009 5:39 AM  
Blogger JooJoo said...

Fantastic idea! I really love to have something like that, but does it need a lot of cleaning? I mean the chalk's dust?

1/05/2009 6:36 AM  
Blogger Ciyou said...

the black board looks great~~ lovely

1/08/2009 10:23 PM  
OpenID hurrayic said...

Galvanized steel - so is it magnetic? I'm thinking that my husband could make one like this for me - perfect for our schooling too. Manolo is very talented - I love the little cabinet with all the drawers too.

3/04/2009 8:00 PM  

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