Trash-To-Treasure Framed Chalkboard

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Transform tired framed art into a fabulous chalkboard. The picture inside this frame was flipped over to provide a chalkboard painting surface.

Materials

  • Large frame with ornate and embossed details
  • Krylon Spray Paints: Interior/Exterior Gloss Satin Brown Boots, Ivory; General Purpose Metallic Gold; Black Chalkboard Paint

Tools

  • Krylon Interior/Exterior White Primer
  • Sandpaper
  • Tack cloth
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Basic Supplies

latex gloves, rag

Directions

(Note: Follow manufacturer’s instructions throughout.)

STEP 1

Remove picture from frame. Sand frame and wipe dust with tack cloth.

STEP 2

Wearing latex gloves to protect hands, spray paint smoothest side of picture with Black Chalkboard Paint; let dry.

STEP 3

Apply primer to frame; let dry. Spray Satin Brown Boots in swaths in random areas of frame; let dry. Spray embossed areas, such as corners, Metallic Gold; let dry.

STEP 4

Paint over frame with Ivory. While still wet, wipe some paint from detailed areas of frame with rag. Let dry.

STEP 5

Place chalkboard in frame; adhere on back with glue gun.

by Colette George for Krylon

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