Friday, January 7, 2011

Post-Holiday DIY project!

Magnetic Chalk Board Mirror

So there I was in front of my google search engine. Thinking to myself that I wanted to buy a magnetic chalkboard. When low and behold what comes up in the listing? The always inspiring Design*Sponge of course! Why would I buy one when I have a tutorial on how to make a unique one myself? pfft. What a no brainer.

You ever have one of those "why the heck didn't I think of that" moments? This was definitely one of them. This brilliant DIY project was sent in to Design*Sponge by a reader a little less than a year ago (don't you just love looking through the archives of your favorite blogs?). But the idea isn't old at all, and I plan to try my hand at it.

So here goes my first DIY project of the 2011! I already have a gorgeous vintage mirror that would be great for this but it is too pretty to paint. So now I have a great excuse to make a trip to the junk store.

Let's hope I don't kill myself trying to cut the sheet metal. Maybe I'll just pay someone handy to do that part for me.

You guys find/do any good DIY projects lately?

-Angela

14 comments:

Sini said...

Great idea! I have one empty frame in our room, from what the glass is broken and I have been wondering what to do with it. And from this I got the idea of making some prints of my photos and pinning these to it! It will be my own photo wall :)

mama hussy said...

Yes, brilliant!
I wanna see pics of your new project!!
xx

Alexandra Durbin said...

Hello :) I love your blog and did a small feature on it here. Have a lovely day

PCN said...

This is a great idea. ;-) PCN

Natalie Marie said...

I didn't know you had a blog! I love this outfit! you look stunning!

Sini said...

Hello Angela, I hope you are alright! And I wish to see soon some of your photos or hear that you are doing fine :) xx sunny greetings from France!

♡Shayla♡ said...

I was just dropping by all of my old followers to let everyone know the blog has changed url- if you'd like to resubscribe head over to http://ohsweetdarlin.blogspot.com

It'd be fun to hear from you and see your comments on the page.

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