March 20, 2012 • 0 response

Did you know you can make your own custom colored chalkboard paint? Oh boy! My intern, Sara told me all about it. I did some research and learned how to do it from Martha Stewart. I liked her approach...however, you know me, I wanted to try a little something different. Latex paint and acrylic paint are basically the same thing, so I used acrylic. I made it "artsy" when I mixed each color into one another so they would all have a little bit of each other...a family of color (how nice)! And that is frosty:) Are you ready? You will need: Newspaper 1/2 cup of acrylic craft paint 1 tbsp unsanded grout (Home Depot) Paint brush Cup to mix it in And something to paint it on... ( I found these cute, bare-wood, wide picture frames) Measure out the paint and grout and mix-it-up so no lumps remain. Paint it up. Mix up only what you will need. Let it dry. Chalk it up. Have FUN! xox lisA

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