Monday, February 4, 2013

My Kitchen Blackboard Project

Years ago, one of the glass panels on my kitchen hutch was broken. (The incident involved my son and a broom, but that’s another story!) I kept meaning to have another piece of glass cut to fit, which shouldn’t have been hard, but it was just one of those things I never got around to. P1010968

Recently, it occurred to me that an easy (and useful) way to repair the hutch would to be to cut a piece of thin plywood to fit and paint it with blackboard paint. I had the plywood; I had the paint; no excuses!

Now, not only does it look nicer now, hiding some of the clutter of school supplies kept inside, but I have a handy memo board. We’ve used it for chore lists, school schedules, and just doodling. Right now, I’m writing our memory verses for the week on it.

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5 comments:

  1. Now that is an AWESOME idea~!! I don't have any missing glass panes, BUT I am thinking I might take 2 of them out { so it looks even } and use them as a scripture blackboard.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for this idea~!!

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