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Thursday, 29 September 2011

Nurturing my Creative Side

A while back, Beth knocked over and accidently broke the large mirror that we had leaning up against our bedroom wall.  Fortunately, she was not hurt.  But it seriously was a close call!


Once I recovered from the near accident (which took me a while - you know how hard Mom's can be on themselves), I decided to use what was left of the mirror somewhat creatively....

I broke up the mirror and with my creative friend, Sue's help made a mirror/mosaic backsplash in my kitchen.
Here's a closer look :)

Next, I had to decide what to do with this....

Voila!

I taped around the inside of the frame and painted with 2 coats of  chalkboard paint.

Here is the finished product hanging in my kitchen.  I can't even begin to tell you how much I love it!  It makes a great 'communication board' and the girls think it's awesome.

3 comments:

Lauren said...

your kitchen is so much nicer than mine. I love the chalkboard, I am sure the girls are loving it.

Carrie said...

thanks Lauren :)

leks said...

I love it!! Great use of the chalkboard... gotta keep that fam organized!