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Monday, February 6, 2012

Dry Eraser Board

Dry Eraser Board
Look what I did...


I love this frame and didn't really have anything to put in it so I decided to create a board that I could write on that didn't look like a chalkboard.  This is such an easy thing to do!  I was amazed.  I can't remember where I read about how to do it or I would definitely give them a plug here.

All you have to do is select a frame of any size of you're choosing.( I used an 11" x 14")  Remove the back of the frame and using a piece of sturdy cardboard or a piece of a shipping box, cut to the size of the frame.  Cut a piece of fabric that is about 3 inches larger than the cardboard and wrap it around the cardboard and secure it with tape.  The glass is placed over the fabric covered cardboard just like a picture would be.  Put the frame back together and Voila!  You can remove the marker with a paper towel. A dry eraser board that offers a bit of color and something better than a plain old chalkboard.


This will give you something to "crow about".

13 comments:

  1. Dearest Kris,
    ....that is really a great idea with a very impressive result. I like it.
    Thank you so much for sharing that with us!
    Warm regards,
    Lucia

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  2. What a great idea! It looks wonderful and you're right, something a bit different than a plain chalk board:)

    BTW, I did notice you had an Etsy shop the other day and already added it to my Etsy faves:)

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  3. It is very pretty but I am totally confused-how do you erase writing on fabric?

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  4. thanks for the tip Kris! I might try that : )

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  5. This is delightful and I would not have thought about this. Merci, mon amie!

    Bises,
    Genie

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  6. Hi, Kris, I guess I am with Kerry. I do not understand how this is a dry-erase board. Please clarify for those of us who do not get it.
    Best...Victoria

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  7. I love the look Kris, but I too was a bit confused about how it's a dry eraser board. Is there a sealer on the fabric?

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  8. Oh I really love this board! How did you seal it to keep the rooster on there?

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  9. Hey guys ... there's glass over the top. Great idea!!
    At home with the lurgy at the mo, so finally catching up with my favourite blogs! M x

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  10. Smarty pants! Thank you for sharing this at Make it Pretty Monday @TheDedicatedHouse. Wishing you a grand evening. Toodles, Kathryn

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