I've been tripping over these frames in our basement for quite some time now. I decided it was high time to either get rid of the things, or do something with them. And we all know it's not very often that I get rid of old junk!
This small, but elegant chalkboard is a very belated birthday gift for a friend.
This is a map of Lake Vermilion where she and her husband have a gorgeous lake home.
I painted the letters with off-white acrylic craft paint and added metallic gold shadowing.
Here is the finished piece propped in the window for better light.
Hanging on the wall. Perfect fit!
FYI: My new camera arrived a few weeks ago, but I haven't had a moment to play with it yet! The battery is charged and ready to go, so today, my last day of vacation, I plan to experiment. I'm hoping the quality of my indoor and people photos improve. Consumer Reports gave it excellent reviews for picture quality and low-light pictures, so we'll see.
Maybe I can plug it into my brain while I'm sleeping and the info will transfer by osmosis.
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