Sorry, but once again, I whipped through this before I thought about a before. The frame what originally white.
I used the homemade paint recipe from the Farragoz course. I just kept mixing, and experimenting with different shades until I got the look I wanted. I used gold for the highlights, and distressed the finish.
The chalkboard is an older chalkboard that I aged further with a sanding sponge.
I think I like it.
Sooooooooooo beautiful, Rosemary. But, of course, I love everything you do!ReplyDelete
Very, very nice.....ReplyDelete
Once again you triumped!ReplyDelete
Well done, looks awesome.
Hey pretty Rosemary, I totally love this frame, it's sooo me! I always say you're one talented gal! Big hugs,ReplyDelete
Wow! Your distressing a chalkboard is the first I have ever seen and it is amazing. Creative Bliss Dear...ReplyDelete
This is so unique. Love it.ReplyDelete
Beautiful! love the concept of a distressed chalkboard.ReplyDelete
I love it, Rosemary! I love the aged look to it, too. It makes sense to age the chalkboard, too, because I don't think something "new" or "fresh" looking would have worked as well with the frame. Nicely done!ReplyDelete
And I love it! Perfect patina and I love that you distressed the blackboard too.ReplyDelete
Looks just like your touch on itReplyDelete
if I would see it at a sale I would know it's yours LOL
Rosemary I LOVE IT!!ReplyDelete
...amazing Rosemary, this is one superb piece, thank you for sharing your inspiring work, visiting here lifts my spirits...Mel:)xReplyDelete
You are truly amazing and this is so beautiful!! These pieces look so old and look like they belong together!! Hope all is well.ReplyDelete
Love, love, love it! xoxoReplyDelete
Wow,I never thought about trying to age the actual chalkboard before.....was yours already in the frame or did you insert it? Absolutely love it!ReplyDelete
It looks BEAUTIFUL and as if it has been around for many years. Unlike my freshly painted chalkboard that looks boringly brand new and unused, lol.ReplyDelete
These look really, really lovely together and yes, they look as if they've always been that way. Your new paint techniques are wonderful.ReplyDelete
I love looking at your creations. They are my style. Great move on sanding the chalkboard. Are you going to sell it or keep it? what would you charge? KarenReplyDelete
Rosemary, the frame is beautifully distressed. I have started the Farragoz course and I am loving it. I am looking forward to finishing the long line of frames and tables I have ready to makeover.ReplyDelete
I think I love it!ReplyDelete
I think I like it too. Your vision was definitely achieved.ReplyDelete
Love it, as always!!ReplyDelete
Sounds like you are being inspired and enjoying the Farragoz course Rosemary. I love the paint effects you have employed so far. I was disappointed to pass up an opportunity to do the course too due to our new business. You fill me with envy :)ReplyDelete
How gorgeous this turned out. You have aged your blackboard to perfection and the frame is exquisite. They do look like they started life together many moons ago.ReplyDelete
Gosh, this looks like something I'd find in a Paris flea market! I'd love for you to share it today at Stylish Friday Finds link party!ReplyDelete
Have a stylish day!
Looks fabulous. I'm a sucker for chalkboards. Thanks for sharing! Stop by my Friday's Five Features and link up this post (and others)! http://diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com/2013/09/fridays-five-features-no-10.htmlReplyDelete
You did a beautiful job creating a vintage looking patina!ReplyDelete
Absolutely lovely ....ReplyDelete
Just so amazingly gorgeous!!!...as always!ReplyDelete