Sunday, October 13, 2013

Chalkboard Kitties


Three cute chalkboard kitties await Halloween with their orange ribbons.

I have discovered something to change any color paint into a chalkboard.

This is not an advertisement.  Regular readers know I do not advertise or do sponsored blogs.

I just wanted to share.

Three glossy black cats found in the bottom of a box of stuff bought years ago at an auction.

Please do not judge - I am cleaning out!

They were once all the rage sitting on cupboards and window sills, but now are thrown to the curb.

Could I make them useful again?

They could be chalkboards for some kid to decorate for Halloween, but did I really want to use expensive black chalkboard paint on them?

No, they were not that cute.

 At the great palace of all crafters, Hobby Lobby, I found a product I had previously overlooked.  I was looking for glazing medium and found - wait for it -


It claims to make any painted surface a chalkboard.  I tried it out on the kitties and it worked.

So the kitties were saved by becoming chalkboards.

I am going crazy with this stuff - is there anything that cannot be a chalkboard?

Can pets wear chalkboard tags?

Can husbands be branded by chalkboard labels?

We will see.

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  1. What a wonderful find! They just keep reinventing all sorts of chalkboard this and that! Your project and this coating might be the start of a new rage to be seen all over blogland. Way to go, Donna!

  2. They invent chalkboard stuff as the real chalkboard "bites the dust." I bet teachers would like their old black (or green) chalkboards back. I loved mine all 37 years! Linda@Wetcreek Blog

  3. So beautiful, as a part of fall decoration, or as you wrote a Hallowen one:)Nice

  4. How awesome! I didn't know this stuff existed! I will have to look for some next time I go to Hobby Lobby. Love the chalkboard cute! If they made it to the shop, they will go fast! If not, they will look fabulous with your Halloween decor! Have a wonderful week....:)

    Blessings, Vicky

  5. What a great idea.And I think the kittens are cute-love dee x

  6. Wow! That is a killer find and your kitties are adorable! I have never seen that stuff, but I'm going to look for it!

  7. Cute kittens Donna ... and adorable to be chalkboard. Neat product, will have to see if our tiny little craft store has any.
    Thanks for the tip.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  8. Love the chalkboard kitties!! I'm reading your posts backwards today because I've been away, but I've gotta get me some of that stuff!

  9. I have never heard of clear chalkboard coating...what a genius idea! This would be a great post to link up to Create It Thursday #24…it's live now! Hope to see you there!

  10. Haha, not judging. Just went through my grandparents house and was amazed at what I found. I do wonder if there are some dogs out there. Not much of a cat person but these are cute. Thanks for sharing! Stop by my Friday's Five Features tomorrow and link up this post (and others)!

  11. What a great way to reinvent the kitties! Very cute idea!


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