Schoolhouse Chalkboard Wall and New Light

 
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I finished this project back in November.

I always thought about painting this wall in our hall for a while and I decided to go ahead and do it. I went with school house green because I wanted something different then black.

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Here is the before. Just a plain wall with the emergency oil switch. This hall leads to bedrooms, mudroom and garage and to the living room and kitchen. So a lot of traffic comes through here.

 
 

I used the rustolium chalkboard paint at Home Depot and had them mix the color schoolhouse green to it.

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The light fixtures were found at Walmart and part of a vintage collection. They were a clearance find from $20 and I paid $8 for each. I bought four of them so two went in this hall and the other two in the mudroom.

i like the industrial look, much better then the boob light.

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Harper likes to write on this and I put announcements or birthdays for that month on it. I really just like the look of chalkboard paint.

This is a easy diy project and changing out light fixtures is a great way to update a space.

 
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April Finds

 
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I recently went to my sister’s open studio in Elliot, Maine and along with her beautiful handmade ceramics she had other vendors selling goods like this watercolor print.

I fell in love with this print when I saw it on her instagram post about the event. So I had to get one. I still need to find the right frame for it. I was thinking a thin wood frame.

This print is by the artist Leah Bares from Violette Tide Studios

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I also recently found this cute coolor tote at Target on clearance for $2.98. I love having these for baseball games, trips to the park or when I take the kids on a long drive.

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I also picked up these mini pictures for my gallery wall in the kitchen/sitting area. I have been collecting small art to cover the wall around the tv.

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These cute mini wall hangings were only a $1.80 at Target. They are magnetic and also can hold some faux flowers or maybe pencils.

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My sister gifted this hanging planter to me. You can visit Elizabeth Benotti Ceramics to see all her handmade ceramics.

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She gifted this to Weston for his first birthday and its so soft and she knows how much we love camping. This is by The Bee & The Fox.

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and this super cute and large tea towel was also a gift. It would make a great wall hanging also! you can find these here at Hearth and Harrow

I am working on finishing my craft/workspace to share soon. I have more home projects in the works.

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Harper & Weston's Room Updates

 
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Over the past year I have changed Harper’s room and decor around because Weston is now her roommate! For a little while anyway.

Please excuse the Christmas decor, some of these were taken a while back.

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The biggest change was replacing the rug.

I have wanted to do this for a while. I happen to come across this opalhouse rug on clearance for $89 at Target one day. I did not buy it when I first saw it. I went home and thought about it and went back to get it later that day. It was $189.

They do not carry this rug anymore but they do have a huge collection of the pretty rugs here.

Before new rug and curtains

Before new rug and curtains

I changed out the butterfly curtains for light neutral ones. It has made a huge difference in the room. I also picked these up from Target, I really like the material. These are the line of curtains here.

The only thing is in store they were called white something, I’m not sure if they are the same as sour cream online.

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Here is Weston before he could walk. Harper and Weston love playing in their room. I only keep a few toys in here and lots of books.

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We found this adorable lamp at..you guessed it Target on clearance for under $9. It still sells for $30 online. Target is truly my favorite place for decor. Especially when it’s on clearance.

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This nightstand is also new to the space. It use to belong to me when I was a teen. It needs a fresh coat of paint and I’ve been waiting on nice weather to do that and change the hardware.

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This cute wolf wall decor ( that Weston loves ) was also a Target find and only under $6. Its no longer available but they have a few adorable ones available. I had to take the print off the wall, Weston was able to reach it.

Also Harpers bedding is new. She had a black and white cat print and I found this blush pink opal house set on clearance.

You can see the post I did few years back on the wall art by Pixers Here.

In February of 2016 I shared this room after we completed it for Harper, you can read that here.

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