Chalkboard Markers on Picture Frames

How great is this living room of one of my readers, Linda?

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She wrote to me:  "I recently spied my old chalk board markers and randomly decided to draw on the glass of a couple picture frames.  It ended up being super fun and I liked the look (a bit irreverent), so thought I would share with you.  It's so simple and something your girls might enjoy for personalizing existing framed pictures.  And it wipes right off with a damp paper towel."

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I love this! It is endlessly exciting for me to see the creative ideas you guys come up with. Sometimes the blog world can feel a little stale and your submissions are like a breath of fresh air in my inbox! :) If you'd like to share one of your ideas, feel free to email me.

And for kicks, here are just a few more photos of Linda's pretty living room. Man, I'm so loving dark wall color, always and forever.

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38 comments:

Handbags*N*Pigtails said...

Does Linda have a blog that we could enjoy? Already I love what I see here:)

Julia Konya said...

How fun! I think I might try the markers on my frames too. Love it!

alison g. said...

What a great space!!
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Michelle said...

What a cute idea!

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Grace from AStoriedStyle.com said...

I LOVE this idea! Quirky stuff like this is right up my alley!

theperfectwave said...

Very Good Post.
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Angie said...

Beautiful space Linda - and a great idea! Thanks for sharing Jenny and Linda!

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Very Nice Post.
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Crystal @ 29 Rue House said...

That is a great wall color!

capeofdreams said...

In high school I used to write and draw all over my bedroom mirror.

Shannon said...

Love the mid mod chair with the parsons desk!

Shannon

Erin said...

Great job, Linda! And can I tell you how much I am in love with dark wall colors right now? My husband and I repainted our bedroom in a deep greyish taupe last year, with a crisp white ceiling and white curtains and blue and orange accents, and I fall in love with it again every morning when I see it in the sunshine. Not to mention how cozy it is at night. Love!

Liz said...

Simple and brilliant at the same time.

Bri Towne said...

this is so neat! love it. and i'm dying for a little bar like that :)

dontworrydc.com said...

I am always amazed at the interiors laypeople (so, people who are not artists or interior designers!) can pull off! This gal needs a house tour :) Looks so cosy and fun.

Hannah said...

I love that collection of vases on the shelf. So great!

Kimberly said...

Really cute, fun idea. Thanks for sharing it with LGN, Linda! Your room is also really well done. Looks comfy and elegant - a great combo.

Angela said...

Gorgeous home! Sometimes blog world does feel a bit stale and it's always nice to have 50 tabs open with new inspiring ideas to look at!

simplymodernhome.com said...

Great idea. Very sweet!

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michelle hill said...

I like this idea..great post. WHERE oh where did Linda's cool sofa come from?

G said...

I want to see the rest of the house!

kh said...

You're right--that wall color is fantastic! Really gorgeous.

Emma Casler said...

What a totally fun idea!!!! Fun for the whole family . . . and YES her house is AMAZING!

Jo said...

Love the dark wall colors as well! Also love her daybed...any info on where she got this daybed from??

Linda S. said...

Thanks so much for all of the wonderful comments! Having my room featured on LGN MADE MY YEAR! The daybed is the Jonathan Adler lampert lounger =)

Sarah @ Comfort and Joy said...

Love the irreverence. :) Thanks for sharing such a fantastic idea!

Madeline said...

That workspace is beautiful!!!!!!!!!

Shavonda said...

So awesome! What a great and super easy idea! Thanks so much for sharing with us, Jenny.

The Platt's said...

I would love to know what color Linda's paint is! Please, oh please share!

Unknown said...

Can you please ask Linda to list the source on that bar cart? It's gorgeous!

ash said...

yes, please share the wall color. BEAUTIFUL HOME.

Jana Miller said...

Love the chalkboard markers on the dog photos! Clever :)

LeeLee said...

Such a great idea for the space.

Amber said...

Yes... Must know where the bar cart is from!

jessica said...

awesome,
I SO want to see the rest of her house.

Keggy25 said...

So is the wall color forthcoming? I have never known you to hold back. Thanks. You are always so lovely about that.

Linda S. said...

The paint color is Evening Hush (770F-6) by Behr; I bought the bar cart a number of years ago and can't remember where I got it. thanks again for the wonderful comments!

Christine said...

i love the bar cart! where can i find that??

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