diy project: karyn’s twinkle blackboard

karyn from make something is helping me keep the chalkboard love going today with this awesome diy project she made for her home. not content to just have a beautiful chalkboard in her home, karyn decided to get extra crafty and drill holes through which twinkle lights from urban outfitters could shine. i love the little custom spin on this project. i’d love to see someone spell out a name (how fun would it be to have one of these in your office with your company name or logo shining through?) or song lyrics- that would be super cool. CLICK HERE for the directions from karyn.

  1. CS says:

    So whimsical and dreamy.

  2. Mrs. Mumf says:

    AMAZING idea!! I really want a blakboard and the added twinkle is brilliant. I’m going to try this!

  3. angelune says:

    woah, that was quick! Karyn’s so crafty and takes on such enormous projects. I wish I had time to be making so much stuff! I am deciding on what kind of message board I want in my apartment, so keep these chalkboard posts coming!

  4. Connie says:

    Love it!

  5. Stacey says:

    I am intrigued by this idea, it is so magical! Thanks for sharing how to do it, I just might try it out!

  6. Laura says:

    Brilliant idea :)

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  8. kbd says:

    Awesome idea… the lights against the black… super!

  9. Ashley B. says:

    What is it about chalk boards that makes them so dreamy? I guess I loved school and school supplies… yeah, that might explain it.

    This is like my childhood dream– like magic school!

    Thanks for the how-to!

  10. Lisa Canning says:

    Karyn is so talented, always coming up with great things to make our homes special. Love that a Toronto gal was featured : )

  11. Karen says:

    Awesome idea…She is so creative!


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