Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Chalk it up!

Fun Idea.

As a Hip Hostess, I'm always looking for items that can be purchased and then reused in different ways. This helps me justify the dollars spent and is better for the environment.

I found the ultimate reusable item, the chalkboard…it’s not just for classrooms anymore. Whether you use these little beauties in your household or at events they make an impact time and time again. What a nice gesture to arrive in someone’s home and have a personalized welcome message on a fragrant candle. It also puts a cute spin on the little message you leave your significant other. You thought I was going to be romantic but really I was thinking, “Please clean the bathroom.” At an event they are great for directing people to areas that are a little difficult to find or you could put your favors in the chalkboard bins with a special message for your guests.

The best part is that if you love DIY you can buy Rust-oleum’s chalkboard spray or paint and make your own at a substantial savings. --b

Candles by Adore at Red Envelope. Napkin rings from Museum of Modern Art. Chalkboard trugs by Smith and Hawken. Slate Gray Chalkboard 4 sheets by Wallies. Maison blackboard Oilcloth by Bell’Occhio.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I gave the napkins rings a whirl with Rust-Oleum's Chalk Board Spray paint--great, easy and the kids even love to set the table now! Thanks for the great Idea!