Heathered Nest
Heathered Nest
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  • Garrett Park, MD

Let's Give 'Em Somethin' to Chalk About


We have three kids here at the Heathered Nest. And kids, at least OUR kids, love to *think* they are getting away with something. This is why God created chalkboard paint .
Truth be told, I loved chalkboard paint even before we had kids. In my first place, I proudly painted a prominent wall in my kitchen, right by the wine fridge, with chalkboard paint. That's where I'd write my shopping list:
1. milk
2. bread
3. more wine for wine fridge...
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After we got married, we bought another house, and we renovated the basement. Right around that same time, the newest member of the tribe arrived on the scene.
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This was his first chalkboard wall...in a little nook under the stairs.
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He loved it. Then, we moved again. Another house, another chalkboard wall. And it was in a space where both the adults, and the kids could get some use out of it.
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Surprise, surprise, we moved yet again. This time, we thought, let's skip the chalkboard paint. That thought didn't stick so we went ahead and painted the chalkboard wall to end all chalkboard walls!
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This sucker is 15' long and 8' tall. 120 square feet of graffiti-able heaven...any mischievous child's dream. And those sneaky little mischief-makers are having a blast.
Come see more of it in our BASEMENT REMODEL HERE!!
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Incidentally, just so you know...ABOVE is a BEFORE picture of the chalkboard wall...it is the wall with the windows shown below. Yes, the pine paneling was removed (sorry all you knotty pine lovers...it did go to a new home though if that is any consolation to you). We had to do a lot of "gutting" in this basement thanks to issues we found with mold, mice, and termites (LOTS of fun).
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