Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Projects Update...

So writing the post on my playroom projects got me moving a bit.  I thought I'd give an update.

Magnetic Chalkboard - Alrighty, this one is done!  I bought the drip pan at Wal-Mart for $11.99, chalkboard spray paint from Lowes (not sure of the price - the hubs bought it), and Velcro strips from target for $6.99.  All up, this project probably cost in the $25 range.  Gigi won't be able to use it for awhile but it'll be a fun addition for when she's ready.  The only thing I don't like is that the drip pan has some writing imprinted on it and you can still see it after putting on the paint.  For the price, I can't complain but it's a bit annoying.

I'm now looking for the plastic magnetic letters but can't find them at Wal-Mart or Target.  I'll probably just have to order them from Amazon like everything else.

Texture Board - This one is mostly done.  I have one more ring I want to do but thanks to my sister, Jillian, I was able to get the rings attached to the cork board without using any tacks.  She suggested velco strips and I had a few tucked away so I gave it a go.  I take the rights down and let Gigi feel them so she can see different textures.  I can also change out the fabric as I want to.

Alphabet Wall - I finished up the letters I bought as a test run and I really liked them so I've bought all the other letters I need (they were 40% off at Hobby Lobby!).  I plan on starting the rest of the letters this week.  I'm hoping to have them done in the next couple of weeks.

I still haven't done the book shelves.  They're currently hidden away in her closet and I forget about them.  I should take them out and then maybe I'll get them done.  I've a new project to the list - a growth ruler for the wall!  She's already 27" tall and I don't want to miss anymore so I've got to get this one done quick!


  1. Who knew you were so crafty. I love your projects.

  2. Very nice. GiGi is lucky to have such a crafty mama!