Check the video, yo:
So, in true Curbly fashion, we decided to do it ourselves. Here's the video, details and links are below.
For those of you who want to try this at home, here's what we ended up buying, and some tips to get you started:
This is the easiest project ever:
- An empty wall + 1 can chalkboard paint = instant conversation piece
It took about 30 minutes to get the wall covered and it only cost $20.
This project is from last year, when I lived in a teeny-tiny apartment in New York City's East Village. Nonetheless, it's worthwhile endeavor if you find yourself with some dingy old chairs in need of some refinishing love.
In this case, I got the chairs from my grandmother. Though they look kind of cool in the photo, they were actually pretty dirty, and the fabric was stained and smelly. Dan and I decided to repaint the chairs and cover the seats...
Alttext's post on creating easy wall art out of simple, cheap materials generated a lot of interest. Here's another method that produces some pretty spectacular results:
"We found a clever project that uses CD jewel cases to make rearrangeable, refillable, photo frames for those empty walls of yours. Watch our first ever Photojojo video tutorial and see how you can get...