Monday, April 21, 2014

April Showers Bring May Flowers Chalkboard

 Hope you all had wonderful Easter celebrations with your families ! We had a very nice day and had wonderful weather ! We spent most of the day outside .. I needed to redo the seasonal chalkboard since Easter is over , so I decided to go with  April showers bring May flowers. I figure I will keep it up into May and then change it to something patriotic for Memorial day..
 I used some of the youngest grandsons sidewalk chalk for the raindrops and centers of the flowers for a little color.. hard to get those big pieces of chalk to do what you want them to :)
You can see the past chalkboard designs : Easter .. Spring .. winter .. Christmas ..Fall ..
 I am still loving the chalk painted hutch in the kitchen and wish I would have painted the oak years ago ! The inside is the same pale grey that's on the dining room walls and it looks so pretty lit up !
 I need to make a  new table runner and have some ideas that I hope work out :)
 I was trying to finish up this Rabbit Run cross stitch from Prairie Schooler before Easter , but I just haven't had much time to stitch ..I had seen the chart and thought it was ok, then I saw someones finished project on Instagram and knew I had to stitch it ! Hopefully it gets finished before next spring !
My daughter and I walked to the new forest preserve trail last night and then walked the 2 mile trail with the dogs ..It was so pretty in there ..


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12 comments:

The Old Parsonage said...

Love the chalkboard art. I use ours for shopping lists so I need to find a new place for those so that I can turn ours in art.

Your runner is darling - love the ruffles!

Leann

Donna Wilkes said...

i always look forward to the art you create on the chalkboard. The walk sounds invigorating - especially with the dogs!

Sarah said...

Lovely art on the chalkboard, and I'm very interested in the stitching you are working. on. Hope you will share more. I'm now following along. '-)

Linda O said...

Love your new chalkboard art.
PS Rabbit run looks lovely, I've not seen that one before.
Your walk sounds wonderful, and with 4 dogs!!! What fun
Love Linda O xxx

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Love the chalkboard and you are so good at Chalkboard art too!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs,
Deb

Robin said...

Ohhhh, you changed your chalk board! I love it!!! And your table runner is lovely too! xo

Carol said...

Love the newest PS WIP, Priscilla. I hadn't taken any special notice of that one either, but seeing yours is making me give it another look :)

Such a cute new chalkboard drawing, too!! Sure hope that saying is true this year--after that long, cold winter we really need those May flowers!

Carol said...

Your chalkboard always looks so cute, Priscilla!

The Tablescaper said...

Love the chalkboard!

Thanks for sharing your post with Seasonal Sundays.

- Alma, The Tablescaper

The Charm of Home said...

Your chalkboard looks great! I am always afraid to draw on mine! LOL!
Sherry

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your chalkboard looks great, as usual, Priscilla! : ) Your Spring runner is so pretty but I'm looking forward to seeing the next one, too.

Jann Olson said...

I've always loved that saying and your chalkboard art is wonderful! Can't wait to see what you do next. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann