This is the story of a makeover which didn’t quite work the way I planned.
I was given this oval frame in three pieces. Its some kind of resin, not timber, so I had no idea how I would fix it.
I let it sit around for a couple of years while I pondered.
In the end I decided that cutting some thin MDF to fit inside the frame and using trusty liquid nails might be the way to go.
Well, it wasn’t.
Its holding together okay but I wasn’t able to clamp it properly, so the joins aren’t as good as I hoped.
They’re visible. Really visible.
Oh well. Not to worry.
I got out some silver paint (I thought I had gold but didn’t) and rubbed it on to try and disguise the cracks where the liquid nails was showing through. Silver looks better than liquid nails any day! I think I’ll get some gold and finish it in gold at some later date.
I hung it in our entry/pantry for our shopping lists. Its not perfect, but its different, and for me a change is as good as a holiday.
It replaces a plain long oblong chalkboard I’ve had for years. ‘Cause even a pantry deserves a bit of flashy!
PS Please forgive the awful photo of our yucky pantry/entry… Its taupe and dark and gloomy (as opposed to the bright fun kitchen) and I like covering our fridge in magnets!