An Accident Turned DIY

A few weeks ago, John Paul accidentally broke our shutter doors on one of our closets in our bedroom.  He tried to get it to go back on the track, but there was no hope that, that was happening.  I started looking at them & all of a sudden I had different plans for the doors.  I told him to stop trying to fix them & that I had ideas for these babies.



Below is the before of these shutter doors that needed some new life! My girl Annie Sloan & her chalk paint to the rescue & they have a whole new life now.


One coat on one door below.


Detailed shot of the completed chalk painted door.


On the shutter parts, I only used 1 coat of paint.  I liked the contrast of the wood showing through on the shutters.  

All I did was lean these against the wall & it gave our living room a little more farmhouse flair.  I have a feeling I may be trying these out in different spots in our home, but for now, I love that they flank the windows.

Have you tried any chalk paint projects yet?