Monday, July 14, 2014

Chalk Board Flag Banners

Have you seen chalk board flags?
I came across these at Hobby Lobby in a pack of 12 and under 6 dollars.
They come with the string for hanging and a piece of chalk.

I tried a little banner for my studio with the word CREATE.
First I wrote in the letters block style with chalk.
Then I painted right over the chalk with white paint.
Hey, chalk paint!! LOL

Lastly to accent the letters, I painted my cottage roses
in and around the letters with rose buds, vines and leaves.

Hung in my studio in front of the window.

I can think of many ways to use the chalk board flags banners.
Back them with fabric,
use separately and write a small word.
Turn on the side and form a little flag by adding a stem.

Reminder notes with a decorative clothes pin.

These 6 are permanent since I painted them, 
but since they erase easy, you could use them over and over for many banner signs.
I still have 6 left for another word banner or several flags.

As a side note~~

Today I started painting my kitchen cabinets.

I'll have updates soon.

Think of me as I am swinging a paint brush~~

It's 102 degrees here today.

Happy Summer!!
~~till next time, Southern DayDreams~~

Celestina Marie


Aims Pyrex Passion said...

Oh Celeste, your hand-painted roses are gorgeous!

Have The Best Day Ever!
Aim xo

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste, The banner is so lovely. I love your signature roses.
I know your cabinets will be awesome. Don't work too hard!

Creations By Cindy said...

I love the chalkboard banners! Beautiful and looks so lovely over your window! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Jan Hermann said...

Oh, I love your new Flag Banner! You know how much I love your Roses!! Have a wonderful week...

Betty said...

I have never seen the chalk board flags before and you did such a beautiful job painting them. Good luck on the cabinets, can't wait to see yours. Ours is slowly getting done.

TexWisGirl said...

what a cute thing!

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

How cute is that! You are full of so many creative ideas. We won't talk about how that would look if I painted them! 102 degrees- yikes! We're having such a cool summer and you are boiling down south! Good time to be indoors and painting.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

OK, the decision has been made. I'm finding our local Hobby Lobby today and going there! I've never been to one, but I do know there is one in The Twin Cities! Celeste, this is BRILLIANT! LOVE THIS!!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

OK, the decision has been made. I'm finding our local Hobby Lobby today and going there! I've never been to one, but I do know there is one in The Twin Cities! Celeste, this is BRILLIANT! LOVE THIS!!

Sola Scriptura said...

Wow, what a cool product! I love how you painted them. It's only 65 degrees here, I sure hope you have air conditioning. Hugs to you!

Valerie-Jael said...

These are great, I have never seen them before, and they are a great idea. Hugs, Valerie

Anonymous said...

Celeste, these are fabulous! You turned these into a treasure with your gorgeous painting! What a great idea! Have a fabulous week!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I haven't seen this! What a cute idea but I'm afraid mine wouldn't come out anything like yours! Very beautiful my friend! Hugs!

Mari said...

Celeste, I love, and I mean loveeee your banner with your sweet roses, I want one to say fall with your sweet roses...
Oh my but I'll be praying for you painting your cabinets in 102 degree weather, your one brave lady ;-) can't wait to see how pretty they will turn out!


1CardCreator said...

These are gorgeous with your trademark roses on them, what a beautiful display for your craft heaven! Try to stay cool as you paint, hope you have the ac running! ~Diane

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great buy, Celeste, and I love how you decorated them! Perfect for your creative space, too. I'm sorry you didn't join in the party this year because you have such a great space.

Deborah Montgomery said...

Oh, your roses are simply beautiful! Love the shading; perfect. What a great idea. Hope to see your cabinets, too. Drink lots of ice water or sweet tea! Blessings, Deborah

cynthia lee designs said...

Love your pretty!! is hot there. We have some bad storms heading our way.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Celestina Marie,

How fabulous - love your Create banner in your workroom. Such a lovely idea and will have to look out for them. Thanks for the inspiration. Best of luck with the kitchen cabinets and look forward to seeing them finished. You would need to have a quick swim in the pool in that heat., 102 degrees - wow!
Happy week dear friend

farmhouse-story said...

oh, my, celeste, this is so adorable! your pink roses look so sweet on the chalkboard bkgd! 102-yikes! turn the air down, way down!

Createology said...

Only you could take a simple plain piece of chalkboard pennant and make it beautiful and graceful. I love your CREATE banner. Looking forward to seeing your kitchen cupboard project. Stay well hydrated in this scorching heat dear...

Ana said...

Oh Celestina,
The chalkboard banner is a super cute idea, and with your beautiful rose touches it is even more cute. I love it.

I'm so excited because we finally have a Hobby Lobby close by. Well it's about an hour away but it is definitely worth the drive :-) Hopefully this means it is getting closer to where I live. Gotta love the Hobby Lobby :-) Wishing you a lovely evening.

Hugs and Kisses,

Unknown said...

Those are so beautiful! The roses are so pretty.
Anyway, did you say that the temperature is 102 degrees there? OH Dang! Its pretty hot! Never been in such 'extreme' temperature before. Hope you doing fine!
Have a nice day!


Old Time Cindy said...

Your banner is so sweet. Can't wait to see your kitchen cabinets. I want to paint mine, but have been putting it off. I'm just a little nervous about taking on such a big job.

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, this is so pretty, Celestina. It must look nice in your creative space. I love Hobby Lobby, and go there often. You know, Jess and Nel love this chalkboard stuff, and Nel just found canisters with chalkboard. You did a great job painting the sweet pink roses on them.


Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

First of all the banners are so pretty. And girl, YOU can swing a paintbrush for sure with those beautiful roses. LOVE! And I cannot wait to see your kitchen cabinets. Let me just say... IF... I ever get brave enough to paint my kitchen cabinets... I would not be able to contain myself through an entire blog post and casually mention it at the end... You WERE struggling weren't you?? Haha... that sounds so exciting. I sit here patiently waiting for details and updates... Seriously, I hope it all goes well, I know it will be beautiful. :)

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Gorgeous banner Celeste! The roses make it look so lovely.

I know your cabinet makeover will be amazing!!

Love & blessings, Edie

Preppy Empty Nester said...

Love the banner! It looks great!

Donna said...

Your banner is just beautiful, Celestina! Of course you know how much I love your painted roses, what a great idea to add them to your "create"!!! The banners would be so fun at parties, so many uses. It is perfect in your studio. Can't wait to see your painted cabinets!

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste! and I've missed you so much and all of your creativity! Oh, these flags are darling and of course you and your painting talents went far beyond and made them beautiful! :) How cute they are!
I do wish you luck in painting your kitchen cabinets! I know it's hard work but so rewarding!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Lovely Celestina, oh, how I love your name. You are so talented. It's great fun to see what you are up to. Good luck in painting your kitchen cabinets. I know they will be fabulous. xo

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Celestina, Love the banner and your roses are beautiful!

Anonymous said...

I never get tired of banners, Celeste. I think they are so cheerful and pretty. Did you notice the mini one I have behind my art chair? :) My daughter introduced me to chalkboard pens and markers a few weeks ago, and I am hooked. I know you'd love them. So much easier to use than chalk and they come in various colors.
Now, I am hoping you'll share those cabinets with us, won't you? I'm sure they'll turn out gorgeous.
Have a lovely weekend, friend.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Sweet friend, thank you for visiting! Enjoy the creativity of all the bloggers when you can! HUGS, Anita

Debbie said...

What a "creative" idea!
Love what you did with the chalk banner, Celeste. Your painted roses are just gorgeous!
We are in for a sunny, and HOT weekend here.
Enjoy your summer weather.

Denise said...

The paint came out sleek and looks so good on chalk board.I think Your roses keep looking better and better.Something about the pink roses on the chalk board just looks amazing.I'm so glad I didn't miss this beautiful project.Thank You for Your sweet comment and continuing visiting with Me from time to time.I appreciate Your internet friendship-Hugs and blessings Dense

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Darling banner!!! Can't wait to see your cabinets and can not imagine painting in that temperature! No air conditioning? ♥

deb said...

Thanks for the sweet comments about my walkway.
What a sweet banner! Cute idea and your hand painted roses are to die for! You are so talented girl! I see you're having temps like us...ugggh! Enjoy painting those cabinets ;) They will look fab when you're done.
Keep hydrated!

Algodão Tão Doce said...

A amizade nos faz ver o mundo com olhos novos.
Feliz dia do amigo!!!!!
Beijos Marie.

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Well, how pretty is that. You always amaze and inspire. Thank you. laurie

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

What a pretty banner to hang in your studio!

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..