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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Spooky Chalkboard Globes

H painted a couple of my globes with chalkboard paint and I love how they turned out.   I "seasoned" them with white chalk and then instead of wiping it off with a damp cloth....I just took my fingers and smeared the chalk dust around the globe.

I thought that technique kinda made them look spooky!

They both looked like this before they were painted...forgot to take a picture of the smaller one.  This large one had the mountain regions raised can barely see them (they look like blisters) on the beige continent at the top of the right photo.

See how cool the "mountains" look on the blackboard globe?

I clipped on two little black glittered birds...look at their sweet witch hats!

I also added a dried rose swag to the vignette.

I took the pictures on the train of a black wedding gown that my Halloween witch is wearing.     If you haven't see her, click here.....

til next time....


  1. Love your spooky globes Penny!... those mountains ranges look cool!... you come up with the best ideas... Happy Haunting!... xoxo Julie Marie

  2. Your spooky globes are amazing! I love your ability to decor everything. Your are incredilble!

  3. The globes are great paired with the black wedding dress.

  4. so interesting and beautiful. they look like "moonscapes"!

  5. Again with that amazing creativity.......

  6. Wow! Those mountains turned out so scary! Great Halloween decor!!!
    hugs x, Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

  7. Great out of the box idea. Keep 'em coming! Jacki @ decoryouadore

  8. Great project !!

    I would love you to come and share @ Craft, Create & Inspire linky party !!!

    Look forward to seeing you there :)

    Claire x

  9. Very creepy and works well with your decor!

  10. I tried for ages to start a globe collection but alas, I've only gotten the 2 so far, but I'm thinking one of them (the more textured one for sure) needs to be added to my very Poe Halloween vignette! I'd love if you'd consider linking up :

  11. This is a really clever and beautiful treatment for all globes. Happy Inspire Me Monday and Blessings! #58

  12. Penny, You have the best ideas!! Thanks for linking up to Tickled Pink Times Two.

  13. I love this so very very much! I'm pinning, thank you for sharing it at the Pinworthy Project Party. I'll be featuring it this week on Planned in Pencil.

  14. These look A-mazing! Oh I just love how creepy they look.. would love to find some of these!
    Your spooky decor is gorgeous.
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

  15. Fun Halloween project! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays! x


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