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Dry Erase Vinyl Message Board

I'm so excited to share with you a great new product that I just found, and fell in LOVE with!
I had seen chalkboard vinyl, but not dry erase vinyl!!! :)

I knew I wanted to create a message center with the decal that I printed out, so this is how I did it.

I started with this rectangular board that I got from The Wood Connection, here in Utah.  It came with the edges routered and two holes at the top, already done.

I painted the board white first, with Semi-Gloss paint...

Then I painted it with my Crystal Aqua color, from Valspar.
Then sanded the whole thing, lightly, to bring through the white a bit.

Next, I took my dry erase decal off it's backing paper... And centered it on my board.
I didn't use transfer paper for this project, because it made the thick dry erase material, actually a bit harder to apply.  It was easier, to just peal the large piece off, and place it where I needed it :)

I also added this MESSAGE vinyl decal to the top, in dark gray.
And for those of you who want to print your own, on your Silhouette, or make a stencil, for your board, the font name I used for "MESSAGE" is called COFFEE TIN.
You can download it HERE

Then I added a piece of white and dark gray fabric, to hang it up!

I used a Velcro strip on the wall, to hang up the dry erase markers, next to the message center.

I think I'm going to put this outside, by our front door, once it warms up a bit more, so that people who visit can leave messages if we're not home!

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Here are some ideas for where you can use your dry erase decal:

- Hang it straight on the wall or a refrigerator
- On a board, for a custom message center
- Inside a cupboard, to keep track of medication doses and times
- On a dorm or bedroom door, or inside a school locker
- By a front or back door, to jot down items you don't want to forget!


  1. I love love love the wood connection! Im lucky to live less then 10 min away. I have to be very very careful when I go in there as to not spend my whole paycheck.

  2. This is so cute! You have such great ideas! LOVE YOUR BLOG!

  3. Adorable!! You are so creative, I love it.

    And can I just say, your blog has become my most favorite to follow, even over most of my personal friends! Haha! Keep it up, girl! You're inspiring!

  4. I was really excited when i saw this groopdeal in my email this morning, but have been trying to figure out where I'd put it. I got the little oval chalkboard decals when they were on groopdeal and I love them! (i think that was you?)

  5. Awesome! I love what you can do with vinyl these days. Does the dry erase vinyl only come in white?

  6. I love dry erase! This is so fun. Thanks for sharing all you fun ideas and thanks for the font info! I already downloaded it.

  7. Wow! I was just wanting to buy this exact thing off of GroupDealz! I am SO excited to do this! I am so happy that I saw your blog.

  8. What a great idea! Where do you buy the vinyl?

  9. I love this so much I just went to groop dealz and snagged one!! Love it!! Can't wait to use it!!

  10. The white wreath, and the balls...can you just go ahead an make me some?

  11. You are so dang creative!!! I have a question for you- I am considering a white sofa and want to get a real person's opinion. Are you able to keep it clean and is it a pain to keep the slipcover looking nice (ie. wrinkles). I really like the Ikea Ektorp sofa in white. Of course PB would be nice but too much money. Thanks!

  12. You message board is adorable!!

  13. this is such a great idea!! I want to make this!! I guess I need to go get a silhouette ;o)

  14. This looks adorable...great job!!

  15. I have a few on my giant metal cabinet "wall" at work. It makes my cube a little bit cuter! :) I love the message at your door idea!

  16. That is darling! I love the shape of the dry erase part. You are definitely keeping with the blue color. Yum! Love it!

  17. LOVE this! So so cute! That vinyl is so fun, I need to get me some of that!

  18. What a cute vinyl idea! But wanted to let you know that I run a beauty blog and did a post on your lash extension experience...because honestly...they look incredible! Here's the site:

  19. This is SO cute! Love it!

  20. Love this! I think I am going to put it on my pantry door under a vinyl pantry word decal, to keep track of the groceries I need!

  21. I LOVE this! It is so cute! Where did you find dry erase vinyl? And did you cute it with your silhouette?
    What a great idea!

  22. This is such a cute idea! Also, I love the fabric you used to hang it with! Might I ask where you bought such adorable fabric? :)

  23. What a great idea! I just found your blog and I have to tell you its just darling! Can't wait to catch up on old posts and pour over the pictures!

  24. I love this idea!

    I commented on your painted mat but I think cyber space has misplaced it! That is gorgeous too! :)

  25. I love this idea! My husband just mentioned that we need a dry erase board in our kitchen for lists, and I was thinking, "Ew, ugly!!" and trying to think of a way to make or get a pretty one. Now we can have one that's gorgeous!! This is so great. Thanks! - Amy


  26. I love this idea and especially the placement on the fridge!

  27. Just found your blog! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! You have such amazing ideas and you are so stinkin cute!


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