Our go-to doorstop for any door that drifts open or closed mysteriously is a rock. A plain ol' rock. I have one at my studio door and for the longest time I was planning to make it less rock-like. I had an idea of painting it with black chalkboard paint so I could write on it (but I soon realized it wasn't practical for me to write on my studio doorstop- but still a cute idea). I thought I would cover it with crochet, but I haven't gotten around to sitting and doing that. This weekend I spent some time organizing my studio and decided to just jump in and make the doorstop pretty, no more procrastinating (at least about doorstops...). Posting it here will serve as a reminder that it's not necessary to overthink things and leave them unfinished for a year.
This project hardly needs a tutorial. As I said, I painted it with black chalkboard paint many months ago, but it would look great just plain as well (although the black underneath is striking). I used 3D paint similar to this, in a white and gray. I love this paint not only because it is textured, but it's easy to use the tip to "write" with, no brushes needed.
I channelled my inner flower doodler, as I have often over these past few weeks.
Using the white, I just kept adding more and more.
Then I added a few details in gray.
And kept adding more....and more.... til' it felt done! Now its nestled back at my studio door, and I love the way it looks with Martha's bag, which is holding my current crochet project (an old friend revisited).
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