Cookie Sheet Chalkboard Creations At Morning Pointe

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Resident Liz Haynes shows off her floral chalkboard she created in art class.
Resident Liz Haynes shows off her floral chalkboard she created in art class.
Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove residents spent a crafty afternoon creating chalkboards out of cookie sheets.  After drilling holes in the cookie sheets, they sprayed the sheets with chalkboard paint, added decorative spring designs and tied a colorful ribbon at the top for the finishing touch.  After creating the chalkboards, residents decorated the Assisted Living Community with the finished Spring projects.

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