Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
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Portola Valley residence contemporary kitchen
 

Portola Valley residence

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Gayle Weinberg_Kalmin wrote:
Board naterial - Please....is this a chalkboard or what?? Looks like it accepts chalk and thumbtacks.
     Comment   December 8, 2012
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Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
yes but painted on Metal boards
January 5, 2013 at 10:25pm   
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bigrednbig10 wrote:
Wondering if anyone happen to know the dimensions on something like this ? mainly just how wide are the chalkboards ? thank you
   Comment   February 24, 2012
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Emily Hurley
Not specifically for this, but I'd estimate maybe 24" including the frame for each side. Love the look!
February 24, 2012 at 4:57pm   
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kimberlyn wrote:
could someone please tell me how they made this? I am trying to do something similar in my kitchen corner.
   Comment   November 23, 2011
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Emily Hurley
Do you mean the chalkboard? I think you can use magnetic chalkboard paint on the walls, then frame it with the wood. (Or is that not what you are asking?)
June 28, 2012 at 11:49am   
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jboucher1 wrote:
depth? - Can you tell me the depth from the corner? I want to do exactly this, and am wondering how big I should go thanks
   Comment   June 7, 2013
Gayle Weinberg_Kalmin wrote:
Board naterial - Please....is this a chalkboard or what?? Looks like it accepts chalk and thumbtacks.
   Comment   December 8, 2012
bromby wrote:
Make up/dressing corner - I don't have room for a dressing table but I've managed to convince the man to allow me to have a corner of our bedroom to 'girlify'. I'm not massively flouncy but really excited. However there's not much space and really want to utilise the space and make it easy to get ready and be a pleasurable, uncluttered experience. Does anyone have any advice, ideas, or thoughts on storage, decor, or techniques??
   Comment   September 30, 2012
hardcastle8704 wrote:
Stain color? - What kind of finish is that? Stain color?
   Comment   September 24, 2012
michellediane wrote:
What kind of wood is used for the drawer fronts, wall, and chalkboard frame?
   Comment   September 12, 2012

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Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to Off the Beaten Path: Delightful Alcove Spaces
Here's an office space carved out of the walls with just enough room for the basics to keep everyone in the know.
Vanessa Brunner added this to 5 Ways to Make a Better Entrance
2. Make a communication center. Your entryway is the one spot in your home where you are guaranteed to grab a family member's attention. Everyone has to pass by it on their way in and out of the house, so make use of this by putting a bulletin board, calendar, chalkboard or whiteboard nearby. Customize Your Command Center
Shawn Gauthier added this to Straight-Up Advice for Corner Spaces
Sometimes, an extra drawer and a chalkboard are all you need to feel a little bit more sane. Create a built-in nook like in this example to keep track of notes on the board or loose-leaf papers in the drawer.
Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC. added this to 12 Smart Ideas for Decorating Empty Corners
A message corner is mission control in any busy household. Create a small corner for a landline, a chalkboard and messages. While you're at it, add a drawer. A drawer is a must-have for necessities like tape, scissors, rubber bands and loose change.
Kathryn Peltier Design added this to How to Add a Kitchen Message Center
Chalkboards and CorkboardsThis great little triangular recess has a desk and message center and takes up very little room. Designer Tineke Triggs took an awkward existing space, and by trimming out a magnetic chalkboard and adding a matching drawer as well as a concrete countertop, created a useful spot in the kitchen. Look for odd spots in your own kitchen where this might work.

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corner nook for ideas!
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Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke TriggsSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Chalkboards and Corkboards This great little triangular recess has a desk and message center and takes up very little room. Designer Tineke Triggs took an awkward existing space, and by trimming out a magnetic chalkboard and adding a matching drawer as well as a concrete countertop, created a useful spot in the kitchen. Look for odd spots in your own kitchen where this might work.
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Chalkboard paint cost: A can of Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalkboard Paint, 30 ounces, costs about $10. It comes in green or black and will cover 110 square feet. Benjamin Moore offers chalkboard paint versions of all of its regular colors.
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I love the vintage phone along with th rustic touches.
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Kitchen office!!
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Anything is possible with a tiny little niche
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corner idea
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Handy little nook for messages and phone etc
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use the corner!
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I could do this countertop
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message board
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Useful space
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corner
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useful corner
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should do this is the den
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what a brilliant use for a corner!
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small space needed
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Interesting for kitchen on the chimney wall
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message board
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great message area
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Under Kitchen Cabinet
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Para el telefono
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tiny but efficient space
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message center?
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message center. wall mounted steel panel with magnets for notes, phone numbers, etc
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Message center
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Chalkboards and Corkboards (glass whiteboards) This great little triangular recess has a desk and message center and takes up very little room. Designer Tineke Triggs took an awkward existing space, and by trimming out a magnetic chalkboard and adding a matching drawer as well as a concrete countertop, created a useful spot in the kitchen. Look for odd spots in your own kitchen where this might work.
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a computer desk
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telephone nook
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for kitchen area
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Corner desk
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area de mensajes en cocina
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Pizarra para la cocina
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Love small space solution!
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Corner but with whiteboard
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Clever and artsy!!
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message board
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Message centre/desk
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Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke TriggsSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Chalkboards and Corkboards This great little triangular recess has a desk and message center and takes up very little room. Designer Tineke Triggs took an awkward existing space, and by trimming out a magnetic chalkboard and adding a matching drawer as well as a concrete countertop, created a useful spot in the kitchen. Look for odd spots in your own kitchen where this might work.
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Awkward space made useful
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Put in by lockers
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little work space so cute
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For Erin's alcove?
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Awesome use of corner space! Great look
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used only a corner
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Wall
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Corner ideas
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Phone/desk nook
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Love it!!
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Funky family use near kitchen
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kitchen phone
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Cute corner unit.
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Fun corner -- good for "drop zone" - possibly in mudroom or office
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for upstairs corner
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Corner desk idea
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de muur bij de telefoons op de centrale plek in het huis de keuken wil ik echt met schoolbordverf bij voorkeur in kleur en magnetisch!!!
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Corner idea for entry
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Ns kitchen
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frame board
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frame
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gret use of space
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Good counter use
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Corner desk
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nice option for an odd wall... magnetic paint... keep the fridge door clear!
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