Eat Dessert First


Well, I finally made some time to update the chalkboard wall in my gift shoppe. To be honest with you, it’s been completely blank since christmas! Embarrassing, I know.

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The other day I stumble upon this pin via my good ol’ friend Pinterest and was immediately inspired!

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 I let the image stew in my brain for a bit. I knew I wanted my new wall to be cheerful, fun and summery. And since you know how much I love a good quote, I thought I’d throw one of those in there too.

With the idea finally realized in my head, I got to work!

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And here’s what I came up with…

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Super cute, right?

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Cheerful, fun, summery, and delicious! Perfect!

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This has been one of my favorite quotes for quite some time. I love desserts, so I adore this quote for the obvious reasons, but I think it also serves as a reminder to get out and enjoy life. Have fun. Live your dreams. Indulge. Takes risks and have fun. If you want to do something, just do it!

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A great way to approach life, right?

Don’t mind if I do!


If you want to see some of my other chalkboard creations here’s a quick look.

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You can also click here for a more detailed description of how this wall came to be.

So what do you think of my new chalkboard wall?

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  • Charlie at

    I saw your wall on Pinterest, and it inspired me, so I added something similar to my chalkboard wall in my kitchen. I used your quote and lovely layout, and added a menu section underneath for dinner tonight: ice cream, steak, potatoes, broccoli. My kids are already looking forward to dinner- thanks for the inspiration!!!

  • Woo at

    Hi Michael..
    Seems your quite a talented one. Have you thought about perhaps turning your drawings into prints. They are quite whimsical.
    Wendy 🙂

  • Tonya Diehl at

    Ok, I had to come by & check this one out too!! It’s just as lovely as the broom display!! Love the saying too!! Not gonna lie….I kinda want a chalkboard wall now!! 🙂

  • Miss Charming at

    Love it! You are super talented and it looks wonderful.

  • Anonymous at

    I’m so inspired! Searching for a wall right now that can be my chalkboard:)

  • Mrs. Limestone at

    Love it!

    Im so jealous of anyone with a chalkboard wall. I really want one but I dont have the right spot for it.

  • Kelly at

    Best chalkboard walls I’ve seen on the web!

  • Shelley in SC at

    Love these!!! Your chalkboard art is amazing and so fun!

  • ~Grace Happens~ at

    i wish i could hire you to jazz up my chalkboard door. you are beyond talented! xoxo

  • Amanda at

    I think you have very neat chalkboard handwriting, and speaking from experience, I know thats not easy! I really do like how you interpreted your inspiration picture. Is that something you plan to change with the season? Monthly? Its such a fun feature… I want to do one in my house!

  • Anonymous at

    Amazing graphics! You are so creative! Love your blog.

  • Shaunna at

    Looks fantastic! Love the chalkboard walls!

  • Amy at

    WAYYY cute! Love it!! 🙂

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