1 - spray paint board black and let dry completely.
2 - paint white over the black (we used leftover trim paint) and let dry completely.
3 - sand the edges and a little over the whole board.
6 - after drying completely, sand like crazy for that cool distressed look
Just in case you were wondering (we have already gotten this question) - Why 5? No, we are not trying to assign numbers to our children and the future children that may come someday! I wanted at least four hooks, and five was more visually appealing to me and fit better in the space. There is no hidden meaning in the 5 :)
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