...thanks to the old school phone jack I ripped off the wall in the kitchen. But in this instance, there wasn't time to patch the hole and paint the entire kitchen, like I did in the bathroom. So instead, for under $10 total, I picked up this...
along with a can of this
and went to town painting a couple old wooden paintings I wasn't using anymore along with the frame of that lovely floral print above. I also covered a piece of super thick cardboard in left over fabric from the kitchen chairs. Hung them all up on the wall, to get this:
Problem solved: the hole is covered and we have a fun little chalkboard/peg board area in our kitchen so I can jot down or hang up random notes & reminders!