7 Inspired Uses for Chalkboard Paint
There’s seemingly no end to the creative ways you can use chalkboard paint. If you need help using chalkboard paint in your house, you might consult with a painter. Check out our top 7 ideas:
1. Wall calendar: Grab some tape and grab some paint. 42 squares later, you’ve got yourself the coolest calendar on the block.
2. Jar labels: Plain jar? Boring. Jar painted with chalkboard paint? Super fun.
3. Perfect pantry door: Did you need rice? Or was it orzo? Make sure your grocery list is up-to-date by painting the inside (or outside) of your pantry door.
4. Kid-proof table: How do you stop a kid from writing on the kitchen table? Make her draw on the coffee table.
5. Chalkboard paint magnets: What do you get when you stick magnets to the back of seven 5″ x 5″ pieces of wood-covered in chalkboard paint? Seven of the coolest magnets you’ve ever seen.
6. Chalkboard drawers: Where did you put those jeans again? Paint the front of your dresser drawers and you’ll never ask yourself that question again. Unless you don’t use a dresser. In which case we can’t help you. (This also works great for kitchen cabinets).
7. Interactive art: Grab some cool stencils, paint them on a few walls, give your guests chalk and let them release their inner Van Gogh.
You might also consider electrostatic or powdercoat paint, which costs about $550 to cover your cabinets with. It’s great for metal cabinets, and you don’t have to worry about overspraying it.
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