Chalk It Up: Cool Ideas for Using Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard paint is a really fun DIY tool that can transform just about anything in your home to an interactive feature. From walls and doors to decorative accessories, it is a huge trend right now that both kids and adults alike enjoy. You can purchase chalkboard paint at any major hardware store. It’s easy to work with and the results offer a great look. Check out some of these cool and creative ideas for using chalkboard paint that I’ve found.

This walls of this corner were cleverly turned into both a creative canvas and a great place to store reminders and a to-do list for a teen or college student. Photo: Houzz

Why not give an old refrigerator a facelift with some chalkboard paint? The kids will love it and you’ll have a handy place for your shopping list. Photo: Interior Break

This stunning 16th century manor in England took advantage of an entire wall in the dining room as a giant drawing and message board. Photo: One Kind Design

What a great idea to frame a chalkboard and use it as a headboard. You can write inspiring messages or notes that you think of in the middle of the night. Photo: Truly Engaging

Easily identify the food on a serving platter by painting it with chalkboard paint. Such a cute idea! Photo & Tutorial: Wit and Whistle

Paint an inexpensive or thrift store vase with chalkboard paint for a great table marker. Photo: Wedding Fashion

This cool chalkboard globe retails at Neiman Marcus for $340 but you can easily recreate your own version for a fraction of the cost. Great for kids. Photo: Neiman Marcus

Easily label your office accessories with chalkboard paint. Even the pencil holder serves a purpose as a notepad. Photo: Bright Bold Beautiful

Recycle old wine bottles by painting them with chalkboard paint and putting them to use as a stylish vase. Photo: Bell’alimento

Chalkboard placemats make a perfect name card and give your guests something fun to do. Have a piece of chalk set aside for each guest to play with. Photo: The Bride’s Diary

Inspired to get creative with some DIY chalkboard paint projects yet? :)

Warm regards,
Megan

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