Saturday, October 24, 2009
Decorating Ideas: DIY Kitchen Chalkboards
I bought a can of chalkboard paint and some primer from our local home improvement store. Since the frame was already there on the wall, I simply masked it off with some tape and primed the wall in between the slats. Then I painted it with a couple of coats of the chalkboard paint. After it was dry, I used colored chalk to draw my design. The top of the frame had a shallow lip on it, which provided a convenient place to arrange a decorative basket, bottles and vegetables.
Making this chalkboard was so easy; just follow the directions on the back of the paint. When you are done you can write and erase it just like a regular chalkboard. If you don’t want to paint your wall, you could easily make your own chalkboard out of any flat surface that takes paint. It’s easy to work with, so have some fun.