Make your own chalkboard paint in any shade! I used a little extra grout than this recipe recommends just b/c I was worried it wouldn't work.. and it totally did! I used 3 TBS instead of 2. Make sure to sand between coats! (It takes 2 but bc I didn't sand the first time I took 3 coats). This made double what I needed to cover the entire side of a bookshelf. Picture to come!