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Chalkboard Paint Home Helpers

Cleverly applied chalkboard paint means new places to track appointments, keep lists, and leave messages. Or simply use the surface to draw or doodle, which will appeal to kids and the kid in everyone.
  • Erin Hawkes

    Custom color chalkboard paint recipe from Martha Stewart, as well as ideas for how to use it.

  • Shalini Sharada

    Custom color chalkboard paint. #chalkboardpaint #chalkboard @Katie Stern

  • Morgan Guerra

    Custom color chalkboard paint recipe 1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps. 2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry. 3. Smooth area with 150-grit sandpaper, and wipe off dust. 4. To condition: Rub the side of a piece of chalk over entire surface. ...

  • Sara Falgan

    Custom color chalkboard paint. 1 cup latex or acrylic paint (any color) 2 TBS of unsanded grout Mix a little at a time until there are no lumps. Paint with a foam brush or a roller on a painted or primed surface until even. Let dry, season by rubbing the side of a chalk stick lightly over the painted area, wipe off with a barely damp cloth. Now use as a chalk board. Cool savings idea for my kitchen!

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Homemade Chalk Paint: Mix 1 cup of paint and 2 tablespoons unsanded tile grout with a paint stirrer until smooth. Paint with a roller or a foam applicator to a painted/primed surface making sure to get even coverage. After dry time lightly sand and wipe to remove dust. Rub area with chalk then wipe with barely damp cloth to prepare board for use.

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Turn an old window into a great planning/message board! Paint a piece of wood with chalkboard paint & attach it to the back of an old window frame or attach an old chalkboard to the back.

I am so diggin' this idea. I have non ribbed shades so I'm tempted between Mr & Mrs (one on each side of the bed) or maybe a cute saying like "Always kiss me goodnight" since it's the last thing you see before lights out. Oh the possibilities....

DIY Chalkboard Tray! Perfect for summer parties! So doing this!