Chalkboard contact paper instead of paint. It's only $6-$12 on Amazon. I used it for my chalkboard and it works perfectly. *Also, attach a jar to the wall to hold chalk.*
Muck room: http://www.stylemepretty.com/living/2014/11/03/eclectic-farmhouse-tour/ | Photography: Jana Carson - http://www.janacarson.com/
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Family Command Center
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Closet turned into a mud room. Love the shoe cubbies.
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