Instead of the typical whiteboard you find in every college dorm, make your own chalkboard for your to-do lists and messages. You can also do this with mirrors! DIY: Fancy Chalkboards. Buy inexpensive frames, paint the frame, and paint the glass with chalkboard paint.
Really cute idea for jazzing up old file cabinets with picture frames. (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post1492495&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)