To create your own custom color of chalk-ready paint, simply combine 1 cup latex paint in your desired shade with 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Chalkboards Paintings Colors, Ideas, Projects, Chalkboards Paintings Recipes, Chalkboard Paint, Chalk Boards, Chalk Paintings, Diy Chalkboards, Crafts
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french white chalk pencil for writing on slate, chalk boards or chalk board paint. via etsy.
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.
Four types of Chalkboard Chalk - Chalk Pencil (usually used for sewing and marking fabric - doesn't smudge and good for drawing details), Mechanical Chalk Pencil (used for sewing, makes skinny lines), Chalk Marker (for bold, smooth letters), Regular Chalk
Vintage mirrors with great shapes abound at flea markets. Score one for a few dollars, then transform it into a sophisticated message center. Remove the mirror from its frame, or use painter's tape to cover the frame. Spray several coats of magnetic spray paint on the mirror. Let dry between each coat. Then apply a layer of chalkboard paint and let dry.