Repurpose a mulit-paned window salvaged from a flea market or estate sale. A few coats of chalkboard paint turn it into a memo station. Get the how-to at The Shabby Creek Cottage. Source: The Shabby Creek Cottage
Handmade Gift Ideas ~ Make a magnetic chalkboard out of a picture frame to stick to the fridge for grocery lists. Using a picture frame means the chalkboard is easily removable and can be cleaned completely, right to the edges.