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​Great Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint Around Your Home

​Great Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint Around Your Home

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Chalkboard paint is a home decorating trend that is here to stay. Not only is it a fun and practical way to utilize your walls, but it is also encourages continued creativity. We can’t think of many other paint finishes that will actually have you telling your children to draw on the walls!

Of course chalkboard paint isn’t just for playrooms. We’ve rounded up 5 great ways to use it in your home that are as useful as they are fun.

5 Creative Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint in Your Home

  1. Calendar Command Center - Keep your schedule organized throughout the year with a completely customizable calendar. Use painters tape to make a grid before applying your chalkboard paint to the wall. Once it’s dry fill in your calendar with all of the month’s to-dos. At the end of each month, wipe the old entries away and start fresh!
  2. In Kitchen Cupboards - The inside of the doors to your kitchen cabinets are often under utilized. Make the most out of that space with chalkboard paint. Use a hidden chalkboard to keep track of grocery lists or meal plans for the week.
  3. On Closet Doors - A chalkboard on the back of a mudroom, kitchen, or closet door is a great place to assign chores or leave a surprise note for other members of the family.
  4. In a Home Office - Instead of taking notes on a notepad keep track of memos or assignments to yourself on a chalkboard wall in your home office. Not only will it cut back on desk clutter, but it is also an environmentally-friendly way to stay organized.
  5. In Your Dining Room - A chalkboard in a dining room is a great place to display menus, have a rotating art gallery the entire family can enjoy, play party games like Pictionary, or to have members of your home or guests write out things they are grateful for.

Tips for Loving Your Chalkboard Wall

So maybe you’ve decided that chalkboard paint needs to be in your home somewhere. How can you make sure that this painting project is one that you’ll love years from now?

Ready to see more creative ways that people have used chalkboard paint around their homes? Check out these great examples.

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