Artists' Studio: Create a canvas for your kids' artwork by painting an entire wall with chalkboard paint. They'll love being able to make their own life-size murals without getting into trouble for writing on the walls!
Kids' Activity Center: Paint a child's table with chalkboard paint to create a space for drawing or playing games like checkers or tic-tac-toe. Be sure to keep a container of chalkboard chalk handy and teach your children how to erase their work with a clean, damp cloth or paper towel.
Flowerpot Labels: If you enjoy growing herbs indoors, paint terracotta planters with chalkboard paint. Then label the pots with chalk to keep track of exactly what's growing where—from basil to mint.
Eco-Friendly Message Board: Need a central location for writing down grocery list items, phone messages, and quick reminders—where the whole family will see them? Use chalkboard paint to create a handy, reusable message board for your entire family.
Cabinet To-Do List: Keep track of all the things you need to get done by applying chalkboard paint to the inside of a kitchen cabinet door. This way, your message space will be easily accessible to you, but not visible to visitors.
Daily Menu: In the kitchen, paint a chalkboard square on the wall, frame it with decorative molding or colorful paint, and use the area to display each day's menu. This makes an especially nice touch for family gatherings or when entertaining special guests.
Personalized Coasters: Personalize your coasters with chalkboard paint for just about any occasion. Use them as name cards at your dinner parties, draw storks on them for your best friend's baby shower, or use magnetic tape to display them on your fridge as mini-chalkboards.
Tabletop Canvas: Add colored chalkboard paint to your dinner table and use the space to create personalized place settings for your guests. Or get creative and use your tabletop canvas to share encouraging words at breakfast, announce good news to the whole family, or count down the days until your next vacation.
Organized Chaos: Do you have to rummage through your storage bins every time you need to find something? Problem solved: Just paint chalkboard squares on your bins and label them with light-colored chalk. It's a great way to keep things organized.
Serving Bowls: Add a square of chalkboard paint to serving bowls and label them so guests will know which salsa is the hottest. Apply this technique to mugs or glassware, too, to help your guests keep track of their own drinks.
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