7 DIY Chalkboard Paint Projects

chalkboard headboard bedDying to get in on the ongoing chalkboard paint craze (nope, it's not over yet)?

Aside from covering a great drawing wall in a kids' room or playroom, there are so many fun projects you can do with a little can of this epic paint.

Here are seven fun DIY chalkboard paint ideas you can take on this summer.





1. Chalkboard door: Perfect in the kitchen for the grocery list or a message center (see also chalkboard cabinet doors).

chalkboard door kitchen

2. Chalkboard globe: Plan trips around the world. Erase. Plan again.

chalkboard globe

3. Chalkboard headboard: Can't commit to one headboard? Draw a new style every month.

chalkboard headboard

4. Glass canisters with chalkboard labels (see tutorial): A pretty way to store and label the sugar, flour, or even the laundry detergent.

glass canisters chalkboard labels

5. Sliding chalk and cork boards: Hide ugly things like a fuse box.

chalkboard cork board sliding panels

6. Chalkboard frames. Add visual interest to a boring display.

chalkboard frames spice rack

7. Outdoor art chalkboards: Keep the kids creative and happy in the backyard.

chalkboards child art

Do you have a chalkboard paint project in the works?

Images (top to bottom) via: Anthropologie, Bloesem, Michele Varian (via Neatorama), Anthropologie, Mustard Seed Creations, Southern Living, AT, and angry chicken

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